Interim management is a valuable stop
gap tool that organizations may use to give themselves a way to
mitigate a potentially disastrous lack of CMO services. The
deficit may be caused by the abrupt departure, death or removal
of an executive or, alternatively, may be caused difficult
recruitment issues. The ideal interim manager needs to have the
experience to lead the organization and enough passion for the
position to perform admirably, without impeding the natural
course of the executive selection process.
There are times when the ideal candidate
for the interim position is already within the organization.
Often this is the case when either the interim is the leading
candidate for the permanent position, or would be if they were
desirous of the position.
When an inside candidate is not readily
available, organizations need outside assistance. Mentat
Systems Inc. is able to provide that assistance,
particularly when there are other issues that need disposition,
either proceeding or in conjunction with the recruitment effort.
We are particularly versed in techniques
and strategies that would be used to restructure or otherwise
optimize the medical staff relationships in order to attract an
elevated level of candidates to the job.
When an organization decides to develop
the medical executive role, Mentat Systems Inc. has the
tools and the experience to smoothly create and integrate the
position into the organization's structure, assisting with the
selection as requested. Job descriptions, organizational charts,
functional and management supports and structures are
documented as a part of the engagement. Particular attention
is given to relationships, particularly the one with the Chief