Government Relations, Health, Project Management/Program Development
To be part of the AMA is to be part of our Mission to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. Join the AMA team as Director, Organized Medical Staff Section in Physician Engagement. The Organized Medical Staff Section (OMSS) is the AMA’s primary policy-making and leadership development vehicle for engaging hospital medical staff members of the organization. The OMSS Director is responsible for the long-term success of the Section and in that capacity (1) oversees Section planning and governance functions, (2) plans and directs the activities of the Section, and (3) serves as a center of expertise on hospital medical staff issues, including hospital accreditation, and is the point of contact for internal and external inquiries related to physician-hospital relations.
Other Responsibilities will include:
Leadership and Relationship Management and Development:
Guides the OMSS Governing Council in the development and implementation of strategic plans aligned with department and AMA goals.
Builds, manages, and sustains professional relationships with OMSS Governing Council members and other Section leaders. Provides strategic counsel to OMSS leaders, advising them on and guiding them through relevant AMA policies, processes, and procedures.
Identifies and facilitates implementation of leadership development opportunities for Section leaders.
Represents the needs of the OMSS to management, elevating concerns as appropriate.
Directs AMA staff and Section leaders in the planning and execution of Governing Council meetings, Annual/Interim meetings, and other Section events.
Directs the OMSS policy-making process – from concept to policy.
Serves as the subject matter expert (SME) and primary point of contact within and outside the AMA for inquiries from or related to hospital medical staffs. Collaborate with product experts to identify product and service gaps and to fulfill those needs and opportunities.
Interacts with the AMA Board of Trustees, Joint Commission representatives and other AMA business units, and relevant external organizations.
Facilitates two-way communication between the AMA and Section members, and between Section leaders and their constituents.
Assists with the development of customer profiles and guidelines for segment messaging, test and implement programs and engagement opportunities.
Identifies and contributes to the implementation of opportunities to grow AMA membership through the OMSS.
Staff Management Oversight:
Sources and select, develop and coach, reward and recognize, and optimize talent of all AMA employees assigned to the section.
Lead section to ensure collaboration and productive outcomes with other AMA, Physician Engagement, Member Programs, Governance and Policy employees.
Ensure proactive communication with all internal and external clients as well as AMA employees to ensure positive collaboration.
Manage budget and salary plans within guidelines.
Master’s degree in relevant discipline required, plus extensive knowledge of hospital staff governance.
Minimum 7 years of proven leadership experience in leading, influencing and interacting with external stakeholders required. Experience with physician leaders preferred.
Demonstrated ability to lead, develop, and coach mentor staff required. Managing remote teams preferred.
Excellent writing, editing, presentation, and communication skills, including demonstrated ability to write a diverse range of material including hospital medical staff issues, develop well thought-out policy positions, and edit material prepared by others.
Prior knowledge of best practice governance processes preferred.
Excellent organization, prioritization, and management skills to handle a variety of multi-faceted projects in a fast-paced, high-volume team environment, required.
Polished interpersonal, decision-making, and political skills to interface and communicate with all levels of leadership, staff and management, and build sustainable, trusting relationships with members.
Strong leadership, planning, analytical, diplomacy, and conceptual skills.
Travel and extended hours, nights, and weekends as business demands dictate, required.
The AMA offers competitive salaries, including an incentive plan; excellent benefits and progressive technology. Our office is a business casual environment and we respect work-life balance. Please apply for the position at to https://ama-assn.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=978&source=AF. The American Medical Association is located at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611 and is convenient to all public transportation in Chicago.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to diversity in our workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. As an EOE/AA employer, the American Medical Association will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and veteran or disability status.
THE AMA IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF THE NATION
Internal Number: 978GN
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