When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email . An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
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.
Under the direction of the Chairman for the Department of Trauma and Burn Services, leads the primary assessment and resuscitation of all trauma and burn patients when on call. Assists with preparing and analyzing the operations and capital budgets. Assists in evaluation, development and implementation of clinical pathways designed to improve patient care outcomes for Cook County Health &Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Leads the resuscitation, evaluation and acute/elective operations of all trauma and burn patients when on call and off-call as needed or as directed by the chairman
Responsible for the management of critical care, inpatient status and follow-up trauma clinic as per the schedule or as directed by the chairman. This includes both the trauma and burn services
Works flexible hours (with call 24-30 hours in house 6-8 times per month on average including weekends and holidays); performs any necessary surgical or critical care interventions necessary during that period. This includes both elective and emergent burn and trauma services.
Provides full coverage of the burn service as directed by the department chairman. This includes elective and emergent operations, ICU care, follow-up clinics and outreach and education/prevention activities.
Maintains and develops educational programs to ensure objectives of the department are thoroughly presented to residents and students
Participates in the department Performance Improvement/Patient Safety (PIPS) program
Participates in department ongoing research efforts
Participates in creating critical care and trauma evaluation protocols and participates in process improvement to address needs and improve efficiency of care
Works with the Violence Program Coordinator and/or Trauma Patient/Family Support Services Coordinator to discuss the patients injuries and determine the causational relationship
Communicates with hospital administration, Hospital Information Systems, department chairs, local Emergency Medical Services, state and regional trauma directors, local and national media, Chicago Police and Fire Departments and Gift of Hope
Complies with patient confidentiality requirements regarding all written, verbal and computerized patient information
Maintains documentation of efforts, decisions and changes for individual quality improvement initiatives
Completes all clinical documentation in a timely fashion in compliance with the Hospital policies and procedures
Assists with preparing and analyzing the operation and capital budgets
Participates in national, regional and CCHHS committees as directed by the Chairman
Adheres to all hospital and department specific safety requirements
MD or DO from an accredited college or university
Current General Surgical Board Certification or eligible
Current Surgical Critical Care Board Certification or eligible
Current Illinois Medical Board License or eligible
Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) License
Current and/or Eligible for an Illinois Control Substance License
Certified as an Advanced Trauma Life Support provider
Current High volume Level 1 Trauma Center experience at a large/complex Trauma Center
One (1) year of resident and student education experience
Eligible for academic appointment at the Assistant Processor level
Must be able to work flexible hours (24-30 hours in house 6-8 times per month on average including weekends and holidays; perform any necessary surgical or critical care interventions necessary during that period)
Current experience in a certified Burn Center
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel
Working knowledge of EMR, PACS
Knowledge of quality assurance principles and guidelines
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Strong interpersonal and empathy skills
Demonstrate clinical research skills and techniques for extracting and reporting information
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
Ability to work throughout the hospital in Resuscitation/Trauma Bay, Recovery Room, Trauma ICU, Specialty Clinic and Administrative Offices
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)
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,
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.