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SCCM Careers

SCCM is hiring. Learn about employment and what it's like to work at the Society . 

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SCCM is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization dedicated to improving care for critically ill and injured patients through education, research, and advocacy. Located in Mount Prospect, Illinois, SCCM offers a professional, friendly, business-casual work environment, with a competitive compensation and benefits package.

For consideration, send cover letters and resumes to humanresources@sccm.org.

SCCM offers a stimulating work environment and excellent benefits:

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

Available Positions 

SCCM has no open positions at this time. 

 
Title: LearnICU Program Development Manager
Reports to: Senior Education Manager
Primary purpose: Develops and manages the online LearnICU program for use by individuals and institutions/hospitals.

Responsibilities 

 I. Develops and manages LearnICU
  • Builds and maintains LearnICU, a robust and effective online resource for use by individuals and institutions/hospitals to support their critical care education and training needs.
  • Bundles existing SCCM content with additional resources to aid ICU clinician orientation, education, training, and just-in-time knowledge needs.
  • Works collaboratively with senior leadership to develop and implement effective strategies to market, sell, and deliver licensed content for bulk use by institutions/ hospitals to reduce their training burden and improve ICU clinician access to SCCM resources.
  • Works collaboratively with the cross-departmental clinical team to evaluate the LearnICU resource library to ensure that items remain appropriately tagged, relevant, and timely.
  • Works with marketing to solicit and manage the content submission process for materials created by the greater critical care community (non-SCCM-generated content).
  • Works with key member volunteers to provide peer evaluation of content, both SCCM and community generated, to determine appropriateness.
II. Collaborates with the senior education manager, education and grants, on the development of continuing education grants
  • Works with the senior education manager and marketing staff to identify medical education companies for possible collaboration on projects.
  • Works with marketing staff to engage with representatives from pharmaceutical, device, and biotech companies that have an interest in collaborating with SCCM on various projects.
  • Assists with every level of the grant application process.
Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing or other healthcare-related field or a degree in library and information science, ideally with medical librarian background
  • Experience in a clinical healthcare setting, ideally in a hospital setting, managing online orientation/training resources for clinicians
  • Five years’ experience in development of continuing education for healthcare professionals preferred
  • Experience in new business project development helpful
  • Supervisory experience needed
  • Strong understanding of learning management systems
  • Experience with advanced technology platforms
  • Process-oriented approach and ability to troubleshoot difficult projects
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in a technology-oriented, remote work environment
  • Strong organization and critical thinking abilities

SCCM's office is currently being renovated. It will reopen in the summer of 2022. While employees may continue to work virtually, they may be asked to come in to the office on occasion at the discretion of the department director. Candidates must reside in or plan to move to the Chicagoland area.
Title: Data Sciences Program Manager
Reports to: Senior Manager, Research and Quality
Primary purpose: Manages and coordinates research programs across SCCM’s Discovery, the Critical Care Research Network, and its Discovery Data Science Campaign.

Responsibilities 

 I. Program management
  • Assists with program strategy, program management and implementation, and support for SCCM research programs.
  • Engages with SCCM technical communities and technical groups in product development and implementation as per approved business plan.
  • Serves as staff liaison to volunteer committees, subcommittees, and task forces that may be assigned.
  • Plans, develops, and maintains documentation that has an impact on all facets of research and that aligns with SCCM policies and strategic plan.
  • Coordinates meetings, phone conferences, minutes, and presentations for multiple projects and studies simultaneously.
  • Coordinates project documentation, including conflict of interest, data use agreements, and required forms for research studies and manuscript submissions.
  • Collaborates with SCCM business lines to share knowledge and capitalize on opportunities.
  • Supports healthcare data interpretation and presentations.
  • Assists in managing and tracking budgets and resources to ensure that efforts comply with projects and assist in preparing reports.
II. Research operations
  • Provides support to the online learning portfolio as necessary.
  • Assists research and quality staff on special projects or initiatives as needed.
  • Interfaces with funding agencies (foundation, industry, and government) for research and clinical quality improvement proposals.
  • Interfaces with multiple levels of SCCM leadership and staff, as well as external entities regarding grant-funded projects.
  • Provides support in preparation of grant proposals development.
Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree in healthcare-related field required. Master’s degree or higher preferred.
  • Five years of clinical research or project management experience required.
  • Association management experience preferred.
  • Program or project management certification preferred.
  • Excellent communication, analytic, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and familiarity with database applications such as REDCap.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary setting.
Title: Senior Education Manager
Reports to: Director of Education
Primary purpose: Leads the development of high-quality eLearning continuing education programs that improve patient outcomes in compliance with regulatory bodies. Develops and manages SCCM’s continuing education grant program.

