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.
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 VII – Hospitalist is hospital medicine; providing direct comprehensive care to inpatients of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) hospitals. Responsibilities include supervising house staff and teaching medical students on general medicine wards and the Short-Stay Unit (SSU) at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (JSH), rotating on attending-directed non-teaching services at Provident Hospital, consulting and collaborating with other attending's and specialists, developing and managing quality improvement processes, participating on CCHHS approved projects and/or committees, and perform others duties as assigned by the Division Chair. If assigned to the Medical 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 .
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
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
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,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER