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SCCM Careers

SCCM is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving care for the critically ill and injured through education, research and advocacy. Located in Mount Prospect, Illinois, we offer a professional, friendly, business casual work environment, with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

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SCCM offers a stimulating work environment and excellent benefits:

  • Generous paid vacation time
  • 12 paid holidays per year
  • Summer hours program
  • Medical, dental, short/long-term disability and life insurance
  • Matching 401(K)
  • Educational assistance
  • Performance-based incentive plan
  • Business casual office​

Title: Membership Manager
Company: Society of Critical Care Medicine
Location: Mt. Prospect, IL
Full Time
Description: This senior position on the marketing and communications team leads SCCM’s efforts to retain and recruit members. The individual develops and implements a comprehensive strategy targeted to a multi-professional, multi-national critical care (ICU provider) audience in order to increase overall membership.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develops effective membership recruitment and retention strategy to increase membership and maximize revenues.
  • Leads all membership related communications.
  • Drives membership campaign efficiency with use of metrics and analytic tools.
  • Provides strategic input and support to volunteer membership committee and staff membership team.
  • Leads design and analysis of all aspects of member research and drives development of member benefits.
  • Analyzes campaign data and implements new tactics or revises sales and/or marketing activities to achieve success.
  • Develops and implements strategies pertaining to website and social media to create compelling experiences and develop loyal members and followers.
  • Uses analytic tools to anticipate responses, identify best products and forecast results of marketing programs
  • Works closely with staff across departments to improve member satisfaction, collect member data, and other activities to support marketing operations.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in leading member acquisition and retention programs
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations or related area required.
  • Significant experience using customer relationship management systems.
  • Highly skilled in use of enterprise marketing data software
  • Excellent technical skills using MS Office (including PowerBI), and other analytics tools.
  • Experience with international membership
  • Must be able to translate insights from market research into effective marketing strategies.
  • Ability to turn plans into action and respond quickly to modify plans as needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a data-driven environment.
  • Strong verbal communication, presentation and report writing skills.

Title: Senior Manager, Research and Quality Improvement
Company: Society of Critical Care Medicine
Location: Mt. Prospect, IL
Full Time
Description: Manages SCCM's research and quality improvement programs

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Develops and manages quality improvement (QI), patient safety, and clinical research projects that align with SCCM's strategic plan.
  • Supports site or member recruitment, project design, and dissemination of findings for projects.
  • Keeps principal investigators updated on project status, budget, and other matters related to their assigned projects.
  • Works closely with SCCM volunteers and healthcare professionals to release practical support tools aimed at the successful implementation of evidence-based guidelines and related quality programs.
  • Works collaboratively with director and volunteers to help set strategic priorities for the QI programs and Discovery, the critical care research network.
  • Supervises QI and research staff and supports team members on a daily basis to complete projects within deadline. Tracks projects and periodically reports barriers and progress to director.
  • Ensures compliance with SCCM’s policies, operating procedures, and legal affairs.
  • Manages committees, task forces, and work groups to facilitate accomplishment of related charges as assigned by the SCCM president or Council.
  • Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to identify potential sources of new quality and research funding.
  • Works with the grants/research manager in the development of award applications to ensure that they are accurately completed and submitted for timely review.
  • Maintains open communications and ongoing relationships with funding sponsors.
  • Works collaboratively with staff to ensure publication and promotion of QI and research projects.
  • Trains and mentors department staff to allow them to develop to their full potential.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to carry out the mission and vision of SCCM.
  • Clinical background in medicine, nursing, respiratory or pharmacy required. Masters level degree preferred
  • Formal management training and supervisory experience
  • Five years of experience in QI or clinical research required
  • Experience with coordination of clinical studies required
  • Experience in QI or research project management, development of award applications, and skills in data analysis and presentation essential
  • Current knowledge of research best practices
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organization skills required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft tools and database applications
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with a wide variety of people.