Responsibilities 

 I. Development of high-quality eLearning content and programs
  • Provides strategic recommendations, direction, and oversight related to the development, coordination, and implementation of SCCM educational activities.
  • Stays abreast of current research in the field of multiprofessional critical care, along with the latest in adult education methodologies.
  • Works collaboratively with the director, staff, and volunteers to develop and implement benchmarking methodologies to determine effectiveness of education programs. Provides analysis and develops strategies based on the data.
  • Works with program managers to assist in the development of education program content.
  • Submits periodic reports to SCCM leadership that generate internal discussions to improve overall continuing education activities.
  • Manages key learning management system (LMS) staffing, including instructional designers and content managers.
  • Works collaboratively with key SCCM staff to ensure that the LMS functions properly and that appropriate key wording and tagging is in compliance with SCCM policies.
II. Development and management of SCCM’s accredited continuing education (ACE) grant process and outcomes reporting
  • Works collaboratively with marketing and sales staff to determine relevant grantor opportunities. Writes and submits all ACE grants for SCCM.
  • Reviews all Congress joint provider grants for satellite symposia. Submits all jointly provided grants.
  • Manages the ACE granting process per SCCM granting guidelines.
  • Creates all ACE outcome reports and budget reconciliations and submits to the various grantor portals.
  • Develops and manages the needs assessment process.
III. Other functions as required to carry out SCCM’s mission and goals

Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Clinical background helpful
  • Strong understanding of adaptive learning methodologies
  • Understanding of ACE guidelines
  • Significant experience in writing ACE grants
  • Working knowledge of learning management systems
  • Knowledge of outcomes reporting and granting portals
Title: Software Developer
Reports to: Associate Director of Technology
Primary purpose: Enhance existing software and create new software as needed by translating specifications into computer code

Responsibilities 

 I. Enhancement and Maintenance of Existing Software
  • Develops a program plan by studying user specifications related to software changes and updates.
  • Arranges specifications by developing logical sequences, preparing flowcharts, and researching possible software solutions.
  • Encodes specifications by converting logical sequences and workflow into programming language.
  • Verifies that coded software performs to specifications by performing trial testing before deployment for user testing.
  • Creates and maintains documentation of changes and customizations made to existing software solutions.
  • Works with technology staff to improve existing website offerings and create new applications and solutions as required.
  • Participates in troubleshooting software issues and integrates solutions into existing software.
II. Development of New Software
  • Develops new software solutions as required, following the development process described above to enhance SCCM’s technology offerings to members and staff.
  • Participates in the complete lifecycle of projects, including design, development, and testing through final production deployment.
  • Assists in the evaluation and implementation of contemporary and emerging technologies, techniques, and best practices.
  • Advances technical knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, and taking courses as necessary to develop skills of the latest technologies and techniques in the field.
III. Other Tasks as Required to Carry Out SCCM’s Mission and Goals

Requirements 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Previous association experience helpful
  • Minimum 3 years .NET development experience
  • Experience building and calling REST APIs
  • Experience working with Kentico CMS
  • Experience managing source code using Azure DevOps
  • Intermediate knowledge of SQL and SQL Server Management Studio
  • Experience working with Azure-based servers
Title: Marketing Specialist 
Company:  Society of Critical Care Medicine 
Location:  Mt. Prospect, IL 
Full Time 

Description:  Under the direction of the Manager, Marketing and Communications, participates in the development of and implementation of various marketing communications strategies that contribute to the achievement of SCCM objectives.  

