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.
Provides high quality Emergency Medicine care for patients presenting to the Emergency Department at Provident Hospital and John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, effective supervision for all medical staff on duty in assigned areas, and guidance and teaching for house staff, physician assistants and students rotating through the department. Responsible for all medical staff actions and all patients seen in assigned areas while on duty. Performs non-clinical functions including lectures, research and administrative responsibilities but not limited in the areas of Ultrasound, Research, Education, Toxicology, Prehospital Medicine, Simulation or Administration.
Treats patients primarily who present for care in the Emergency Department.
Provides appropriate supervision to ensure quality patient care is provided by resident staff, physician assistants and students in the Emergency Department. Provide overall supervision of all the cases seen the area.
Provides appropriate medical care, appropriate discharge planning, appropriate decisions regarding admission of patients to various services, appropriate laboratory and x-ray procedures are ordered, and ensure overall quality of patient care in the area.
Completes charts promptly per departmental policy and follow the appropriate procedures for patient billing.
Ensures efficient flow of patients through the Emergency Department. Laboratory and X-ray studies should be retrieved in a timely fashion and decisions made to discharge or admit patients as rapidly as possible, while ensuring patient quality is maintained.
Follows and enforces existing policies and protocols in the department.
Serves as a role model to all house staff / students and must be present, at all times, both for appropriate manner of providing patient care, contact with the family, and contact with ancillary personnel including nursing staff and staff from other services.
Provides leadership in the department while on duty and resolve administrative issues according to policies and procedures which are established.
Responds to requests from nurses and other emergency department personnel for patient evaluations and decisions regarding care.
Completes non-clinical functions as assigned by Divisional Director or Chairman of Department.
Attends faculty meeting and departmental conferences as directed by Chairman of Department.
Lectures to the residents and medical students and participate/lead oral examinations and small group learning sessions.
Participates in research projects and scholarly activities.
Participates and complies with departmental CQI activities.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) degree from an accredited American or Canadian Medical School
Board certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine at the anticipated start date
Completion of an American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) or American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) approved Emergency Medicine residency program by the anticipated start date
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
Knowledge of emergency ultrasounds including ability to perform and teach ultrasound related to the following applications/body areas: FAST, OB-Gyne, vascular procedures, ocular
Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois
Valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain License by start of employment
Valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or eligible to obtain licensure by start of employment
Available to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
Ability to manage multiple patients simultaneously
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Thorough knowledge of Emergency Medicine practice and procedures
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Excellent interpersonal and patient relation skills
Ability to supervise, direct, and review activities of students, residents and physician extenders
Ability to work well with nursing, ancillary and consulting staff
Ability to make fast paced/accurate medical judgments
Ability to work well in a fast paced environment
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)
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.
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