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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.
Under general supervision, Attending Physician VII provides medical leadership at the clinical site. Directs and schedules the activities of all direct health care providers and is responsible for their productivity and clinical quality; stats abreast of initiatives and clinical policies of Ambulatory and Community Health network (ACHN) and assures their implementation.
Supervises and evaluates staff physicians on-site
Enforces new care paradigm including productivity and revenue efforts and care coordination
Receives patient complaints or issues with respect to clinicians
Supports Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) efforts at the health center
Monitors, audits, and enforces Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
Provides on-site medical education to providers
Collaborates with administrative and nursing staff
Attends ACHN leadership meetings
Participates in community-based activities
Serves as a liaison with medical departments
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) degree from an accredited medical school or university
Licensed as a physician and surgeon in the State of Illinois or eligibility to obtain license prior to starting employment
Board eligibility or certification in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
Minimum of three (3) years' experience as a Primary Care Physician
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or eligibility to obtain license prior to starting employment
Available to work rotating shifts, weekends holidays, and on-call
Experience in primary care practice as a lead physician
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Current knowledge of examination methodologies and diagnostics
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care.
Ability to work effectively in teams across disciplines
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
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,
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 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, 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.