Under the direction of the Chair and the Division Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, assists with the day-to-day operations of all Department/Division activities. Helps ensure that the division provides a level of care that is of the highest quality, meeting both national and local standards of care. Helps provide active, ongoing participation in quality and safety activities. All procedures and/or treatment of conditions are performed within purview of responsibility as established at time of appointment. Assignments will be based on departmental needs as determined by the Departmental Chair.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university.
Successful completion of an ACGME accredited or equivalent residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois - OR - have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment.
Current and valid Illinois Controlled Substances License or must obtain license prior to starting employment.
Current and valid licensure with the Federal DEA or must obtain license prior to starting employment.
Board Certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology with maintenance of certificate or active candidate for certification per the policies and procedures of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology or American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics of Gynecology.
Three (3) years of experience with high risk obstetrics navigating multidisciplinary team approaches in complicated patient care situations.
Must provide evidence of currently practicing and maintaining clinical competency with regard to core skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Must have prior experience working with OB/GYN Residency Program Leadership.
Must be able to participate in mandatory in-house night and weekend call schedule or alternative call schedule.
Two (2) years of experience in conducting quality and process improvement projects.
Two (2) years of experience in writing policies and protocols to incorporate the latest American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologist (ACOG) recommendations.
Bilingual skills in English/Spanish (basic proficiency).
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of IDPH patient-safety improvements requirements
Knowledge of Joint Commission and Perinatal Network standards
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) to ensure the protection of the confidentiality and security of healthcare information for all patients
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care meet or exceed expectations
Basic knowledge of QA guidelines and/or requirements
Knowledge and understanding of Level III Regional Perinatal Center network standards
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to provide clinical service to all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Excellent program development, management, and leadership skills
Demonstrated analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Demonstrated ability to make appropriate and timely decisions
Ability to respond with promptness and dedication to periodic emergency requests
Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize projects and tasks
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 ascribe to the basic tenets of professionalism
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.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
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 strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
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Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.