The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is the largest, most comprehensive facility for medical treatment, medical education, and biomedical research in Arkansas. UAMS impacts the state of Arkansas economy by generating 18,500 jobs and $3.92 billion expenditures annually. As the only medical school in a state with 2.96 million people, UAMS enjoys statewide support from Arkansas’ citizens and a cooperative relationship with the state legislature. Established in 1879, UAMS includes the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Health-Related Professions, as well as a Graduate School. With 64 degree programs, UAMS has 2,890 students: 682 in the College of Medicine, 712 in nursing, 468 in pharmacy, 153 in public health, 558 in health-related professions, and 317 in graduate school. Additionally, UAMS has 782 residents. Nearly 80% of UAMS’ students remain in Arkansas after graduation as teachers, researchers, and medical practitioners.
The Chief Clinical Officer Provides senior executive leadership for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Clinical Programs by facilitating medical staff interactions with Medical Center Administration, the governing board and among the Service Lines to assure effective and efficient delivery of quality, patient and family-centered care consistent with the mission and vision of UAMS. The Chief Clinical Officer will work with the following committees: Service Line Director Council (Co-Chair); Service Line Medical Director Council (Chair); Clinical Enterprise Leadership Council (Member); Hospital Medical Board Member; Medical Records Committee.
- MD with unrestricted medical license required.
- Board certification in a medical specialty approved by the ABMS.
- Minimum of seven years of clinical practice.
- Successful participation in a leadership role in medical staff organization activities.
- Three to five years of progressive management experience within a health care delivery system.