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The Attending Physician IX (Hematology) provides clinical care for patients with hematologic diseases in the inpatient and outpatient setting of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS). Responsible for diagnosis and treatment of hematology patients, providing continuity of care for such patients, and enrolling patients in clinical trials, when appropriate. Participates in quality assurance programs for the Hematology/Oncology division.
· Attending Physician in hematology and hematologic oncology outpatient services
· Attending Physician for inpatient hematology consult services in rotation with other Attending Physicians (Hematology) in the Hematology/Oncology division as assigned
· Supervision and training of hematology/oncology subspecialty fellows
· Supervision and training of rotating residents and medical students
· Supervision and collaboration with hematology/oncology nurse clinicians
· Supervision of Infusion Center chemotherapy nursing staff
· Participation in divisional academic activities
· Enrollment of appropriate patients in clinical trials
· Participation on hospital and departmental committees with performance of committee work as assigned
· Maintenance of accurate and timely medical records
· Accurate and timely completion of billing encounter forms
· Performs other duties as specified/assigned by the Hematology/Oncology Division Chair.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois (or have the ability to obtain license prior to employment)
Federal DEA license
State of Illinois controlled substance license (or have the ability to obtain license prior to employment)
ABIM subspecialty board certification in Hematology
Experience in diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant hematologic disorders
Experience in bone marrow and stem cell transplant
Experience with Cerner electronic medical records
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.
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.
Skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
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
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
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)
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,
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.