Chief Medical Officer

14 Feb 2022 9:52 AM | Bria Mulder (Administrator)

 Position title: Chief Medical Officer

·         Location- Reno, NV 

·         Position Description

The CMO exists to ensure medical service excellence for the agency. The Chief Medical Officer provides supervision, leadership and preceptorship to Clinic Provider staff at Northern Nevada HOPES and serves as a member of the Executive team in the development and implementation of the strategic vision for Northern Nevada HOPES.

Northern Nevada HOPES is a community health and wellness center serving the Northern Nevada area. We are a non-profit community health center located in a historic and quaint area of downtown Reno, Nevada. Our expert care teams provide integrated medical and wellness services to individuals and families in our community. We welcome everyone, and meet them wherever they are, providing a safe and accepting place to access comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare services.

Comprehensive, integrated care is the cornerstone of the patient-centered medical home; Northern Nevada HOPES has a robust offering of services and collaborates with other service providers in the community to ensure our patients have a comprehensive, well-rounded program to meet their individual health and wellness needs. The medical home model holds promise as a way to improve health care in America by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered. At HOPES we understand there are many determinants of health and that a range of personal, social, economic, and environmental factors influence health.

Important things to know about us:

We are a certified Patient-Centered Medical Home, recognized by the National Commission on Quality Assurance

We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). The mission of all FQHCs is to provide excellent health care services to otherwise under-served populations. We accept most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and the uninsured. For the uninsured, we offer discounted services based on a sliding fee scale.

We are a National Health Service Corp site, and our providers are eligible to apply toward a federal loan forgiveness program

 We have an impressive team of clinicians and providers and our current clinical and supportive services include:

  • Primary medical care for adults, adolescents and children
  • Behavioral health counseling
  • Psychiatric care
  • HIV specialty care
  • Medication Assisted Treatment specialty care
  • Hepatitis C specialty care
  • Transgender specialty care for adults
  • Nutrition services
  • Comprehensive social support services
  • Harm reduction outreach and prevention
  • Laboratory, x-ray and pharmacy services on site.

Named one of the Best Places to Work in Northern Nevada in 2015, 2018, 2019 and titled Best Place to Work Hall of Fame, we offer a great deal of attention to ensuring our employees have work/life balance and the opportunity to grow and develop their careers. We offer a second-to-none benefits package (where there are free options for employee medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance for full-time employees), very competitive compensation, generous paid time off, and a chance to partner with amazing care providers to changes lives.

At HOPES, all employees serve as ambassadors to our patients and the community.  Your co-workers at HOPES are one of the many contributing factors to HOPES being named one of Northern Nevada's Best Places to Work three times.  To learn more about the Key Accountabilities of HOPES Squad members, take a look at

Fit is as important as function at HOPES. We enjoy a VERY special collaborative culture that thrives on open communication and valuing everyone's contribution to the team. We are as unique as the populations we serve! However, we all agree on our dedication to optimizing wellness for the people we serve and understand we ALL are responsible for the mission of Northern Nevada HOPES.

To find out more about HOPES, visit our website at We have a great mission and have been inducted into the Best Places to Work Hall of Fame.  All our careers are listed on our Careers page at

Check out our AMAZING, second-to-none benefits program at

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If this sounds like the role for you, apply online. Please include a cover letter that tells us more about YOU!  Include all your achievements, what sets you apart and why you are choosing HOPES for your forever home.

Northern Nevada HOPES is a Federally Qualified Health Center and Patient Centered Medical Home. 

We are a Drug-Free Workplace and utilize E-Verify to confirm work eligibility.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited institution and licensed in the State of Nevada (in good standing) as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy. Active DEA and Nevada State Pharmacy license.
  • At least 5 years’ clinical experience as a medical provider required.
  • At least 5 years of leadership.
  • At least 3 years of staff supervision in outpatient or inpatient setting required.
  • Experience working with HIV infected persons, those with substance abuse and/or mental health issues, and those experiencing homelessness preferred.
  • Ability to converse in Spanish is preferred.

Contact Information:

Megan Barrenchea, HR Director

Careers - Northern Nevada HOPES (

Nevada MGMA
PO Box 3403, Hamilton, NJ 08619