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Chief Business Officer, College of Medicine

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL ~ June 05, 2018

The College of Medicine (COM) at the University of Illinois is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Chief Business Officer, University of Illinois Physicians Group (UIPG).

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the individual in this position will be responsible for directing the business and administrative affairs of the University of Illinois’ physician group practice (the Medical Service Plan, or MSP). The UIPG comprises the patient care activities of the 17 clinical departments in the College of Medicine, representing approximately 800 physicians and $250 million of revenue. The position will focus on the collective financial success of the practices and sharing of financial information with the department heads and other physician leaders.

Duties include, but are not limited to, optimization of the clinical revenue cycle, accounting and financial reporting, business development, governance and finances of the ambulatory clinics, manage the UIPG analytics team, and develop branding, identity management, and marketing programs for the UIPG.


This position will also act as liaison and communicate clear objectives between the UI Physicians Group and other constituencies, provide mentorship for clinical department administrators and clinic directors, and hire, train, develop and manage staff to meet group objectives.

Minimum of a Master’s degree in business, health, public administration, or related field is required with a minimum of eight years of healthcare leadership experience within a sizable, complex, multi-site provider organization; experience within an academic environment is required.  Prior experience leading practice operations within a highly matrixed, multi-dimensional environment and a proven track record in advancing clinical integration and improving medical practice operations, with the ability to develop relationships with academic physicians is preferred.  This position requires a confident leader and change agent with the ability to articulate a compelling vision and a strategic and operational thinker and collaborative, team-oriented individual with strong interpersonal, facilitative and negotiation skills.

Interesting candidates should apply at:  https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=95896&job=chief-business-officer-university-of-illinois-physicians-group-uipg

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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