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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 Consultant Physician (Non-Invasive Cardiologist) performs duties which include echocardiography and stress testing as well as EKG services at John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and other Cook County Health & Hospitals Systems (CCHHS) facilities, as assigned. The Consultant Physician (Non-Invasive Cardiologist) specializes in the diagnosis, treatment of diseases of the heart and cardiovascular system with special expertise in echocardiography.
· Provides highly specialized outpatient/inpatient acute and chronic cardiac care.
· Performs and integrates multilevel specialized cardiac tests and education aimed to improve the cardiac and overall health of patients.
· Completes necessary procedures and surgeries.
· Maintains and updates patient care records.
· Provides call support for the Division of Cardiology.
· Provides consultation services to other departments of the hospital.
· Provides training for fellows, interns, and medical students.
· Advises patient and family to promote understanding of test results, treatment options and procedures.
· Coordinates and ensures implementation of treatment plans, tracks patient progress and provides fellow-up evaluations.
· Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans.
· Orders and interprets clinical tests.
· Prescribes medication and obtains specialty consultation when necessary.
· Works five (5) to ten (10) hours per week at an outreach CCHHS facility located away from John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital.
Must possess an M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school or university
Valid license as a Physician in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment.
Board Certified or Eligible in Electrocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiograph (NBE)
Successful completion of an ACGME accredited Cardiology Fellowship Program with COCATS Level II Echocardiography Training
Board Certified in Electrocardiography by the National Board of Echocardiograph (NBE)
Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Polish
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Dedication to medical education
Strong work ethics
Strong clinical training
Academic track record
Leadership track record
When applying for employment with 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, who was not dishonorably discharged.
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
MEET THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION.
IDENTIFY 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.