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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 consultant physician is an expert in the care and treatment of patients with cancer and benign hematological conditions. They provide knowledgeable, compassionate, and holistic care to the patients they serve. They provide inpatient and outpatient and electronic consultative care in hematology and oncology. They participate in clinical trials to investigate new and better treatment strategies for patients with cancer. The physician will be credentialed in Internal and Hematology/Oncology Medicine at Stroger and Provident Hospitals of Cook County. Inpatient work may include work at Stroger and Provident Hospitals. Ambulatory services may include clinical work at ambulatory sites other than the central campus.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCH Personnel Rules.
Staffs out-patient care sessions in the sub-specialty clinic, providing direct patient care and supervising trainees. Provides care for in-patient oncology and/or hematology consult services.
Supports care of patients throughout the CCHHS network through direct care, consultation, or electronic consultation.
Sets standards and ensures the provision of consistent high quality care to patients with hematology and oncology disorders by educating, assisting and guiding primary care physicians.
Supervises and trains hematology/oncology subspecialty fellows.
Supervises and trains rotating residents and medical students.
Supervises and collaborates with hematology/oncology nurse clinicians.
Supervises Infusion Center chemotherapy nursing staff.
Maintains accurate medical records.
Maintains accurate and timely completion of billing encounter forms.
Participates in the division performance improvement program and departmental and hospital performance improvement activities.
Participates on committees as assigned. Staffs e-consults.
Performs other responsibilities as assigned.
Licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois OR have the ability to obtain license prior to start date
Board certified in Hematology
Valid Illinois Controlled Substance License OR have the ability to obtain license prior to start date
Valid Federal DEA License OR have the ability to obtain license prior to start date
One (1) year of experience working in a hospital setting
One (1) year of experience in administering clinical, educational or quality improvement programs in Hospital Medicine
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of hematology programs and services
Ability to treat acutely ill patients in an inpatient setting; Ability to treat patients in an outpatient setting
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse patient and employee population
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
Demonstrate good phone and email etiquette skills with strong response times
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Strong supervisory and leadership skills necessary to oversee house staff and medical students
When applying for employment with 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, who was not dishonorably discharged.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
IDENTIFY AS A VETERAN ON THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION "Are you a Military Veteran?"
ATTACH A COPY OF THE VETERANS DD214, DD215 or NGB 22(NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 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 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
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.
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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