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Under the department of Pediatrics the Attending Physician VI (Pediactric – Hospitalist) provides clinical care and management of sick neonates in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Responsibilities include supervising residents and medical students and participating in morning reports, as needed. Adheres to all federal, local, and department rules and regulations supporting Cook County Health & Hospital Systems (CCHHS).
MD or DO from an accredited medical college, university or foreign equivalent
Valid License as a Physician in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Must be Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatrics by the date of hire
Valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain license two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or eligible to obtain licensure two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification by the date of hire
Experience in the provision of clinical care to ill neonates in a level II NICU
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of the basic principles and practice of neonatology
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standard care
Ability to provide clinical care to ill neonates in the NICU
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Ability to maintain professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, nights, and holidays as needed
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.