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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.
The position of the Neonatology Attending Consultant requires that the selected candidate work in the network hospital affiliated with John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County. The selected physician will provide on-side neonatal and delivery room coverage at our Perinatal Center Hospitals, including but not limited to St. Mary's Hospital, Roseland Community Hospital, and Holy Cross Hospital. Duties will include day, night, weekend, and holiday clinical coverage. The John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County is one of ten Perinatal Centers in the State of Illinois.
Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) Degree 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/ in Pediatrics
Must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Neonatology or anticipate Board eligibility at the time 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 Federal DEA licensure two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
Experience in the provision of clinical care to ill neonates in a level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
The candidate should be proficient in all clinical neonatology skills expected for a level Il
Knowledge of the principles of and practice of neonatology
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standard of care
Stays abreast of initiatives and clinical policies of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS)
Demonstrate infection control practices
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolutions skills
Strong attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Ability to provide clinical care to ill neonates in a level II NICU
Ability to stabilize a critically neonate prior to transer
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices incorporating the use of electronic health record (EHR)
Ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise, odor and temperature and follow hospital protocol
Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds
Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI)
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
When applying for employment with 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, who was not dishonorably discharged.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
IDENTIFY AS A VETERAN ON THE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION BY ANSWERING YES TO THE QUESTION Are you a Military Veteran?
ATTACH A COPY OF THE VETERANS DD214, DD215 or NGB 22(NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 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 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911).
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
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 bust 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.
COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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 t...wo 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.