The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI HEALTH) is seeking a Chief Medical Officer to lead our Mile Square Health Center division at UI Health. The Chief Medical Officer is a Senior Leadership position within the FQHC enterprise. This position is responsible for the coordination, management and supervision of all medical/provider personnel within the FQHC enterprise.
The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for ensuring that care is delivered within the standards for each medical discipline and appropriately aligned with our federally approved scope of practice. The CMO has a multifaceted role that includes responsibilities and duties in clinical, managerial, educational and research. This position plays a key role in developing and sustaining internal relationships with University departments and health science colleges and external relationships with other community and public health organizations. Responsible for procuring services to meet the unique needs of Mile Square's service area.
The MSHC Chief Medical Officer has an indirect reporting relationship to the Associate Vice Chancellor of Health Affairs/Community Based Practice.
Within the scope of the Chief Medical Officer role, maintain a balanced clinical practice.
Review developmental and medical history of patient; explain and obtain medical history from patient, parents, guardians or responsible adults to prepare profile on patients for presentation at diagnostic staffing.
Review medical and laboratory data for presentation at diagnostic staffing; participate in diagnostic staffing to correlate findings, determine diagnosis and develop appropriate treatment recommendation; if indicated along with relevant member(s) of the team; discuss findings and recommendations with patient, agencies, etc.
Responsible for medication management when indicated.
Supervise medical residents and other health professionals as appropriate; may include consulting to school/work/residential settings.
Either directly or through delegates, responsible for the management, supervision and evaluation of all medical/provider personnel within the Mile Square Enterprise. Ensure that providers deliver high quality care and service within the standard of care for given discipline.
Develop and monitor performance and quality matrix to ensure the performance standards are met. Coach and counsel staff to ensure continuous performance improvement.
Provide oversight for the recruitment, retention, and training of all provider personnel. Ensure staff compliance with the Federal Health Center Program, Section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, regulations and requirements ("Section 330").
Develop, implement and monitor policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
Provide oversight and management of quality and risk management program ensuring compliance with state, federal regulations and regulatory guidelines.
Provide ongoing reports to Mile Square Health Center's Executive Director and Mile Square Health Center's Community Board of Directors on a regular basis.
Facilitate continuous communication among partners within the MSHC enterprise.
Assist in the development of grant proposals for Mile Square Health Center. Periodically review grant deliverables to ensure that activities tasked to clinical staff are being achieved. Review or facilitate the collection of clinical data required for grant reported as requested. Participate in the preparation of grant reports.
Professionally represent the University of Illinois Mile Square Health Center within the community and press.
Research and Innovation
Facilitate and actively participate in the Mile Square Research Council including reviewing internal and external proposals for compliance with guidelines and standards developed by the Research Council.
Review, approve, and monitor requests for provider involvement in research activities to ensure continuous compliance with Research Council Standards, adherence to approved guidelines for patient protection, provider project allocation time, acknowledgement and compensation to the Mile Square enterprise.
Prepare, present, or facilitate the presentation of the Research Council's recommendation for research approval for the Mile Square Board of Directors.
Guide Mile Square Health Center providers in reviewing, evaluating and where appropriate implementing evidence based models of practice.
Encourage and work with provider groups to identify research questions that may lead to collaborations with other departments and colleges engaged in health disparities research.
Drive research and practice informed clinical innovation strategies to advance the mission of Mile Square enterprise.
Assist in the development of a community needs assessment in order to develop programs to address health and social needs within the unique communities served by Mile Square Health Center.
Education and Professional Development
Manage and support all aspects of the medical education teaching program for residents and medical students rotating through Mile Square enterprise.
Facilitate professional development and mentoring opportunities for providers and other team members.
Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Doctor of Medicine degree from an ACGME accredited medical college required.
Board certified in required specialty; Illinois license to practice medicine or Illinois license eligible.
Master of Public Health preferred.
Salary & Benefits: UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.
To Apply: For consideration, please submit a complete application packet by August 4, 2017. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Complete application packet must include the following: 1. A fully completed online application. 2. An updated CV or resume. 3. A personal statement.
The personal statement should be three to five pages in length, focusing on three thematic areas:
Leadership philosophy and professional development
Research and community service
Personal statement must be typed and saved in Word or PDF format, including your first and last name.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.