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.
John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital (JHSH) of Cook County is the flagship of the Cook County Health & Hospitals System. The Level 1 Trauma Center is one of the most respected in the nation.
The Attending Physician shall be specialized in administering various types of anesthetics to patients during surgical procedures; primarily responsible for patient safety and wellbeing prior to, during and after surgery; inspect and test all equipment and adhere to all Federal, local and department rules and regulations; consult, teach and instruct ancillary personnel in all facets of operative care; perform all other related duties as assigned.
* Provides anesthetic care throughout the hospital while meeting and exceeding compliance standards
* Provides complete range of anesthetic care to patients including preoperative assessment, intraoperative anesthetic administration and monitoring, and post anesthesia care in compliance with the national Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JACHO) standards
* Works independently and provides medical direction to residents and CRNA's
* Provides anesthesia related care in all functional areas of the OR, OB, PACU, ICU Ward and clinical settings
* Examines patients, obtains medical history, and uses diagnostic test to determine risk during surgical and other medical procedures
* Coordinates and directs work during medical procedures with nurses, residents, CRNA's, medical technicians, and health care providers
* Administers anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures using local, regional, general, and MAC methods
* Coordinates the administration of anesthetics with surgeons during procedures in the operation room
* Provides and maintains life support and airway management as needed, and helps prepare patients for emergency surgery
* Determines when patients have recovered, or stabilized enough, to be transferred to ICU, or discharged home following surgery
* Takes on-call, as well as in-house calls
* Doctorate in Medicine (M.D.) or Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine (D.O) from an accredited medical college or university
* Successful completion of an accredited residency in Anesthesiology
* Must be licensed as a physician and surgeon in the State of Illinois
* Current certification with American Board of Anesthesiologist (ABA) or eligible for ABA certification (Must obtain certification within one (1) year following the start of this employment)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
* Thorough knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) to ensure the protection of the confidentiality and security of healthcare information for all patients
* Strong working knowledge base in anesthesiology and pain management; participates in the development and implementation of program planning, objectives, policies and standards essential to the delivery of quality anesthetic care
* Proficiency in the safe administration of blood and blood products ensuring that all protocol is followed
* Excellent interpersonal communication skills - the ability to establish rapport with families
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Strong decision making skills
* Excellent organizational skills
* Ability to take on-call as well as in-house calls
* Ability to build and maintain relationships within CCH and with appropriate outside organizations
* Ability to prepare reports and effectively present information in meetings
* Ability to exercise discretion and make wise decisions
* Excellent teaching and mentoring skills in clinical anesthesia for Oral Surgery residents, Anesthesia residents, and interns.
* Ability to handle many simultaneous demands and meet all required deadlines
* Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when challenged
* Ability to perform clinical duties as an anesthesiologist
* Sensitivity and respect in caring for patients and in dealing with patients, family members, trainees, and CCH staff of diverse backgrounds
* 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, "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 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.
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 bust 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.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER