Saint Francis Medical Center

Position: Chief Medical Officer

Location: Cape Girardeau, Missouri


Based in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Saint Francis Healthcare System offers services to more than 715,000 people in southeast Missouri and portions of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The Catholic-based health system is the regional tertiary healthcare leader, comprised of Saint Francis Medical Center and Saint Francis Health Development Services Corporation.

Saint Francis Medical Center is a 306-bed facility guided by the mission to provide a ministry of healing, wellness, quality, and love inspired by faith in Jesus Christ. Its major service lines, which have received national recognition, include a cancer institute, Family BirthPlace (featuring the region's first Level III NICU), Fitness Plus, a heart hospital, a Level III trauma center, a neurosciences institute, and an orthopedic institute. The vision of Saint Francis is to be a leading Catholic healthcare system that celebrates and protects the gift of life by providing exceptional patient outcomes in quality, safety, access, and value.

Job Description:

Reporting to the president and chief executive officer of Saint Francis Healthcare System (SFHS), the chief medical officer (CMO) will provide leadership for quality assurance and improvement activities, and direct acute and sub-acute clinical care activities for the medical center. He or she will work with the president of Saint Francis Medical Partners (SFMP) and Saint Francis Health Plans (SFHP) to direct population health management activities, especially as they relate to Saint Francis Medical Center. The CMO is the administrative leader responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the daily clinical activities of the medical staff and advanced practice providers for the medical center; he or she will maintain and further develop positive, mutually supportive relationships between these groups, health system administration, and the community, serving as their key liaison and advocate. The CMO will help drive the organization to higher levels of performance and innovation by focusing on the quality of the medical staff and engaging its members in furthering the mission and strategic objectives of the organization.

Search Team:

Roger A. Quick
Founder and Chairman

Mike Quick
Managing Partner

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