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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.
Maintains a productivity standard of at least five (5) clinical days per week, full-time status. In addition, participates in the on-call schedule as specified by the Division and/or Department Chairs. Provides close supervision of all house staff encountered in the course of duty ensuring quality care, and provides assessment of resident surgeons as directed by the Division Chair to fulfill the Council on Podiatric Medical Education requirements. Participates in the education of medical students, physician assistant students, podiatry students, and nursing students. Documents clinical activity in clinics, wards, operating rooms, and emergency rooms. Opportunities for research and obligation regarding its performance are by individual arrangement with the Division Chair. Obtains and/or maintains surgical privileges and remains clinically active at both John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital, Oak Forest Health Center, CORE Center and Provident Hospital as directed. Must maintain certification by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery and/or American Board of Podiatric Medicine competency in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery as required to fulfill patient care responsibilities for patients treated by the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Provides appropriate preoperative and postoperative evaluation of patients as required to meet standards of care
Provides minor surgical services as need and as time permits; provides inpatient and outpatient consultations while on call
Provides diagnostic and treatment services to patients including benign and malignant disease
Works a minimum of five (5) clinical days per week and 2080 hours per year for CCHHS, or the equivalent as specified by the Division Chief and Department Chair
Shares rounding responsibilities with other members of the Division such that the care of all inpatients and observation patients is supervised on a daily basis by an attending physician
Documents clinical activity and supervision of surgery residents and mid-level providers including APN-Nurse Practitioners (APN) and Physician Assistant (PA) in the clinic, ward operating room and emergency room including: History and Physical, Preoperative Notes, Brief Post Op Notes, Operative Notes, Inpatient and Outpatient program Notes, Consult Notes Discharge Summary and all requirement finance documentation
Responds promptly to all on-call queries from Residents; communicates directly with other Attending Physicians and Surgeons as necessary to support patient care
Communicates promptly to the Division Chair all information necessary for the creation of assignments and on-call roster
Acts with courtesy and collegiately and upholds the highest standards of professionalism in all arenas as representative of the Surgical Services as a whole
Participates in ongoing clinical trials and investigation offered in the Division
Participates in administrative committees service the department and Hospitals as schedule permits
Assists in developing new programs and processes that enhance patient care.
Performs research activities and follows all ethical guidelines, as coordinated with and approved by the Division Chair and approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB)
Attends Mortality and Morbidity conference as needed, as well as required Division and Department meetings on a regular basis and in accordance with established attendance benchmarks
Requests appropriate specialty consultations, and performs inpatient rounds, and required Resident teaching sessions as assigned and as clinical needs dictate
Participates in Quality Assurance activities as assigned
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) from an accredited college or university
Licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois or ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Must possess a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Must possess a valid Federal Drug Enforcement Administration License or ability to obtain prior to starting employment
Board Certified Podiatric Surgery or Podiatric Medicine with surgery competency or must be in a pathway leading to certification within five (5) years of terminal training
Recent (within the past two (2) years) operative experience consisting of a minimum of 100 operative Podiatric cases
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Current knowledge and skill in the application of the principles and methods of podiatric surgery to ensure quality and standards of care.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of medical research to help implement clinical protocols/internal research.
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care.
Skill to analyze data/information accurately in order to determine and implement an effective and appropriate course of action.
Skill to prepare written documents to provide information and/or direction to staff and others.
Skill to communicate effectively in order to exchange and/or provide information and/or direction to staff and others.
Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific work rules, hospital and personnel rules.
Ability to meet requirements of on call schedule if requested to participate.
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making.
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices and the appropriate use of the electronic health record (EHR).
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
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.
Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds.
Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI).
Ability to provide appropriate patient care while maintaining fiduciary responsibility to Cook County.
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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