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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 Attending Physician VI provides care to patients at the Ruth M. Rothstein (RMR) CORE Center for evaluation and management of possible sexually transmitted infections (STI). Provides primary care to patients living with HIV and pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to those at risk for acquiring HIV infection. This entails providing comprehensive and continuing primary health care for both male and female adult patients (aged >=18) with an emphasis on providing care to patients with HIV/AIDS. The Attending Physician VI consults and teaches residents and students in all facets of STI and HIV/AIDS care. Adheres to all federal, local and department rules and regulations.
* Provides STI evaluation and management.
* Staffs the RMR CORE Center walk-in STI clinic where the Attending Physician VI will evaluate and treat patients for STIs.
* Stays up-to-date on diagnostic and therapeutic STI care considerations and oversees the training of students and resident trainees who may rotate through the RMR CORE Center STI clinic.
* Provides HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to appropriate patients.
* Gains and maintains understanding of indications for PrEP as well as facility with prescribing and following patients receiving PrEP; stays up-to-date on advances in PrEP prescribing standards.
* Provides primary care and HIV specialty care to people living with HIV (PLWH).
* Provides comprehensive primary and HIV specialty medical care to PLWH. Provides in-office and telehealth medical care and after-hours telephone on-call support for panel of primary care patients. Stays up-to-date on provision of primary and HIV care via Continuing Medical Education (CME) and attendance at regular didactic conferences.
* Guides students and other trainees rotating through the RMR CORE HIV primary care clinics.
* Participates in internal improvement initiatives and interfaces with community agencies and funders.
* Completes electronic charting and adequate documentation.
* Complies with electronic charting uses computers / workstations as required to provide sufficient documentation to safeguard patients, meet regulatory, funder, and insurance requirements.
* Completes all necessary steps and documentation to obtain fair 3rd party reimbursement for services rendered.
* Maintains clinical competency and licensure.
* Serves as clinical teacher and role model for Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant students and medical resident trainees.
* Works with interdisciplinary staff to ensure effective communication and comprehensive patient care.
* Delivers high quality care as determined by Quality Improvement and peer review with high patient satisfaction as determined by patient satisfaction surveys, focus groups, and tracking of patient complaints.
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) from an accredited college or university or foreign equivalent
* Successful completion of an accredited residency program in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or anticipated completion prior to starting employment
* Licensed as a Physician in the State of Illinois or the ability to obtain prior to starting employment
* Board certified or Board eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine or ability to obtain prior to starting employment
* Valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain License prior to starting employment
* Valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or eligible to obtain licensure by start of employment.
* One (1) year of post-residency experience in caring for patients living with HIV/AIDS or STI care.
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.
* Sensitivity and respect in caring for patients and in dealing with patients, family members, trainees, and CCH staff of diverse backgrounds.
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 customer service and empathy skills.
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolutions skills.
Strong attention to detail, accuracy and precision.
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices incorporating the use of electronic health record (EHR).
Ability to function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor when challenged.
* 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 knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiringupon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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About Cook County Health
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