ATTENDING PHYSICIAN 7 - HOSPITALIST

Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
COMPETITIVE
Posted
Jan 11, 2018
Closes
Feb 10, 2018
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00121156

LOCATION: John H. Stroger Hospital



Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: MDRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org

When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.

To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.

JOB SUMMARY

John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (JHSH) is the flagship of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). The Level 1 Trauma Center is one of the most respected in the nation. JHSH provides a broad range services and excellent healthcare to the residents of Chicago and suburban Cook County.

The primary focus of an Attending Physician 7 - Hospitalist is hospital medicine; providing direct comprehensive care to the patients on the inpatient ward and the Short Stay Unit (SSU). Responsibilities include supervising house staff, teaching medical students, consulting and collaborating with other attendings and specialists, developing and managing quality improvement processes, participating on CCHHS approved projects and/or committees, and perform other duties as assigned by the Division Chair. If assigned to the Medicine Procedure Service, will also be required to perform bedside procedures including paracentesis, thoracentesis, central venous catheter insertions, lumbar puncture, and peripherally-inserted central catheter insertions.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS


  • Must be a licensed physician in good standing in the State of Illinois or be eligible to obtain before beginning employment

  • Must be certified with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or have the ability to obtain certification prior to starting employment

  • Must have a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment

  • Must be Board Certified in Internal Medicine or eligible for Board Certification prior to starting employment

  • Must have an academic appointment or be eligible for an academic appointment with JHSH academic affiliates

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three or more years of experience as a clinician educator in a hospital setting is preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of hospitalist physician programs and services

  • Ability to treat acutely ill patients in an inpatient setting

  • Knowledge of inpatient quality improvements processes and the ability to implement them

  • Ability to instruct curriculum to include clinical epidemiology, history taking and physical diagnosis

  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills necessary to oversee house staff and medical students

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse patient and employee population

  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills

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 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 and 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.


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/

    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 prejudicing or affecting any term or aspectof County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.



    COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS
    AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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