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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) of Cook County is the flagship of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System.The Level 1 Trauma Center is one of the most respected in the nation. The hospital treats over 150,000 emergency room patients annually. It is home to more than 300 attending physicians along with more than 400 medical residents and fellows.
Under the leadership of the Cook County Health (CCH) Chair of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, the Interventional Pulmonologist performs professional medical, educational, and research activities throughout CCH including John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Provident Hospital, and Ambulatory & Community Health Clinics. The Interventional Pulmonologist works in the critical care units and on the pulmonary medicine consultation and ambulatory services as required. The Interventional Pulmonologist performs special procedures in the field of interventional pulmonology while managing critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease, performs related duties as required.
· Monitors the interventional pulmonology procedure process.
· Maintains current knowledge and training to performs procedures such as Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), Radial EBUS, Rigid Bronchoscopy, Navigational Bronchoscopy, Electrocautery, Cryoablation, Airway stent Placement, Balloon dilatation, Pleural Biopsy, Tunneled Pleural catheters, Pleurodesis, Percutaneous Tracheostomy.
· Performs patient consultation at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Provident Hospital, and Ambulatory & Community Health Clinics.
· Trains and supervises fellows.
· Participates as a clinician in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions falling within the specialty of pulmonary and critical care medicine.
· Prescribes necessary treatments and performs necessary procedures to be undertaken, makes unit and laboratory rounds; reviews clinical and other records; examines patients.
· Participates in and supervises the care of patients.
· Supervises and educates other critical care unit physician staff and nurses under his/her jurisdiction as a means of insuring the quality of care for critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease.
· Participates in clinical discussions and staff meetings and leads or participates in discussions regarding the care and treatment of patients under the care of primary attending staff.
· Conducts and participates in performance improvement activities.
· Participates in hospital programs; and works not less than forty hours per week at a CCH.
· Performs only such procedures and/or treats only such conditions as were approved at the time of appointment and/or reappointment and which are matters of record in his/her file in the office of the Medical Director.
· Serves as full-time attending physician and actively participates in the day-to-day function of patient care as a primary provider to patients in pulmonary and critical care medicine rotations in the system.
· Provides consultation and follow-up for other patients with potentially life-threatening or unstable conditions and pulmonary diseases as needed.
· Sets standards and ensures the provision of consistent high quality care to critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease by educating, assisting and guiding primary care physicians in the appropriate management of critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease.
· Ensures appropriate triage, management and continuity of care for critically ill outpatients and patients with pulmonary disease by participating in programs and protocols and providing consultation for individual patients when needed.
· Participates in the Division performance improvement program and departmental and hospital performance improvement activities. Takes initiative in identifying and correcting system problems related to the care of critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease.
· Serves as member of Hospital and system Committees in the CCH.
· Takes on other administrative and leadership roles in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine as required.
· Collaborates with Thoracic Surgery supporting procedures.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
Licensed as a Physician in good standing in the State of Illinois
Must possess a valid Illinois and Federal Controlled Substance License
Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine with special Certification Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Three (3) years of experience in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
One (1) year of fellowship training in interventional pulmonology
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Prior clinical research experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to ensure the protection of the confidentiality and security of healthcare information for all patients
Knowledge of modern principles, practices and techniques of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, equipment, instruments and materials used in procedures relating to the specialty; principles, practices and techniques of general medicine
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Skills needed to assess a project, develop and carry out a plan of implementation and maintain/manage the project to completion
Skill in the use of specialized laboratory equipment where appropriate, and demonstrated teaching and administrative skills
Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary care team
Ability to diagnose medical or surgical problems and to prescribe treatment for conditions arising within the fields of pulmonary and critical care
Ability to provide supervision and leadership to fellows and residents, attending's, nursing and other support staff within the division
Must be able to take initiative, work with or without direct supervision
Ability to cooperate with others in same job category to arrange for vacation/time-off coverage
Must be able to participate in departmental quality improvement and other activities as assigned
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You also may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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.
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