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.
Under the supervision of the Medical DivisionChair, XI of Endocrinology-Clinical, provides exceptional care to a diversepatient population in areas of Endocrinology and Diabetes. Promotes wellness and health maintenance byperforming comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic medical services. Implements standard protocol in assessingactivities in the diabetes center and provides diabetic quality assurance forinpatients with diabetes. Develops andimplements patient management plans in providing continuity of care. Treats endocrine diseases across thecontinuum of care throughout Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS)clinical sites. Maintains professional and technical knowledge throughcontinued educational programs and workshops supporting emerging healthcaretrends. Performs duties within the legalguidelines of the CCHHS policies.
Graduateof an Accreditation Review Commission (ARC) Physician Assistant program
ValidPhysician Assistant license in the State of Illinois or have the ability toobtain license prior to starting employment
BoardCertified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants(NCCPA)
ValidIllinois Controlled Substances License (ILCS) or ability to obtain licenseprior to starting employment
Validlicensure with the Federal DEA or ability to obtain license prior to startingemployment
Must possess a valid Basic LifeSupport (BLS) certification
Must possess a valid Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilitiesand Other Characteristics
Knowledge of proper hand hygiene and handwashing techniques
Knowledge of infectious control policies and procedures
Thorough knowledge of Physician Assistantpractices and principles and the ability to apply them in a clinical setting.
Knowledge and skill to perform mathematicalaccuracy in measuring and dispensing medication
Excellent verbal and written communicationskills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patientpopulation composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Demonstrates good computer and typing skills
Demonstrate good phone and email etiquetteskills with strong response times
Demonstrate analytical and organizational,problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy andprecision
Ability to effectively communicate whilemaintaining HIPPA for PHI
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in afast paced and stressful environment
Ability to adhere to department policies andstandards utilizing best practices
Ability to maintain a professional demeanorand composure when challenged
Ability to function autonomously and as partof a multidisciplinary team
Ability to see and hear clearly (includingwith correction)
Ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasantnoise, odor and temperature
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:
·Meetthe 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,
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.