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.
Under the direction of the Cook County Health (CCH) Chair of the Division of Pulmonary Medicine, the Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine physician performs professional medical work in the medical, educational and research activities throughout the CCH. The physician works in the critical care units and on the pulmonary medicine consultation and ambulatory services as required. Manages critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease, performs related duties as required.
Participates as a clinician in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions falling within the specialty of pulmonary and critical care medicine
Prescribes necessary treatments and performs necessary procedures to be undertaken, makes unit and laboratory rounds; reviews clinical and other records; examines patients
Participates in and supervises the care of patients
Provides clinical education and supervision to other critical care unit physician staff and nurses under his/her jurisdiction as a means of ensuring the quality of care for critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease
Participates in clinical discussions and staff meetings and leads or participates in discussions regarding the care and treatment of patients under the care of primary attending staff
Conducts and participates in performance improvement activities
Participates in hospital programs; and works not less than forty hours per week at a CCH facility
Performs only such procedures and/or treats only such conditions as were approved at the time of appointment and/or reappointment and which are matters of record in his/her file in the office of the Medical Director
Serves as full-time attending physician and actively participates in the day-to-day function of patient care as a primary provider to patients in pulmonary and critical care medicine rotations in the system
Provides consultation and follow-up for other patients with potentially life-threatening or unstable conditions and pulmonary diseases as needed
Must be able to return to the hospital when on call to deal with complex patient conditions
Must be able to independently manage complex critically ill patients
Sets standards and ensures the provision of consistent high quality care to critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease by educating, assisting and guiding primary care physicians in the appropriate management of critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease
Ensures appropriate triage, management and continuity of care for critically ill outpatients and patients with pulmonary disease by participating in programs and protocols and providing consultation for individual patients when needed
Participates in the Division performance improvement program and departmental and hospital performance improvement activities. Takes initiative in identifying and working on system problems related to the care of critically ill patients and patients with pulmonary disease
Serves as member of Hospital and system Committees in the CCH as assigned
May take on other administrative and leadership roles in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine when directed
Current Medical or Osteopathic doctor's degree to practice medicine in the state of Illinois
Licensed as a physician in good standing in the State of Illinois
Illinois and Federal Controlled Substance License
Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the equivalent in Internal Medicine
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine with special certifications in one or more of the following Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine or be eligible for certification
Must be able to travel to Cook County Health work sites
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Must be able to participate in departmental quality improvement and other activities as assigned
Board Eligible in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine
Two (2) years of inpatient pulmonary and critical care medicine experience
Experience performing critical care ultrasound
Experience with advanced airway management
Experience performing endobronchial ultrasound
Experience inserting indwelling pleural catheters
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
Knowledge of modern principles, practices and techniques of pulmonary and critical care medicine, equipment, instruments and materials used in procedures relating to the specialty; principles, practices and techniques of general medicine
Effective interpersonal and communication skills
Skills needed to assess a project, develop and carry out a plan of implementation and maintain/manage the project to completion
Skill in the use of specialized laboratory equipment where appropriate, and demonstrated teaching and administrative skills
Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary care team
Ability to diagnose medical or surgical problems and to prescribe treatment for conditions arising within the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine
Ability to provide supervision and leadership to fellows and residents, attending's, nursing and other support staff within the division
Must be able to take initiative, work with or without direct supervision
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You also may 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 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.
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 bust 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
COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT 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