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.
The Attending Physician IX-SC will provide diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients on both the inpatient neurology stroke service and the outpatient neurology clinics. The physician participates in educational and quality improvement initiatives of the Division of Neurology and the Stroke Program.
Meets and maintains the standards of hospital staff membership as set forth in the Medical Staff By-Laws
Manages patient care in a compassionate, respectful manner consistent with the highest standards of neurologic care
Maintains current knowledge in the practice of Neurology and Stroke
Maintains federal and state-controlled substance licensure
Maintains Neurology board certification
Maintains Vascular Neurology board certification
Meets Illinois requirements for Continuing Medical Education
Meets hospital requirements for Annual Training, Infection Control and Respiratory Testing
Charts patient care in a complete, accurate, and professional manner
Completes patient encounter notes in a timely manner
Completes all requested pharmacy, insurance, disability, and other forms associated with medical care of patients
Responds to pages, patient phone calls and other communications in at timely way
Completes evaluations of residents and students in a timely manner
Maintains constructive, positive relationships with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff
Evaluates and treats patients on the inpatient Neurology stroke service and in the outpatient Neurology clinics
Completes a detailed history and physical exam (including neurological exam) on patients referred to the Neurology service and outpatient neurology clinic
Works at all Cook County Health Neurology inpatient and outpatient sites including Blue Island, Stroger Hospital and Provident Hospital
Provides high-quality telestroke coverage to all patients referred to the Cook County Health telestroke program
Serves as a role model in consistently providing effective and compassionate patient care; adhering to policies; and manifesting respectful and professional behavior, scholarly inquiry and commitment to self- and institutional improvement
Regularly attends and participates in divisional and departmental administrative meetings
Participates in or leads structured quality improvement activities related to hospital function, as assigned
Collaborates with the Stroke Program including the Stroke Coordinator and Medical Director of the Stroke Program to maintain Joint Commission requirements for accreditation as a stroke center
Monitors and responds to lab results, patient messages and patient phone calls
Performs other duties as assigned
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) degree from an accredited American or Canadian Medical School
Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Illinois and Federal Controlled Substance License or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Successful completion of a residency in Neurology accredited by the American College of Graduate Medical Education
Board Certification in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology OR Board Eligible with achievement of the certification within three years of completion of residency training
Board Certification in Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology OR Board Eligible with achievement of certification within three years of completion of fellowship training
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Clinical experience with a focused neurology rotation during electives or previous job experience within the field of Neurology
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of the medical subspeciality of Neurology and Stroke
Knowledge of when to seek consultation
Knowledge and proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint Access, Excel and other data analysis tools and methodologies required for data gathering, analysis and presentation
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Demonstrates good phone and email etiquette skills and strong response times
Demonstrates analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrates attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Ability to effectively teach and provide supervision to fellows, residents, nursing, students, and other clinical support staff
Ability to coordinate a medical service of residents and students
Ability to maintain compassionate, respectful relationships with patients
Ability to work effectively under pressure
Ability to utilize the electronic medical records
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
Ability to do moderate lifting up to 45 pounds, to walk and stand for prolonged periods to use hands, legs, and fingers
Ability to effectively communicate while maintaining HIPAA for PHI
Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to take initiative, work with or without direct supervision
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.
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
*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)
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