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Location: Cermak Health Services
Cermak Health Services, 2800 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) is seeking an Attending Physician 7 for Cermak Health Services of Cook County (Cermak) providing healthcare to detainees at the Cook County Department of Corrections. The Attending Physician 7 will be responsible for providing primary care to inmates and documenting clinical care in accordance with all professional standards. Communicates with members of the multidisciplinary team including nurses, medical technicians, mental health staff, and others to coordinate care. Complies with the same security regulations as other employees at the facility.
Reports to the Chair of the Department of Correctional Health
M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical college or university is required.
Licensed as a physician or surgeon in the State of Illinois or eligible to be licensed prior to starting employment.
Completed accredited residency program in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Emergency Medicine or eligible to complete such residency prior to start of employment.
Board Certified or eligible for certification in either of the following medical specialties: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Emergency Medicine or is a resident physician
Valid Illinois Controlled Substances License (ILCS) or the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment.
Valid licensure with the Federal DEA or eligible to obtain licensure prior to starting employment.
Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), preferred.
Bilingual skills in Spanish or Polish.
Record of scholarly achievement.
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
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.