ATTENDING PHYSICIAN 8 LEAD - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH - JTDC Job Number: 00121682
Job Posting : May 18, 2018, 4:55:03 PM Closing Date : Jun 18, 2018, 4:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Posting Salary : COMPETITIVE
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Location: Cermak / Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC)
1100 S. Hamilton Ave, Chicago, IL 60612
Department: Correctional Health
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org . 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.
The Attending Physician VIII provides leadership to the medical staff of Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC). Directs and schedules the activities of all direct health care providers and is responsible for their productivity and clinical quality, stays abreast of initiatives and clinical policies of the Correctional Health department and assures their implementation at JTDC.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Supervises and evaluates all medical activities including developing medical staff evaluation and medical policies, procedures, and programs supporting JTDC.
Reviews all policies and procedures directly affecting patient care.
Monitors medical staff productivity.
Provides overall monitoring of all staff training programs including medical education and faculty development for medical staff.
Ensures appropriate care coordination within JTDC and in collaboration with John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital.
Receives and responds to patients, family complaints and/or issues pertaining to medical staff interaction.
Supports Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement (QA/QI) initiatives at JTDC.
Conducts quality assessments and medical care evaluations activities, including diagnostic tests results, consultation reports, therapy progress notes and other records related to medical care.
Monitors, audits and enforces all regulatory healthcare standards applicable to JTDC.
Provides on-site medical education to staff as needed.
Collaborates with administrative staff, other healthcare professionals, and support staff to provide exceptional patient care services.
Ensures appropriate conduct and ethical behavior in compliance with the rules, regulations, and bylaws of the medical staff.
Maintains records of all medical staff members regarding licensure and other relevant information.
Serves as a medical liaison between the JTDC and accrediting/regulatory agencies.
Attends and participates in Correctional Health and leadership meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Reports to the Chair of the Department of Correctional Health, Medical Director at Cermak
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or equivalent from an accredited medical college or university. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Completion of an accredited residency program in Family Medicine, Pediatrics, or combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics or Internal Medicine/Adolescent Medicine. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Current certification by one (1) of the following: American Board of Internal Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, American Board of Pediatrics, OR American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Current physician and surgeon license to practice medicine in the United States or have the ability to obtain Illinois licensure prior to starting employment. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or have the ability to obtain Illinois licensure prior to starting employment. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Three (3) years of post-residency clinical experience as a primary care physician
· Preferred Qualifications
Recent administrative and management experience in a complex healthcare environment
Prior experience practicing medicine in a correctional health facility
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of quality assurance principles and guidelines
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel
Strong leadership skills, including the ability to initiate and manage change
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
Strong interpersonal and empathy skills
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed
Must follow CCHHS protocol when exposed to noise, chemicals, disease, blood borne pathogens, patient violence and procedural injuries
Degrees and transcripts from non-U.S. accredited institutions must be translated and certified to the US equivalent academic credentials by a recognized US education interpreter service.
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
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
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.