Chief Medical Officer

Community Health Services | Hartford, CT

Permanent Position


Community Health Services (CHS) is a free-standing Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Hartford, CT. It is a healthy and growing organization that seeks a Chief Medical Officer who will assume responsibility for overall clinical oversight for CHS’s five clinical service lines generating 105,000 patient encounters annually; this bonus-eligible position is a member of their senior leadership team.


Being sought is an experienced, farsighted physician leader with a strong commitment to the FQHC mission, and who has successfully led a primary care operation.  S/he must have strong interpersonal and managerial skills, good understanding of population health, and an orientation to analytics/quality metrics.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer will be a member of CHS’ Senior Management Team.  The position will provide overall direction and leadership to CHS’ five clinical departments: Adult Medicine, Behavioral Health, Dental, Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, and Women’s Health.  Each service line is headed by a Clinical Director, who maintains overall responisbility for the service line and who partners with other department leadership staff that includes a Practice Manager, and, in medical departments, a Nurse Manager.

Chief Medical Officer

For More Information

Referral of networking sources or potential candidates is welcome. Interested parties please send cover letter and resume to For additional questions please contact Gale Batchelder ( at 617-547-3159 or Jeff Zegas (  at 781-938-1975.  All contact with ZurickDavis will remain confidential.

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