PEDIATRIC MANAGEMENT GROUP:
Pediatric Management Group, LLC (PMG), a California Limited Liability Company, is a physician practice management company that provides billing, collecting, contracting, practice development, and management services to its clients. PMG has 110 employees and has an annual budget of approximately $20 million. They collect more than $119 million per year for their physician clients.
CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES MEDICAL GROUP:
The principal owner of PMG is the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Medical Group (CHLAMG), which is the largest pediatric multi-specialty group in the United States. CHLAMG has over 900 members covering more than thirty sub-specialties and is based primarily at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. CHLAMG physicians provide top pediatric care via five departments: Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; Pediatrics; Radiology; and Surgery. CHLAMG is affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and is one of two USC Keck School of Medicine practice plans (the other being the adult practice plan—USC Care). The majority of CHLAMG physicians are full time faculty of the Keck School of Medicine and are required to practice within a University approved practice plan of which CHLAMG is one and USC Care is the other. CHLAMG is a professional corporation and is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Both PMG and CHLAMG are governed by a fourteen-member Board of CHLAMG physicians.
CHILDRENS’S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES:
Founded in 1901, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) is the first and largest pediatric hospital in Southern California. It is the only pediatric hospital in California ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report and is currently ranked 7th in the United States by that same publication. An academic medical center affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California since 1932, CHLA is a nationally recognized leader in pediatric research, education, and clinical care. CHLA’s Saban Research Institute is ranked in the top 10 NIH-funded pediatric research institutes nationwide, with over $51 million in NIH funding and over $154 million in total research funding. CHLA’s John E. Anderson Pavilion and Duque building have currently 413 licensed beds where over 928 physicians treat 17,000 inpatients, 15,000 surgeries and 700,000 outpatients each year. CHLA is a 501(c)(3) not for profit hospital.
The Search Committee is seeking an exceptional visionary leader who will:
The broad areas of responsibility include:
Vision and Strategy:
TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS:
The CEO must be a strong leader who knows how to collaboratively inspire and motivate an organization while being appropriately decisive and effective on critical issues. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who knows how to interpret the evolving healthcare environment and advantageously position the organization. Strong financial management expertise, sound business practices, and the ability to execute and move forward is essential.
The successful candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as good listening skills. The CEO must be effective with large and small audiences and on a one-on-one basis and to a wide range of constituencies. With a team-oriented approach that effectively promotes collaboration, the CEO must know how to create a positive environment and a culture of accountability, while inspiring staff to achieve high levels of performance. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial, open to change and innovation, and have an ability to set high standards, holding people accountable while being flexible and adjusting to changing conditions in the environment. It is important that the successful candidate be a mature professional with a direct, honest, and personal style, a positive attitude, and a sense of humor. While the person must have the ability to be decisive and make tough decisions in changing environments, they must value input from others and not take themselves too seriously. This position requires an individual with the knowledge to effectively champion institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. The ideal candidate will have experience in integrating and coordinating DEI principles and best practices into all management and service areas.
CAREER PATH LEADING TO THIS POSITION:
Candidates could include physicians who have leadership and management experience as well as others with executive leadership experience with increasing responsibility in the healthcare industry. The successful candidate will have a record of proven success working with physician groups in a hospital setting. While California experience is preferred, candidates from other states will also be considered. Experience with a pediatric physicians’ group would be a plus.
An advanced degree is required, preferably an MD, MBA, MHA, MPH, or equivalent advanced degree.
The starting salary range for this position will be $400,000-$500,000, depending upon experience. Relocation assistance is negotiable, if needed. A competitive benefits package will be provided. CHLAMG/PMG offers a hybrid approach combining remote and in-office workdays.