Pimary Responsibilities
  • Writes compelling copy and develops effective messaging, design, and content delivery strategies, while ensuring scientific/medical accuracy, cost effectiveness, and appropriateness for SCCM audiences. 
  • Consults with business line leaders and cross-departmental teams on goals and helps develop and execute strategic marketing communication initiatives for events, products, grants, and membership to achieve the Society's overall objectives. 
  • Coordinates the production and placement of SCCM resources, events, and products in communication channels (e.g. eNewsletters; emails; print journals, brochures, and magazines; apps; social media; search; and website).  
  • Helps develop and implement SCCM’s visual identity and brand, ensuring their accurate, consistent, and positive portrayal in all marketing materials in support of business lines. 
  • Identifies optimal target audiences, utilizing member management software to segment internal contact lists and securing external mailing lists.  
  • Understands and utilizes key metrics, including response rates, sales figures, and demographics of campaign responders to inform adjustments in ongoing marketing communications strategies.  
  • Works closely with the Manager, Marketing and Communications to develop schedules for creative development, proofing, production, and delivery.  
  • Manages individual project timelines and implementation of marketing communications tactics within an assigned budget.  
  • Coordinates a team of creative services vendors, including designers, printers, mail houses, post office, telemarketers, and mailing list brokers, to meet overall objectives.  
  • Coordinates interdepartmental staff in proofing review cycles for promotional pieces, ensuring that all promotions meet the Society's standards for accuracy, style, quality, and effectiveness.  
Background: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or a related field  
  • Two to four years of experience in marketing and branding  
  • Preferred proficiency in Canva, Informz, Microsoft Suite  
  • In-house corporate communications experience preferred  
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization best practices  
  • Solid understanding of effective marketing strategies, materials, and channels  
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and project management skills  
  • Proven storyteller capable of creating a strong narrative  
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail and sensitivity to deadlines and priorities  
  • Understanding of creative workflow process, including project initiation and kickoff, execution, approvals, production, proofing, tracking, and archiving  
Title: Marketing Specialist 
Company:  Society of Critical Care Medicine 
Location:  Mt. Prospect, IL 
Full Time 

Description:  Under the direction of the Manager, Marketing and Communications, participates in the development of and implementation of various marketing communications strategies that contribute to the achievement of SCCM objectives.  

Pimary Responsibilities
  • Writes compelling copy and develops effective messaging, design, and content delivery strategies, while ensuring scientific/medical accuracy, cost effectiveness, and appropriateness for SCCM audiences. 
  • Consults with business line leaders and cross-departmental teams on goals and helps develop and execute strategic marketing communication initiatives for events, products, grants, and membership to achieve the Society's overall objectives. 
  • Coordinates the production and placement of SCCM resources, events, and products in communication channels (e.g. eNewsletters; emails; print journals, brochures, and magazines; apps; social media; search; and website).  
  • Helps develop and implement SCCM’s visual identity and brand, ensuring their accurate, consistent, and positive portrayal in all marketing materials in support of business lines. 
  • Identifies optimal target audiences, utilizing member management software to segment internal contact lists and securing external mailing lists.  
  • Understands and utilizes key metrics, including response rates, sales figures, and demographics of campaign responders to inform adjustments in ongoing marketing communications strategies.  
  • Works closely with the Manager, Marketing and Communications to develop schedules for creative development, proofing, production, and delivery.  
  • Manages individual project timelines and implementation of marketing communications tactics within an assigned budget.  
  • Coordinates a team of creative services vendors, including designers, printers, mail houses, post office, telemarketers, and mailing list brokers, to meet overall objectives.  
  • Coordinates interdepartmental staff in proofing review cycles for promotional pieces, ensuring that all promotions meet the Society's standards for accuracy, style, quality, and effectiveness.  
Background: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or a related field  
  • Two to four years of experience in marketing and branding  
  • Preferred proficiency in Canva, Informz, Microsoft Suite  
  • In-house corporate communications experience preferred  
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization best practices  
  • Solid understanding of effective marketing strategies, materials, and channels  
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and project management skills  
  • Proven storyteller capable of creating a strong narrative  
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail and sensitivity to deadlines and priorities  
  • Understanding of creative workflow process, including project initiation and kickoff, execution, approvals, production, proofing, tracking, and archiving  
Title: Marketing Specialist 
Company:  Society of Critical Care Medicine 
Location:  Mt. Prospect, IL 
Full Time 

Description:  Under the direction of the Manager, Marketing and Communications, participates in the development of and implementation of various marketing communications strategies that contribute to the achievement of SCCM objectives.  

