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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.
The Attending Physician VI provides clinical care and management of patient ages 0-21 years. Responsibilities include supervising residents, medical students, and fellows as needed. Adheres to all federal, local, and departmental rules and regulations supporting at all Cook County Health (CCH) locations, primarily at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. Develops and conducts a Development and Behavior curriculum for pediatric residents, and develops a clinical program of behavior, development, and school performance, key areas impacting the lives of children particularity low-income minority patients we service. Supervises pediatric residents in continuity clinic and may act as an inpatient attending depending on the clinical demand generated by the behavioral program.
Participates in clinical care and teaching for the Section of Behavior and Development
Provides direct clinical care for Behavior and Development patients
Consults for Behavior and Development patients seen in outpatient settings in a considerate and compassionate manner
Collaborates with administrative and nursing staff
Provides Pediatric Behavior and Development education to pediatric and family medicine residents and/or fellows in accordance with the Program requirements of the ACGME
Facilitates medical education training in Behavior and Development for medical students and physician assistant students
Promotes quality, compliance and patient safety initiatives focusing on evidence-based solutions to minimize risks; works to implement patient safety goals and quality measures
Actively participates in regularly scheduled department, hospital and medical staff meetings
Actively participates in goals and activities of the Section of Behavior and Development including administration, productivity, quality, education and clinical research
Works in partnership with Child Psychiatry and Child Psychology at Stroger Hospital. In addition, collaborates and works with neighboring institutions
Performs additional departmental and hospital responsibilities as designated by the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent
Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Successful completion of behavior and development fellowship by time of hire
Board certified or Board eligible in Behavior and Development or ability to obtain prior to starting employment
One (1) or more years of experience documenting in an electronic medical record
Current Pediatric Life Support (PALS) certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Demonstrated analytical and organization problem solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills
Strong customer services and empathy skills
Ability to travel throughout Cook County
Positive interpersonal communication skills,
Ability to build relationships within the organization
Sensitivity and respect in caring for patients and in dealing with patients, family members, residents and CCHHS staff of diverse backgrounds.
Strong written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds and age groups
Excellent teaching and mentoring skills.
Ability to function autonomously or as a team member in an interdisciplinary team
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds
Ability to stay abreast of initiatives and clinical policies of Cook County Health (CCH)
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
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.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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 aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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