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.


For consideration, send cover letters and resumes to

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​

Guidelines Manager
April 2019

Primary Purpose

Provides management, oversight, and support for development through publication of SCCM evidence-based clinical and administrative guidelines and practice statements. Works with subject matter experts, the ACCM Board of Regents, SCCM leadership and staff to design and produce the highest quality guidance thereby promoting clinical excellence.


  1. Serves as primary staff support to coordinate processes for guidelines development and publication.
  2. Maintains compliance with all SCCM policies including those related to the development and execution of memorandum(s) of understanding.
  3. Investigates and coordinates guidelines development with external organizations.
  4. Supports the work of the ACCM Board of Regents to assure standard operating procedures and budgets are established, approved, and followed.
  5. Collaborates with volunteers and the SCCM internal team to build out tools for guidelines implementation.
  6. Maintains guidelines dashboard and updates project timelines.
  7. Maintains a positive attitude and professional approach to guidelines leadership, panels and internal team.
  8. Communicates barriers to guidelines leadership, the ACCM Board of Regents and Director for timely action and intervention.
  9. Shows commitment to and interest in continuous learning and process improvement related to guidelines development processes.


  1. Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) with proficiency in editing manuscripts preferred
  2. Strong project management skills - certification preferred
  3. Advanced computer skills, including MS office applications
  4. 3-5 years' experience in guidelines lifecycle development
  5. Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to multitask
  6. Ability to provide leadership for large group meetings (in person and virtually)
  7. Ability to relate professionally to SCCM members

Editor-In-Chief, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

The Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) is seeking an editor-in-chief for its journal Pediatric Critical Care Medicine. This position will pay a competitive stipend. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, and statement outlining a vision for the journal to Applications will be accepted through June 15, 2019.

Position Responsibilities

The editor-in-chief is responsible for directing the clinical, professional, and editorial content of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine (PCCM). This position will ensure the content, quality, and timeliness of each issue; direct the peer review process; ensure that manuscripts conform to defined standards; and meet all publishing responsibilities assigned. These responsibilities include publishing original, groundbreaking research in 12 issues of PCCM each year and promoting the visibility of PCCM as the premier journal in the field. In addition, the editor-in-chief will develop and manage a group of editors, resolve potential conflicts of interest in both reviewers and authors, and recognize and manage SCCM's relationship with the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies (WFPICCS). The editor-in-chief is accountable to the SCCM Council.


  • Commitment to publication excellence and timely but fair editorial decisions
  • Demonstrated participation in SCCM and/or a WFPICCS member society
  • Recognition as an investigator and clinician in pediatric critical care medicine
  • Demonstrated management and leadership experience
  • Familiarity with international networks and awareness of global issues
  • Strong time management skills, conflict resolution skills, and people management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the SCCM and WFPCCS missions as multiprofessional organizations
  • Recommended prior experience as an editor-in-chief, associate editor, or service on an editorial board for a medical journal

Note: This is not an SCCM staff position and the benefits above do not apply.