The Division of Hospital Medicine at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine is searching for a nationally-renowned physician leader for the regional position of Division Director. The Division Director provides leadership for all aspects of the Hospital Medicine Division including clinical service, operations, and growth and will oversee all three sites that comprise Loyola Medicine. The incumbent will be responsible for recruitment and retention of faculty and will serve as a mentor to all division faculty. The Division Director will work closely with the Department of Medicine and create efficient clinical services that deliver compassionate and evidence-based care for hospitalized patients across all campuses. The Division Director will build a just culture based on teamwork, open communication, excellent clinical care, innovation and accountability.
The Division Director will oversee the following
• Inpatient care at Loyola University Medical Center and other Loyola Medicine sites
• Oversight of associate division directors of all Loyola Medicine sites
• Recruitment of exemplary faculty in support of Loyola Medicine’s mission
• Develop and implement a strategic regional hospital medicine plan at all Loyola Medicine sites standardizing hospital medicine practices
• Provide for meaningful faculty academic development
• Coordinate special projects that address administrative, academic, clinical and training initiatives
• Collaborate with the Chairperson of medicine on financial and workload strategies
• Development of clinical programs and services that align incentives for expert and compassionate care, patient and faculty satisfaction, and quality outcomes that optimize operational efficiencies for Loyola Medicine
• Development and maintenance of inpatient hospital service models that balance the demands of quality and expertise with the need for cost-effective and flexible capacity management
• Collaborate with Vice Chair of Quality in the Department of Medicine and the Associate Chief Medical Officer for Quality and Safety to champion quality initiatives within the Division of Hospital Medicine
About Loyola University, Chicago
Loyola University Chicago (often referred to as Loyola or LUC) is a private Catholic research university in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1870 by the Jesuits, today Loyola is one of the largest Catholic universities in the United States. Loyola’s professional schools have educated generations of local business and civic leaders, and distinguished programs in medicine, nursing, and health sciences are anchored by the nationally recognized Loyola University Medical Center.
Comprising eleven colleges and schools, Loyola offers over 80 undergraduate and 140 graduate/professional programs and enrolls approximately 16,000 students. Loyola has six campuses across the Chicago metropolitan area, as well as a campus in Rome and guest programs in Beijing and Ho Chi Minh City. The flagship Lake Shore Campus is on the shores of Lake Michigan in the Rogers Park and Edgewater neighborhoods of Chicago, eight miles north of the Loop.
Loyola’s athletic teams, nicknamed the Ramblers, compete in NCAA Division I as members of the Missouri Valley Conference. Loyola won the 1963 NCAA men’s basketball championship, and remains the only school from Illinois to do so. The Ramblers are also two-time (2014, 2015) NCAA champions in men’s volleyball.
Among the more than 150,000 Loyola alumni, there are executives of major Chicago-based corporations such as McDonald’s and Baxter International, as well as dozens of local and national political leaders including the current Illinois Attorney General and Speaker of the House. Loyola alumni have won Emmy, Grammy, Peabody, and Pulitzer awards, as well as Guggenheim and MacArthur fellowships.