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.
Maintains a productivity standard of at least five (5) clinical days per week, full-time status. In addition, participates in the on-call schedule as specified by the Division and/or Department Chairs. Provides close supervision of all house staff encountered in the course of duty ensuring quality care and provides assessment of resident surgeons as directed by the Division Chair to fulfill the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) requirements. Participates in the education of medical students, physician assistant students, dental students, and nursing students. Documents clinical activity in clinics, wards, operating rooms, and emergency rooms. Opportunities for research and obligation regarding its performance are by individual arrangement with the Division Chair. Obtains and/or maintains surgical privileges and remains clinically active at both John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital as directed. Must maintain certification by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and competency in Neurosurgery Surgery as required to fulfill patient care responsibilities for patients treated by the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
The Attending Physician XII will provide both clinical and surgical services to the patients of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) and participate in the call schedule as specified by the Division Chief. Supervises fellows, residents, medical students, mid-level practitioners and ancillary personnel; adheres to all federal, local and department rules and regulations. Partakes in clinical trials; conducts research; serves on administrative committees; adheres to all federal, local, and department rules and regulations.
* Provides diagnostic and treatment services to patients including benign and malignant disease.
* Provides inpatient and outpatient consultations.
* Performs surgical services as needed and as time permits.
* Completes timely, accurate, and thorough medical record documentation as required to meet appropriate department and/or hospital guidelines.
* Works with the division to develop new programs and procedures that enhance patient care
* Participates in the education and training of fellows, residents, and medical students rotating in the division.
* Responds promptly to all on-call queries from fellows or residents; communicates with other Attending Physicians and Surgeons as needed.
* Communicates promptly to the Division chairman all information necessary for the creation of assignments.
* Acts with courtesy and collegiality and upholds the highest standards of professionalism in all arenas as representative of the Surgical Services as a whole.
* Assists in developing new programs and processes that enhance patient care.
* Performs research activities; follows all ethical guidelines, as coordinated with and approved by the Division Chair and approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
* Participates in ongoing clinical trials and investigations offered in the division; participates in administrative committees servicing the department and Hospitals as schedule permits.
* Attends Division and Department meetings on regular basis and the Mortality and Morbidity conference as required.
* Requests appropriate specialty consultations and performs inpatient rounds and required resident teaching sessions as assigned and as clinical needs dictate.
* Participates in Quality Assurance activities as assigned.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
* Must possess a valid Illinois Medical License or have the ability to obtain this license prior to the start of employment
* Must possess a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or have the ability to obtain this license prior to the start of this employment
* Must possess a valid Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license or have the ability to obtain this license prior to the start of this employment
* Board certification in the relevant specialty of Neurological Surgery or must be on a pathway leading to certification within 5 years of terminal training
* Completed Fellowship training in Complex Spine, Skull Base, and/or Vascular Surgery
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
* Current knowledge of the principles and methods of neurosurgery to ensure quality and standards of care.
* Knowledge of the principles and practices of medical research to help implement clinical protocols/internal research.
* Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care.
* 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
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking and conflict management/resolution skills
* Skill to prepare written documents to provide information and/or direction to staff and others.
* Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific work rules, hospital and personnel rules.
* Ability to meet requirements of on call schedule if requested to participate.
* Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making.
* Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices and the appropriate use 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 meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI).
* Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed.
* Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County .
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.
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 HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 254603
About Cook County Health
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