Site Medical Director, South Loop Chicago

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 4 months ago(12/1/2023 3:19 PM)
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New Position Type
FT Regular
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Job Description

Site Medical Director, Job, UChicago Medical Group 


Join a patient centered collegial, supportive, and friendly team whose mission is to provide superior health care in a compassionate manner, ever mindful of each patient’s dignity and individuality. UChicago Medicine Medical Group takes pride supporting motivated providers in delivering outstanding care in the community. 


UChicago Medicine Medical Group seeks an exceptional Site Medical Director for our South Loop location in Chicago, Illinois.


The Site Medical Director is the primary physician leader responsible for overall ambulatory patient care and related services provided by the University of Chicago Medical Center (''UCM") at the designated site. The Medical Director works in collaboration with UCM clinical and administrative leaders and provides oversight, coordination, and integration of a multitude of primary care and subspecialty units providing services on-site and in the surrounding community. The Medical Director works in partnership with the on-site Operations Director and has a consistent on-site presence allocated to effectively discharge these administrative responsibilities with the remainder of time dedicated to clinical practice.


Clinic Operations 

  • Ambulatory operational policies, infection control, patient safety, HIPAA compliance, Joint Commission standards adherence, budget management
  • Reviews and advises on budget and capital requests
  • Collaborates with administration and physicians to facilitate integration of new clinic programs and operations
  • Ensures unparalleled patient experience, access, and staff satisfaction in coordination with UCMC leadership

Performance Management

  • Oversees clinical quality and patient safety,
  • Responsible for monitoring and implementing improvement initiatives in support of site-specific needs to achieve desired performance across all dimensions including access, patient experience, utilization, clinical finances, and quality
  • Works with management teams and physicians to develop procedures for monitoring, reporting, and continually improving clinical outcomes to meet UCM operating principles and best practices
  • Manages conflict resolution and escalates unresolved or major issues to the Chief Ambulatory Medical Officer
  • Approves clinical practice protocols for the site
  • Participates in performance assessments of professional staff

Business Development and Relationship Management

  • In collaboration with the Executive Director and UCM leadership, facilitates community-based relationships with key constituencies (referring physicians, patients, community groups, civic leaders)
  • Represents the site-based physician and provider practices

Leadership Development

  • Creates an environment of inter-professional collaboration and teamwork that recognizes and encourages each team member's unique contributions to patient safety. clinical quality and the patient
  • Plans opportunities for education, training and professional development for clinic providers 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Active member in good standing of the UCM Medical Staff without restriction to practice
  • No current or recent (within 2 years) UCM policy violations or professionalism interventions
  • Demonstrated track record of collaborative leadership as evidenced by successful leadership in a matrix reporting structure and partnerships with leaders from other disciplines to reach shared goals.
  • Demonstrated skills in conflict resolution
  • Intense interest in improving ambulatory care, with a focus on quality, safety, operational performance and professional development
  • Proven ability to represent various constituencies and accomplish goals by using influence within a complex matrix organization
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Visionary and innovative, able to inspire others throughout a large, complex organization, attracting followers, building effective coalitions, and being a catalyst for action
  • Passionately focused on patients and service excellence, performance and performance improvement
  • Politically savvy, able to maneuver through complex political situations effectively and quietly, be sensitive to how people and organizations function, and anticipate where conflicts are and plan accordingly
  • A highly skilled and persuasive communicator with a visible presence
  • An empathetic and respectful listener with strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to build consensus among strong, diverse and sometimes competing individuals and programs
  • Experience and knowledge in implementation and outcomes related to evidence-based medicine or quality improvement methodology
  • Analytical , data driven, able to articulate and present information to the leadership, and medical staff, to identify problems, create a solution and make the solution operational
  • Results-oriented with the ability to keep the organization focused on achieving long-term goals, persistent in achieving success and in inspiring a shared vision for the future
  • Able and willing to make decisions to achieve evolving standards of excellence of patient care

Services Offered

  • Allergy and Immunology
  • Dermatology
  • Midwifery
  • Neurology
  • Neuro-Oncology (Brain & Spinal Tumors)
  • Neurosurgery
  • OB/GYN
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Pediatric Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Primary Care
  • Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
  • Sports Medicine
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Women’s Health

Opportunity Highlights

  • 100% outpatient (OP) position
  • Full time position
  • Medical Assistant support 1:1 ratio
  • RN Support
  • Monday-Saturday morning practice
  • Competitive compensation package, including a 2- year base guarantee with upside
  • On Call will be determined by the group
  • Exceptional benefits – Medical, dental, retirement, time off, CME allowance

About UChicago Medicine Medical Group

  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is aligned with The University of Chicago Medicine. With a history dating to 1927, the University of Chicago Medicine is a not-for-profit academic health system with hospitals, outpatient clinics and physician practices throughout Chicago and the suburbs
  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group is growing rapidly, to bring the forefront of medicine to communities throughout Chicagoland
  • We support physicians in providing outstanding care in the community
  • UChicago Medicine Medical Group's outpatient facilities are conveniently located throughout Chicago and surrounding suburbs 

Interested candidates please contact:

Kayla Scheiding

UChicago Medicine Medical Group is comprised of UCM Care Network Medical Group, Inc. and Primary Healthcare Associates, S.C. UChicago Medicine Medical Group providers are not employees or agents of The University of Chicago Medical Center, The University of Chicago or UChicago Medicine Ingalls Memorial.

Must comply with UCMC’s COVID-19 Vaccination requirement as a condition of employment. If you have already received the vaccination, you must provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. This is in addition to your compliance with the Flu Vaccination requirement as well. Medical and religious exemptions will be considered consistent with applicable law. Lastly, a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check are also required for all employees prior to hire. 

Why Join Us

UCM Care Network is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at:


We are an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


Why Join Us

UCM Care Network is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at:


We are an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


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