Site Medical Director, South Loop Chicago

Company University of Chicago Medicine Care Network, LLC
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(5/10/2024 11:18 AM)
Job ID
2024-69852
Shift
Day
New Position Type
FT Regular
CBA Code
Non-Union

Job Description

Site Medical Director, Job, UChicago Medical Group

 

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 overseeing ambulatory patient care and related services provided by the University of Chicago Medical Center (''UCM") at the designated site. The Medical Director collaborates with UCM leaders and provides oversight, coordination, and integration of primary care and subspecialty units providing services on-site and in the surrounding community. Working closely with the Operations Director, the Medical Director will balance administrative responsibilities, clinical practice, maintaining a consistent on-site presence. 

 

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.

 

Medical Director Responsibilities

 

Clinic Operations 

  • Oversee clinic operations, safety, compliance, budget management
  • Collaborates on clinic program integration
  • Ensures unparalleled patient and staff experience 

Performance Management

  • Implement improvement initiatives to achieve desired performance, access, patient experience, utilization, clinical finances, and quality
  • Develop monitoring and reporting procedures
  • Manages conflict resolution and escalates issues
  • Approves clinical practice protocols
  • Participates in performance assessments of staff

Business Development and Relationship Management

  • Facilitates community-based relationships with referring physicians, patients, community groups, and civic leaders.
  • Represents the site-based physician and provider practices

Leadership Development

  • Foster collaboration and teamwork, recognizing individual contributions 
  • Plans education, and professional development for clinic providers

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • MD/DO
  • Can be a Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
  • Board Certified 
  • Completed a US Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Residency
  • 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

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 and rapidly growing to bring the forefront of medicine to communities throughout Chicagoland. 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.  Discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: https://www.uchicagomedicine.org/about-us/careers/uchicago-medicine-medical-group.

 

Interested candidates please contact:

Kayla Scheiding
at: Kayla.scheiding@uchicagomedicine.org 

 

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. 

 

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: https://www.uchicagomedicine.org/about-us/careers/uchicago-medicine-medical-group

 

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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