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The Attending Physician IX in Neurology is a physician, licensed to practice in Illinois, who has successfully completed an accredited residency in Neurology, and who is board-certified or board-eligible. The physician possesses the knowledge and judgment to provide neurologic care to the patients of Cook County Health and Hospitals System in both an inpatient and outpatient capacity. The physician participates in the educational and quality improvement initiatives of the
Division of Neurology.
The physician is responsible for the medical care of patients with neurologic disease. In the hospital, the physician will admit, work-up, diagnose, and manage patients with neurologic disease and provide neurologic consultation for other providers. In the outpatient clinic, the physician will work up, diagnose, and manage patients with neurologic disease and provide consultation services for other providers. The physician will take call and be available to provide neurologic care in a manner consistent with the highest standards of neurologic care and Division of Neurology practice.
· Meets and maintains the standards for hospital staff membership as set forth in the Medical Staff By-Laws
· Manages patient care in a compassionate, respectful manner consistent with the highest standards of neurologic care
· Maintains current knowledge of the practice of neurology
· Maintains federal and state controlled substance licensure
· Maintains Neurology board certification
· Meets Illinois requirements for Continuing Medical Education
· Meets hospital requirements for Annual Training, Infection Control, and Respiratory Testing
· Charts patient care in a complete, accurate, and professional manner
· Completes patient encounter notes in a timely manner
· Completes all requested pharmacy, insurance, disability and other forms associated with the medical care of patients
· Responds to patient phone calls and other communications in a timely manner
· Complete evaluations of resident and students in a timely manner
· Maintains constructive, positive relationships with physicians, nurses and other hospital staff
· Attends designated Division of Neurology and Department of Medicine meetings
· Cooperates with Division initiative related to education and quality improvement
· Participates in Division Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluations
· Serves on hospital committees as requested
· Cooperates with investigations of patient, nurse or physician complaints regarding care
· M.D. degree from a school of medicine in the United States which is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education, a school of medicine in Canada which is accredited by the Committee for Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools; a D.O. degree from a school of osteopathy which is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association; or a degree from foreign medical school with either a permanent certificate of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates or comparable credentials from the Medical Council of Canada
· Successful completion of a residency in Neurology accredited by the American College of Graduate Medical Education
· Certification in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or by the American or by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology or if not certified but board-eligible, achievement of the certification within five years of the completion of residency training.
· Current and active licensure as a physician in the state of Illinois by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation or ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
· Current controlled substance licensure by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation and controlled substance certification by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration or ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
· Knowledge of the medical subspecialty of Neurology.
· Sound judgement
· Knowledge of when to seek consultation
· Ability to work with others in the care of patients, well-developed interpersonal skills
· Ability to effectively teach medical students and resident physicians
· Ability to manage a medical service of residents and students
· Ability to maintain compassionate, respectful relationships with patients
· Ability to work effectively under pressure
· Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
· Ability to utilize the electronic medical record
· Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
· Ability to do moderate lifting up to 45 pounds, to walk and stand for prolonged periods, to use hands, legs and fingers.
· Physical and mental coordination, normal sight and hearing, ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise, odor and temperature.
· This physician is able to work in an office, clinic, and hospital environment
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.