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Chief Medical Officer, Population Health (64456)

Curana Health

Curana Health

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Job Details

Fully Remote
Full Time


Curana Health is a provider of value-based primary care services exclusively for the senior living industry, including in nursing homes, assisted/independent living facilities, CCRC/life plan communities and affordable senior housing communities. Curana Health serves more than 1,100 senior living community partners across 30 states and participates in both the MSSP ACO, ACO Reach and Medicare Advantage programs with CMS. Backed by more than $300M in venture capital funding, the organization is poised to disrupt care delivery in senior living on a meaningful scale through innovative care models and applied analytics.


To enable Curana Health’s expansion and performance, the Population Health team is seeking a high-performing leader to provide clinical guidance and oversight to our value-based care delivery model and contracts. This role will report to the President - Medical Group and provide oversight and guidance of: care model delivery development; provider clinical care pathways; educating our provider team on Curana model; in addition to acting as a clinical representative for the Curana population health team in external forums. This is a great opportunity to drive the expansion of value-based care within Curana which is a critical part of our mission to improve the health, happiness, and dignity of senior living residents.

Key Responsibilities

  • Partner with the President - Medical Group, Chief Population Health Officer, and VP, Clinical Programs to develop and maintain the overarching clinical model that Curana will use to support value-based care delivery to our patients including interdisciplinary team structure, systems/tools, and processes.
  • Develop clinical pathways for key conditions/events common to caring for patients in senior living environments.
  • Provide oversight of clinical documentation improvement efforts.
  • Oversee creation of clinical content and sequencing/prioritization of content to educate providers on clinical model.
  • Lead clinical quality committee.
  • Represent Curana in meetings with external partners including facilities, Medicare Advantage plans, CMS and industry associations.
  • Live the clinical model by spending a small portion of time on direct patient care

Background & Requirements

  • MD or DO degree
  • Valid, unencumbered license to practice medicine in 1 or more states
  • 7+ years of experience in clinical leadership roles in value-based care settings/programs
  • Familiarity and experience with value-based care concepts and payment models, e.g. ACOs, Medicare Advantage, capitation, shared savings
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience in conducting executive-facing discussions.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and ability to shift focus across priorities as business needs evolve.
  • Proficiency in business systems including Microsoft Office, customer relationship and project management tools


  • Travel estimate: 20-40%

Curana Health is dedicated to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity. We affirm, in policy and practice, our commitment to diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable or state law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws and ordinances.

The EEO policy applies to all personnel matters as outlined in our company policy including recruitment, hiring, transfers, and general treatment during employment.