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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.
Attending Physicians in the Department of Radiology are responsible for the supervision of and interpretation of diagnostic imaging studies obtained with the hospital system. This position is for but not limited to diagnostic imaging services including, CT, MRI, US and fluoroscopy. Experience must be wide and varied.
Follows departmental and hospital policies
Interprets radiologic studies in a timely manner
Reviews dictation of final reports for studies reviewed in a timely manner
Supervises Radiology residents and technologist when appropriate
Reviews Radiology residents preliminary reports in a timely manner; reviews and corrects Radiology residents preliminary reports, as necessary
Participates in the education of residents, including didactic lecture preparation
Provides radiologic consultative services for other clinical departments within Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS)
Participates in multidisciplinary conferences as assigned
Performs procedures in areas where clinical privileges are granted
Provides coverage to the various areas of the department and hospital system as requested by the Chairman including traveling to different sites if necessary
Participates in departmental and/or system wide committees as assigned
Participates in departmental and/or system wide quality improvements/assurance efforts as assigned
Maintains an educational environment conducive to educating the residents
Takes calls as assigned by the department chair including remote review of studies
Supervises, interprets and promotes the use of routine and advance diagnostic imaging techniques related to body imaging
Performs other duties as assigned
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
Licensed physician in the State of Illinois, or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to the start of employment
Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency
If currently in fellowship training, passed step I board Examination by the American Board of Radiology. Must become certified after completion of practice requirements stipulated by the ABR or AOBR to maintain recommendation for remaining on the medical staff OR Completed and maintained Certification by the American Board of Radiology or American Osteopathic Board of Radiology
Currently enrolled in or has completed fellowship training in a body imaging fellowship or neuroradiology fellowship in the United States
Valid Federal DEA certificate OR have the ability to obtain certificate one prior to starting employment
Pediatric radiology experience or extra training during final residency
Recent (within 24 month) diagnostic radiology research of publishable scholarly activity
Selection of Diagnostic Radiology Chief Resident in an ACGME or AOA approved Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program
Activities demonstrating service to public health or underserved populations
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Working knowledge and experience with all aspects of general Radiology
Working knowledge and experience with interpretation of body imaging examinations
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care
Skill to analyze data/information accurately in order to determine and implement an effective and appropriate course of action
Skill to prepare written documents to provide information and/or direction to staff and others.
Skill to communicate effectively in order to exchange and/or provide information and/or direction to staff and others
Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific work rules, hospital and personnel rules.
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making.
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices and the appropriate us of the electronic health record (EHR)
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
Ability to follow hospital protocol when exposed to noise, chemicals, disease, blood borne pathogens, patient violence and procedural injuries
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds
Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI)
Ability to provide appropriate patient care while maintaining fiduciary responsibility to patients
Ability to demonstrate service to public health or underserved populations
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 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, “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 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.
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 prejudicingor affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because ofany political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS 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