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Job Opportunity: ATTENDING PHYSICIAN IX (SC) - NON-INVASIVE CARDIOLOGIST:Cook County Health & Hospitals System

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Cook County Health & Hospitals System

February 14, 2018
Job location:
Chicago, Illinois

Full Time


Job Posting : Jan 30, 2018, 10:35:38 PM Closing Date : Feb 14, 2018, 5:59:00 AM Full-time A.M. P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73 Drs Council Local 20Posting income:COMPETITIVE
Organization:Health and Hospital Systems

Job location: John H. Stroger Hospital –CARDIOLOGY

candidates may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address :

When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in thesubject 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 onlineapplication or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.


A Non-Invasive Cardiologist performs tasks which include clinical cardiology, echocardiography, stress testing as well as other non-invasive cardiac services, in the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County and the other Cook County Health and other Cook County Health and Hospital Systems (CCHHS) facilities (as assigned).

Typical tasks
   » 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 knowledge 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.


   » 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 capability to obtain license prior to starting employment
   » Board Certified or Eligible for Board Certification in Cardiology from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) prior to starting employment
   » Board Certified or Eligible by the National Board of Echocardiograph (NBE)
   » prosperous completion of an ACGME accredited Cardiology Fellowship Program with COCATS Level II Echocardiography Training (with supporting letter prior to starting employment)

Preferred Qualifications

   » Bi-lingual – Spanish or Polish
   » Level III training in Echocardiography (with supporting letter prior to starting employment).
   » Level II or III training in Nuclear Cardiology (with supporting letter prior to starting employment).
   » Level II or III training in Cardiac Computed Tomography (with supporting letter prior to starting employment).
   » Level II or III training in Cardiac MRI (with supporting letter prior to starting employment).
   » Board Certification by the National Board of Echocardiograph (NBE).
   » Board Certification by the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology (CBNC)
   » Board Certification by the Certification Board of Cardiac Computed Tomography (CBCCT)

Knowledge, expertise, Abilities and Other Characteristics

   » Demonstrates sensitivity and respect in caring for patients and in dealing with clients of diverse backgrounds
   » Strong interpersonal expertise
   » Conflict management expertise
   » Flexibility and adaptcapability in performing work tasks



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,

Internal Number: 198600

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About Cook County Health & Hospitals System
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System's mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient's capability 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-located primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient practice.

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