Pimary Responsibilities
  • Writes compelling copy and develops effective messaging, design, and content delivery strategies, while ensuring scientific/medical accuracy, cost effectiveness, and appropriateness for SCCM audiences. 
  • Consults with business line leaders and cross-departmental teams on goals and helps develop and execute strategic marketing communication initiatives for events, products, grants, and membership to achieve the Society's overall objectives. 
  • Coordinates the production and placement of SCCM resources, events, and products in communication channels (e.g. eNewsletters; emails; print journals, brochures, and magazines; apps; social media; search; and website).  
  • Helps develop and implement SCCM’s visual identity and brand, ensuring their accurate, consistent, and positive portrayal in all marketing materials in support of business lines. 
  • Identifies optimal target audiences, utilizing member management software to segment internal contact lists and securing external mailing lists.  
  • Understands and utilizes key metrics, including response rates, sales figures, and demographics of campaign responders to inform adjustments in ongoing marketing communications strategies.  
  • Works closely with the Manager, Marketing and Communications to develop schedules for creative development, proofing, production, and delivery.  
  • Manages individual project timelines and implementation of marketing communications tactics within an assigned budget.  
  • Coordinates a team of creative services vendors, including designers, printers, mail houses, post office, telemarketers, and mailing list brokers, to meet overall objectives.  
  • Coordinates interdepartmental staff in proofing review cycles for promotional pieces, ensuring that all promotions meet the Society's standards for accuracy, style, quality, and effectiveness.  
Background: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or a related field  
  • Two to four years of experience in marketing and branding  
  • Preferred proficiency in Canva, Informz, Microsoft Suite  
  • In-house corporate communications experience preferred  
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization best practices  
  • Solid understanding of effective marketing strategies, materials, and channels  
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and project management skills  
  • Proven storyteller capable of creating a strong narrative  
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail and sensitivity to deadlines and priorities  
  • Understanding of creative workflow process, including project initiation and kickoff, execution, approvals, production, proofing, tracking, and archiving  
Title: Marketing Specialist 
Company:  Society of Critical Care Medicine 
Location:  Mt. Prospect, IL 
Full Time 

Description:  Under the direction of the Manager, Marketing and Communications, participates in the development of and implementation of various marketing communications strategies that contribute to the achievement of SCCM objectives.  

Pimary Responsibilities
  • Writes compelling copy and develops effective messaging, design, and content delivery strategies, while ensuring scientific/medical accuracy, cost effectiveness, and appropriateness for SCCM audiences. 
  • Consults with business line leaders and cross-departmental teams on goals and helps develop and execute strategic marketing communication initiatives for events, products, grants, and membership to achieve the Society's overall objectives. 
  • Coordinates the production and placement of SCCM resources, events, and products in communication channels (e.g. eNewsletters; emails; print journals, brochures, and magazines; apps; social media; search; and website).  
  • Helps develop and implement SCCM’s visual identity and brand, ensuring their accurate, consistent, and positive portrayal in all marketing materials in support of business lines. 
  • Identifies optimal target audiences, utilizing member management software to segment internal contact lists and securing external mailing lists.  
  • Understands and utilizes key metrics, including response rates, sales figures, and demographics of campaign responders to inform adjustments in ongoing marketing communications strategies.  
  • Works closely with the Manager, Marketing and Communications to develop schedules for creative development, proofing, production, and delivery.  
  • Manages individual project timelines and implementation of marketing communications tactics within an assigned budget.  
  • Coordinates a team of creative services vendors, including designers, printers, mail houses, post office, telemarketers, and mailing list brokers, to meet overall objectives.  
  • Coordinates interdepartmental staff in proofing review cycles for promotional pieces, ensuring that all promotions meet the Society's standards for accuracy, style, quality, and effectiveness.  
Background: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing, or a related field  
  • Two to four years of experience in marketing and branding  
  • Preferred proficiency in Canva, Informz, Microsoft Suite  
  • In-house corporate communications experience preferred  
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization best practices  
  • Solid understanding of effective marketing strategies, materials, and channels  
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and project management skills  
  • Proven storyteller capable of creating a strong narrative  
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with great attention to detail and sensitivity to deadlines and priorities  
  • Understanding of creative workflow process, including project initiation and kickoff, execution, approvals, production, proofing, tracking, and archiving  
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