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Under the direction of the Chair of the Division of Hematology and Oncology, the attending physician performs professional work in medical, educational and research activities. The attending physician is an expert in the care and treatment of patients with cancer and benign hematological conditions providing knowledgeable, compassionate, and holistic care to the patients they serve. Provides inpatient and outpatient and electronic consultative care in hematology and oncology. They participate in clinical trials to investigate new and better treatment strategies for patients with cancer. The physician will be credentialed in Internal and Hematology/Oncology Medicine at Stroger and Provident Hospitals of Cook County providing inpatient care. Ambulatory services may include clinical work at ambulatory sites other than the central campus.
· Staffs out-patient care sessions in the sub-specialty clinic, providing direct patient care and supervising trainees.
· Provides care for in-patient oncology and/or hematology consult services.
· Supports care of patients throughout the CCHHS network through direct care, consultation, or electronic consultation.
· Sets standards and ensures the provision of consistent high quality care to patients with hematology and oncology disorders by educating, assisting and guiding primary care physicians.
· Supervises and trains hematology/oncology subspecialty fellows. Supervises and trains rotating residents and medical students. Supervises and collaborates with hematology/oncology nurse clinicians.
· Supervises Infusion Center chemotherapy nursing staff. Maintains accurate medical records. Maintains accurate and timely completion of billing encounter forms.
· Participates in the division performance improvement program and departmental and hospital performance improvement activities.
· Attends meetings and participates on committees as assigned.
· Performs other duties as assigned.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
Licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois (or have the ability to obtain license prior to employment)
Current DEA license or the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Current Illinois Controlled Substance License or the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Board Eligible or Board Certified by American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in a Medical Oncology and/or Hematology subspecialty
Experience with participation in NCI sponsored clinical trials
Experience with electronic medical record (Cerner)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Excellent clinical and technical skills necessary to evaluate and mentor fellows and residents
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary to communicate with a diverse student and patient population, educational administrators and all levels of personnel within a highly complex health care system.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work collaboratively with all levels of health care staff and education practitioners.
Skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to work and make sound judgments in a stressful and fast paced environment.
Ability to prioritize, plan and organize projects and tasks while meeting deadlines.
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to adhere to System, hospital and department policies and standards
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Good physical and mental health
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to follow hospital protocol when exposed to noise, chemicals, disease, blood borne pathogens, patient violence and procedural injuries
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrate infection control practices
Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific engineering, work practice controls and work area safety precautions
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
· Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
· Basic Term Life Insurance
· Pension Plan
· Deferred Compensation Program
· Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
· You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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 strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS 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 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.