SSM Health - Illinois seeks a Regional Chief Medical Officerto join its growing team. SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system.
SSM Health – Illinois serves approximately 230,000 people in a nine-county area of southern Illinois. As one of the largest health care organizations in southern Illinois, SSM Health includes two regional hospitals located in Mt. Vernon and Centralia, our medical group, with eight family health centers and several specialty programs.
Joining our Illinois ministry as the Regional CMO, along with Administrative Council of the ministry, successful candidates will serve as a member of the regional leadership team providing strategic direction of two facilities (combined total of 274 beds) with multiple services lines and ancillary locations.
Key Responsibilities and Desired Outcomes:
Serve as the lead physician executive of the two Ministry Hospitals
Provides regional leadership for safety, clinical quality and value-based care.
Lead and develop, with implementation, a culture of patient safety and physician engagement.
Develop a regionalization plan to regionalize service lines, call group and by-laws across both facilities
Promote team building and collaboration across the Hospital and the employed medical group as well as the independent providers in the ministry.
Motivates, encourages and empowers physicians and clinical staff to achieve personal, organization and team goals by promoting a collaborative working environment.
Serve as a member of the regional leadership team providing strategic direction for continued growth and development of clinical services.
Collaborates with the Hospital and Medical Group leadership team to achieve clinical satisfaction and financial goals through the ministry.
Implements business plans for any new services added to the Ministry
Works closely with the Presidents of each facility by assuming fiscal responsibility through budgetary planning and implementation
Establishes and monitors process improvement initiatives to achieve value-based outcome metrics.
Identifies and works collaborative with key internal and external customers, including local Critical Access Hospitals as well as the medical group and independent physicians/groups.
Develop and implement a physician mentoring program to allow for development of physicians into future leaders.
Successful Candidates will possess:
Five-Ten years demonstrating strong leadership skills with experience as a CMO within an integrated health system
Experience overseeing a diverse medical staff with multiple locations, either in a VPMA or CMO role.
Exceptional emotional intelligence
Exposure to rural healthcare
Experience managing complex multi-specialty operations and/or multi-site operations within a health system
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration or related field is a plus.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: STAR and CAA available for earning.
Internal Number: 0002
About SSM Health
SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 23 hospitals, more than 290 outpatient care sites, a pharmacy benefit company, an insurance company, two nursing homes, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a technology company, and two Accountable Care Organizations. SSM is the sixth largest Catholic health care system in the country.With more than 11,000 physicians on its medical staff and more than 38,000 employees in four states, SSM Health is one of the largest employers in every community it serves. An early adopter of the electronic health record (EHR), SSM Health is a national leader for the depth of its EHR integration.The culture of SSM Health is driven by its Mission and Values and is characterized by its commitment to providing a comprehensive service approach to persons of all ages and social strata (with special concern for the poor), its dedication to diversity in its workforce, its programs and facilities, and its relian...ce on continuous quality improvement principles to guide the delivery of patient care and its commitment to transforming health care.In recognition of the system’s commitment to continuous quality improvement, in 2002 SSM became the first health care system in the nation to win the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is given by the President of the United States to organizations that apply for and are judged to be outstanding in seven areas: leadership, strategic planning, customer and ministry focus, information and analysis, human resource focus, process management, and business results.Southern Illinois provides a great area to establish a balanced professional and personal lifestyle with our outstanding schools, abundant recreation and mild climate where easy access is available to St. Louis, Chicago, Evansville, Indianapolis, Lexington, Louisville, Memphis and Nashville.Located at the crossroad of Interstate 57 and Interstate 64 in south central Illinois, where small town atmosphere close to big-city amenities you will enjoy a great area with 4 seasons, long springs and falls and mild winters, with St. Louis, Missouri only being an hour away. Strong public & private schools including a new $74 million, 315,00 square foot high school that opened August 2016.Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, an 85-acre estate featuring the Mitchell Museum which displays changing art exhibits, an outdoor sculpture park, performing arts center, dinner theatre, concerts, art classes and craft show. Enjoy the outdoors? Rend Lake Recreation Area, including over 20,000 acres of public land, 19,000 acres of lake water with 27 boat ramps, bike trails and hunting and fishing available only 20 minutes south