|Leadership - Non-Clinical||Operations||St. Louis||MO||163039|
Cejka Search has been exclusively retained by Saint Louis University Physician Group (SLUCare) of St. Louis, Missouri to assist in the recruitment of an accomplished executive to serve as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for the 600-member faculty practice plan.
The CEO is responsible for the strategy and vision of the faculty practice plan, while directing all clinical, operational, quality, administrative and fiscal functions. The CEO has oversight of all clinical affiliations, partnerships, joint ventures, marketing, contracting and related managed care activities associated with the faculty practice plan. The CEO will serve as SLUCare’s representative for the organization’s strategic partnership with SSM Health to align appropriate business and contractual functions to advance SLUCare’s clinical programs and services.
Reporting directly to the Dean of the School of Medicine, the CEO will serve as a key business leader ensuring operations align with SLUCare and the School of Medicine’s mission and clinical strategic initiatives with an emphasis on operational performance, revenue enhancement, customer service and employee work culture. This position will lead key strategies that promote growth and profitability while differentiating SLUCare from its competitors in service delivery and excellence. The CEO will support St. Louis University Department Chairs to promote the highest standards of clinical care and advance quality, patient safety and service excellence benchmarks. The CEO will work closely with Department Chairs and faculty to ensure that the expansion of SLUCare is coordinated, successfully planned and implemented and aligns with academic priorities.
SLUCare physicians are among the most highly trained in their fields – more than 50 specialties in all – and are national and international experts, renowned for research and innovations in medicine. SLUCare’s 600 healthcare providers and over 1,300 team members are located in hospitals and medical offices throughout the St. Louis region. SLUCare faculty exclusively staffs SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital, an academic pillar in the community for more than 80 years. Saint Louis University, SLUCare, and SSM Health, one of the largest employers in St. Louis, have partnered to build a state-of-the-art replacement hospital and ambulatory care center slated to open late 2020.
SLUCare’s new CEO will be an accomplished healthcare executive with a proven track record and depth of experience in successfully managing a high performing faculty practice plan or large, multi-location integrated medical group. The CEO will demonstrate significant experience fostering a culture that promotes physician engagement, collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach to advancing quality care, exceptional service, and financial performance. A master’s degree is preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required.
Qualified candidates should contact and submit their resume/CV to: