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 provides high quality Emergency Medicine care for patients presented to the Emergency Department, 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. They would be responsible for all medical staff actions and all patients seen in assigned areas while on duty. Also perform non-clinical functions including lectures, research and administrative responsibilities but not limited in the areas of Ultrasound, Research, Education, Toxicology, Pre-hospital Medicine, Simulation or Administration.
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) approved Emergency Medicine residency program by the anticipated start date
Outstanding letter or recommendation from Emergency Medicine Residency Director or Emergency Medicine Chair
Recent emergency medicine lecture to academic audience within preceding 12 months
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 at the time of hire
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.
COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’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.
CCHHS is comprised of t...wo 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, CCHHS 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.