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The Attending Physician VII - Maternal Child Health provides direct patient care and serves as a Faculty physician for the Family Medicine Maternal Child Health (MCH) Service, with a faculty lead role for designated program and service areas, and maintains a comprehensive family practice at one of our Ambulatory and Community Health Network (ACHN) sites. Responsibilities of care include, but are not limited to, collaborating with the Family Medicine Residency Program and the Obstetrics and Pediatric Departments, patient safety and quality performance, evaluation and competency assessment for faculty and Resident Physicians across the continuum of preconception, prenatal, labor and delivery, post-natal and newborn care. Collaborates with hospital ambulatory departments focusing on health disparities, service expansion, and the provision of safe and comprehensive clinical care. Performs all related duties assigned by the Chair of the Department Family & Community Medicine. Services are provided throughout the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) including John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Provident Hospital, ACHN and the Oak Forest Health Center.
· Provides seven (7) primary care clinical sessions per week including one to two (1-2) precepting sessions and one (1) prenatal clinic session, when not serving on the MCH inpatient service.
· Rotates with other MCH faculty to equitably share Faculty Attending coverage of the Maternal Health clinical teaching service and related call coverage.
· Supervises of outpatient and inpatient Maternal Child Health Residents .
· Serves as a mentor and educator for all Family Medicine Residents based at Stroger Hospital and various System clinic sites, in collaboration with the Program Director.
· Participates in community service, academic and administrative activities deemed appropriate by the CCHHS Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine
· Participates in national, regional, and CCHHS committees and all activities in alignment with Departmental priorities as directed by the Department Chairman
· Upholds the highest standards of professionalism; maintains fiduciary responsibility to CCHHS
· Represents the department in Quality Assurance (QA) issues; educates staff on root cause analysis tools to enhance QA projects
· Maintains documentation of efforts, decisions and changes for individual quality improvement initiatives
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) from an accredited college or university
Illinois physician license or eligibility to obtain license two weeks prior to hire date
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or eligibility to obtain license two weeks prior to hire date
Board Certified in Family Medicine
Advanced training in Maternal Child Health via a designated 1 year MCH or OB non-standard fellowship program
One (1) year direct experience working with underserved populations
Experience in Hospital and Health System Perinatal Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement in collaboration with Obstetricians, Maternal Fetal Medicine Specialists, Pediatricians and Neonatologists, Nurse Midwives, Nursing and Quality staff, Care Coordination and Case Managers, and diverse patient populations
Experience in evidence based Family Medicine clinical instruction for residents and junior faculty
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Current Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) certification
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Comprehensive knowledge of Family Medicine maternity care including labor and delivery
Knowledge of and the ability to develop and help lead perinatal quality assurance and performance improvement programs
Excellent clinical and technical skills necessary to evaluate and mentor residents
Excellent written and oral communication skills necessary to communicate with a diverse student and patient population, educational administrators and all levels of personnel within a highly complex health care system.
Excellent administrative and management skills necessary to help supervise and lead program development for the MCH aspects of a complex residency training program.
Strong interpersonal skills necessary to work collaboratively with all levels of health care staff and education practitioners.
Skill in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Ability to work and make sound judgments in a stressful and fast paced environment.
Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific engineering, work practice controls and work area safety precautions
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to follow hospital protocol when exposed to noise, chemicals, disease, blood borne pathogens, patient violence and procedural injuries
Ability to work flexible hours including weekends, evenings and holidays as needed critical care interventions necessary during that period)
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
· 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,
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.