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Chief Medical Officer

Company: South Side Healthy Community Organization
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

About the Organization The South Side Healthy Community Organization (SSHCO) is non-profit organization built as a collaborative of 13 healthcare organizations - safety net hospitals, health systems and Federally Qualified Health Centers - on the South Side of Chicago. Supported by generous state funding, the SSHCO aims to build a healthcare system that will prioritize community needs, intervene earlier, and respond better. Our model, driven by community input, will better connect existing health organizations, increase access to care, address some of the most challenging health issues we face, and ultimately, build health equity and ensure stronger, healthier communities across the South Side of Chicago.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes, medical/dental/vision insurances, 401(k) with company match, paid time off, tuition benefits, company paid life insurance and much more... Req Number ADM-23-00001 Category Administration Position Chief Medical Officer Open Date 9/20/2023 Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt Pay Range Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time Work Modality Shift Days Description This is a .5FTE (20hr/weeek) position.As an integral part of the SSHCO administrative team, the Chief Medical Officer serves as a strategic leader within SSHCO and support to our collaborative partners to help attract, develop, and retain physician leaders. The CMO serves as a liaison between SSHCO and our sponsored providers while driving commitment to SSHCO's goals of addressing healthcare inequities, enhanced patient care quality, and awareness of social determinants of health.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties.

  • Provide clinical leadership to internal and external partners and community constituents to support mission-based initiatives related to the SSHCO Healthy Community model.
  • Active member of the Provider Operations Advisory Committee, playing an integral role in the development and execution of provider operations and pipeline strategies.
  • Drive physician engagement amongst subsidized providers, SSHCO partner organizations and throughout the community.
  • Serve as an additional resource to subsidized providers and collaborative partners by providing education and training, mentorship, and expertise around health care transformation.
  • Member of the SSHCO executive leadership team supporting the CEO, clinical and overall operations, Board of Directors and other related areas of the organization.
  • Represent the SSHCO throughout the community.
  • Performs other duties as needed.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: N/ATRAVEL REQUIRED: Local travel to healthcare organizations - safety net hospitals, health systems and Federally Qualified Health Centers - on the South Side of Chicago may be required.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Doctor of medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree (or equivalent) required.
    • Current IL state license as a MD or DO without restrictions, limitations, or sanctions from government programs required.
    • 10+ years of experience in a clinical role with 3+ years of proven work experience as a Chief Medical Officer or similar role/experience required.
    • Familiarity with the healthcare needs and cultures in the communities we service.
    • Strategic thinking with ability to drive results.
    • Robust organizational, collaboration and verbal/written communication skillset.
    • Cultural competency and empathetic mindset. - EOE Statement SSHCO is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

      Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment. Our hiring and employment practices are based solely on job-related criteria and qualifications, and we strive to ensure that all employees and applicants are treated with respect, fairness, and without bias. We promote an environment where every team member can thrive, contribute their best, and reach their full potential.

      If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or throughout your employment, please contact us at We are dedicated to providing the necessary support to ensure equal access and opportunities for all individuals.
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