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The Attending Physician VI (Pediatric Endocrinologist) provides clinical care and management of patients with Diabetes and all other endocrine conditions. Responsibilities include supervising residents, medical students, and fellows as needed. The Pediatric Endocrinologist must adhere to all federal, local and departmental rules and regulations supporting Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
· Provides clinical care, research and teaching for the Section of Pediatric Endocrinology
· Provides direct clinical care for patients with diabetes and endocrine conditions
· Provide consults for patients with endocrine conditions seen in the inpatient and outpatient settings in a considerate and compassionate manner.
· Collaborates with administrative and nursing staff.
· Participates in clinical research and mentors residents and students in research methods
· Provides pediatric endocrinology education to pediatric and family medicine residents and/or fellows in accordance with the Program requirements of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).
· Facilitates medical education training in Pediatric Endocrinology for medical students and physician assistant students.
· Promotes quality, compliance and patient safety initiatives focusing on evidence-based solutions to minimize risk; works to implement patient safety goals and quality measures.
· Actively participates in regularly scheduled department, hospital and medical staff meetings
· Actively participates in goals and activities of the Section of Pediatric Endocrinology including administration, productivity, quality, education and clinical research.
· Performs additional departmental and hospital responsibilities as designated by the System Chair for Department of Pediatrics.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) from an accredited college or university
Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Board Certified or Board Eligible in Pediatric Endocrinology or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
One (1) years of experience documenting in an electronic medical record
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Strong written and verbal communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures, socioeconomic backgrounds and age groups
Excellent teaching and mentoring skills.
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem solving, critical thinking and conflict management/ resolutions skills.
Strong customer service and empathy skills.
Positive interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to travel throughout Cook County.
Ability to build relationships within the organization.
Ability to function autonomously or as a team member in an interdisciplinary team.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds.
Ability to stay abreast of initiatives and clinical policies of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Sensitivity and respect in caring for patients and in dealing with patients, family members, residents and CCHHS staff of diverse backgrounds.
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,
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.
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