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.
The physician surgeon will provide both clinical and surgical services to the patients of CCHHS and participates in the on-call schedule as specified by the Division and/or Department Chairs. The physician surgeon will provide 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 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education requirements. Maintains a productivity standard of at least two and a half (2.5) clinical days per week or the equivalent and 1040 work hours per year. 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.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) degree from an accredited medical school or university
Must possess a valid Illinois medical license or have the ability to obtain this license prior to the start of this employment.
Valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or have the ability to obtain this license prior to starting employment
Valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or have the ability to obtain this license prior to starting employment
Board Certification in Orthopedic Surgery or board certification in plastic surgery or must be on pathway leading to certification within five (5) years of terminal training.
Successful completion of Hand Surgery fellowship.
Obtaining hand surgery Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ is required within five (5) years of terminal training.
Recent (over the past two (2) years) operative experience consisting of a minimum of 200 operative Orthopedic, or plastic surgery cases including a minimum of 100 hand cases.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Current knowledge of the principles and methods of Hand 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 in the application of the principles and methods of hand surgery to ensure quality and 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.
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, 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 and 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.
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)
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 must 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 strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY GOVERNMENT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.