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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 Attending Co-Director of the Perinatal Center is responsible for the assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) activities, twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week. Assists to ensure that the Division provides a level of service that are of the highest quality and comparable to national and local standards of care and help provide active, ongoing participation in the Quality and Safety activities. Oversees Obstetrical Quality Assurance/Process Improvement activities at the institutions that are affiliates of the Cook County Health (CCH) Regional Perinatal Center, ensuring the highest standard and quality of care and serves as the Co-director of the institution's Regional Perinatal Center.
* Demonstrates the ability to make appropriate, timely decisions; and demonstrates sound judgment in decision making. Informs direct supervisor of critical matters or developments within the area in a timely manner.
* Identifies, prioritizes, and implements patient-safety improvement opportunities. Monitors and sustains planned patient-safety improvements as required by Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for the Perinatal Center. Accepts challenging assignments and assumes a leadership role in the department.
* Collaborates with the Co-Director from Neonatology, JHSH Perinatal Administrator, CCH Perinatal Center Administrative staff, and CCH administration to ensure the highest level of performance for the Center and continued designation by IDPH as a Level III Regional Perinatal Center.
* Oversees activities related to resident and medical students activity on the Maternal Fetal Medicine service, including development of schedules, and completion of evaluations.
* Performs only such procedures and/or treat only such conditions as were approved at the time of appointment/reappointment.
* Participates as a clinician in the diagnosis and treatment of women as assigned.
* Assignments are based on departmental needs as determined by the departmental chair.
* Complies with departmental and institutional policies and accept academic, clinical and administrative assignments as per hospital bylaws.
* Adheres to standards of The Joint Commission, IDPH, and the Perinatal Network.
* Ascribes to basic tenets of professionalism as required by the department or the institution.
* Participates in the mandatory perinatal MFM call/coverage schedule or an alternative schedule
* Participates in responsibilities at all Cook County Health clinics and affiliates, as assigned, for patient care activities
* Participates in a number of sessions with regard to core responsibilities each week. These core responsibilities include but are not limited to: Quality Assurance/Process Improvement activities, didactics and clinical case conference.
* Education, supervision and evaluation of residents assigned to all obstetrical and gynecological services and participation in the organization and development of relevant teaching activities, as assigned.
* Actively participate in the education, evaluation and supervision of medical students from affiliate medical schools and universities as assigned.
* Attends core departmental educational or QA conferences at a level of 80%, unless excused.
* Participates in other administrative responsibilities at departmental level as assigned by the departmental chair, or division chair.
* In order to maintain privileges in the department each physician will participate in a minimum of 50 hours category I CME specific to Obstetrics and Gynecology and maintain certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology and/or their respective subspecialty.
* Maintenance of Clinical competency with regard to core skills in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal Fetal Medicine.
* Responds with promptness and dedication to the periodic emergency requests, whether within or directed to the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
Estimated Clinical and Administrative Responsibilities
* Ambulatory Clinic Sessions: 2-3/week
* OR Sessions: as assigned
* Teaching: 1 session aggregate/week
* Responsible for Perinatal Call as assigned.
* Administrative: as needed to achieve assigned responsibilities
* Demonstrates and maintains attitudes, behaviors, knowledge, and skills necessary to work respectfully and effectively with patients and staff in a culturally diverse work environment.
* Participates in ongoing education and training in culturally competent service delivery, including language training if working with high numbers on nonEnglish speaking patients.
* Utilizes interpreter services appropriately, never use minors for this purpose, and only use family or friends of the patient to interpret when the patient request it.
Graduation from an accredited medical college or university with a MD or DO degree.
Successful completion of an ACGME accredited or equivalent residency program in Obstetrics and Gynecology.
Successful completion of an ACGME approved Maternal Fetal Medicine fellowship.
Board certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Advance clinical skills with requisite certification in Obstetrics and Gynecology and perinatal ultrasound.
Board certification in Maternal Fetal Medicine, or active candidate for certification in the next two years
Each attending physician should be proficient in the latest computer technology as well as have the required skill set for electronic medical records.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) to ensure the protection of the confidentiality and security of healthcare information for all patients
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and electronic medical record
Basic knowledge of QA guidelines and/or requirements
Must be proficient in the latest computer technology as well as have the required skill set for electronic medical records.
Demonstrated analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Demonstrated attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Demonstrated ability to make appropriate and timely decisions
Ability to respond with promptness and dedication to periodic emergency requests
Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize projects and tasks
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
Ability to ascribe to the basic tenets of professionalism
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, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
* Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 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 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11).
Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
* A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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 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.
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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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