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 VI provides inpatient and outpatient evaluation and clinical care of infants, children, and families with issues of child abuse or neglect at Cook County Health (CCH), including the Children's Advocacy Center Clinic, and other settings as assigned. Participates in resident education activities and ensures that such activities conform to the standards documented in the Program Requirements of the Pediatric Residency Review Committee (RRC) of the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). Participates in fellow education activities and ensures that such activities conform to the standards documented in the Program Requirements of the Pediatric RCC of the ACGME. Works cooperatively with other agencies charged with the evaluation of alleged victims of child abuse and neglect.
* Participates in clinical care, research and teaching for the Division of Child Protective Services at CCH, including the Children's Advocacy Center Clinic, and other settings as assigned
* Provides and supervises inpatient and outpatient clinical care for infants, children, and families with issues of abuse or neglect
* Collaborates with administrative nursing staff
* Participates in the evaluation and management of infants, children, and families seen at the Children's Advocacy Center Clinic
* Works cooperatively with other agencies charged with the evaluation of alleged victims of child abuse and neglect
* Provides Child Abuse Pediatrics education to pediatric and family medicine residents and Child Abuse Pediatrics fellows in accordance with the program requirements of the ACGME
* Facilitates medical education training in Child Abuse Pediatrics for medical students
* Participates in quality, compliance and patient safety initiatives focusing on evidence-based solutions to minimize risk; works to implement patient safety goals and quality measures
* Adheres to all Department, CCH, Local and Federal requirements, rules and regulations
* Actively participates in goals and activities of the Department of Pediatrics including administration, productivity, quality, education and clinical research
* 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 a three (3) year accredited residency program in General Pediatrics
Successful completion or anticipated completion of a three (3) year accredited fellowship program in Child Abuse Pediatrics or equivalent clinical experience resulting in Board Certification in Child Abuse Pediatrics
Board certified or Board eligible in Child Abuse Pediatrics or ability to obtain prior to starting employment
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
Strong working knowledge base and clinical experience in Child Abuse Pediatrics
Excellent interpersonal communication skills - the ability to establish rapport with families in crisis
Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to prepare reports and effectively present information in meetings
Strong decision making skills; ability to exercise discretion and make effective decisions during crisis or emergency situations
Excellent teaching and mentoring skills
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to build relationships within the organization and to represent CCH with appropriate outside agencies
Ability to function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to handle many simultaneous demands and meet all required deadlines
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when challenged
Sensitivity and respect in caring for patients and in dealing with patients, family members, trainees, and CCH staff of diverse backgrounds
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 SYSTEM 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