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 Pediatric Emergency Medicine Consultant Physician provides high quality Emergency Medicine care for pediatric and young adult patients presenting to the Emergency Department, effective supervision for all medical staff on duty in assigned areas, and to provide guidance and teaching for house staff, physician assistants and students rotating through the department. Responsible for all medical staff actions and all patients seen in assigned areas while on duty. Additionally, perform non-clinical functions as assigned by Chairperson and/or Divisional Director, usually in the areas of Research, Education, Toxicology or Administration.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) degree from an accredited medical college or university
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatrics or Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Licensed as a Physician in the State of Illinois
Must possess a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License
Must possess a valid Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license
Available to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Thorough knowledge of Pediatric Emergency Medicine practice and procedures
Excellent interpersonal and patient relation skills
Excellent communication, verbal and written skills
Ability to supervise, direct, and review activities of students, residents and physician extenders
Ability to work well with nursing, ancillary and consulting staff
Ability to make fast paced/accurate medical judgments
Ability to work well in fast paced environment
Ability to manage multiple patients simultaneously
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
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’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.
CCH 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, CCH 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.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER