CLINICAL DIRECTOR - RADIOLOGY

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted
Aug 25, 2017
Closes
Sep 18, 2017
Specialty
Managerial, Radiology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120800

LOCATION: Provident Hospital of Cook County – Radiology

JOB SUMMARY

The Clinical Director of Radiology at Provident Hospital of Cook County works with the Chairman in the overall supervision and organization of the department to help insure the continued provision of quality imaging and interventions for the patients in the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). These leadership duties are in addition to the standard clinical attending responsibilities. The Clinical Director assists the Chair in assessing staffing and equipment needs, recruitment of physician staff, scheduling, quality assurance and other administrative tasks as determined by the Chair. The Clinical Director will act as Department Chair when the Chair is not available. Experience must be wide and varied.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
  • Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency
  • Licensed physician in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment
  • Must possess a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment
  • Must possess a valid Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
  • Must be able to interpret US, Nuclear Medicine, CT and MRI examinations as wells as general X-ray.
  • Three (3) years of experience as an Attending Radiologist
  • One (1) year of leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Completion of an Imaging Fellowship (Body, Musculoskeletal, Neuroradiology, MRI or similar) in the United States.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
  • Working knowledge and experience with all aspects of general Radiology
  • Working knowledge and experience with interpretation of body imaging examinations
  • Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care
  • Skill to analyze data/information accurately in order to determine and implement an effective and appropriate course of action
  • Skill to prepare written documents to provide information and/or direction to staff and others.
  • Skill to communicate effectively in order to exchange and/or provide information and/or direction to staff and others
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific work rules, hospital and personnel rules.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making.
  • Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices and the appropriate us of the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
  • Ability to follow hospital protocol when exposed to noise, chemicals, disease, blood borne pathogens, patient violence and procedural injuries
  • Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
  • Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds
  • Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI)
  • Ability to provide appropriate patient care while maintaining fiduciary responsibility to patients
  • Ability to demonstrate service to public health or underserved populations

BENEFITS PACKAGE
· Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
· Basic Term Life Insurance
· Pension Plan
· Deferred Compensation Program
· Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
· You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

VETERAN PREFERENCE
PLEASE READ

When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.

Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate’s start date

*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicingor affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because ofany political reason or factor.

COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER