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Provides high quality Emergency Medicine care for patients presenting to the Emergency Department, effective supervision for all medical staff on duty in assigned areas, and guidance and teaching for house staff, physician assistants and students rotating through the department. Responsible for all medical staff actions and all patients seen in assigned areas while on duty. Performs non-clinical functions including lectures, research and administrative responsibilities but not limited in the areas of Ultrasound, Research, Education, Toxicology, Prehospital Medicine, Simulation or Administration. Typical Duties Treats patients primarily who present for care in the Emergency Department. Provides appropriate supervision to ensure quality patient care is provided by resident staff, physician assistants and students in the Emergency Department. Provide overall supervision of all the cases seen the area. Provides appropriate medical care, appropriate discharge planning, appropriate decisions regarding admission of patients to various services, appropriate laboratory and x-ray procedures are ordered, and ensure overall quality of patient care in the area. Completes charts promptly per departmental policy and follow the appropriate procedures for patient billing. Ensures efficient flow of patients through the Emergency Department. Laboratory and X-ray studies should be retrieved in a timely fashion and decisions made to discharge or admit patients as rapidly as possible, while ensuring patient quality is maintained. Follows and enforces existing policies and protocols in the department. Serves as a role model to all house staff / students and must be present, at all times, both for appropriate manner of providing patient care, contact with the family, and contact with ancillary personnel including nursing staff and staff from other services. Provides leadership in the department while on duty and resolve administrative issues according to policies and procedures which are established. Responds to requests from nurses and other emergency department personnel for patient evaluations and decisions regarding care. Completes non-clinical functions as assigned by Divisional Director or Chairman of Department. Attends faculty meeting and departmental conferences as directed by Chairman of Department. Lectures to the residents and medical students and participate/lead oral examinations and small group learning sessions. Participates in research projects and scholarly activities. Participates and complies with departmental CQI activities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited American or Canadian Medical School Board certified or Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine at the anticipated start date Completion of an American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) approved Emergency Medicine residency program by the anticipated start date Outstanding letter or recommendation from Emergency Medicine Residency Director or Emergency Medicine Chair Recent emergency medicine lecture to academic audience within preceding 12 months Knowledge of emergency ultrasounds including ability to perform and teach ultrasound related to the following applications/body areas: FAST, OB-Gyne, vascular procedures, ocular Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois Valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or ability to obtain License by start of employment Valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or eligible to obtain licensure by start of employment Available to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays Ability to manage multiple patients simultaneously Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics Thorough knowledge of Emergency Medicine practice and procedures Excellent communication skills both verbal and written Excellent interpersonal and patient relation skills Ability to supervise, direct, and review activities of students, residents and physician extenders Ability to work well with nursing, ancillary and consulting staff Ability to make fast paced/accurate medical judgments Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment BENEFITS PACKAGE 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) For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: VETERAN PREFERENCE 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 xe2x80x9cAre you a Military Veteran?xe2x80x9d ATTACH A COPY OF THE VETERANS DD214, DD215 or NGB 22(NOTICE OF SEPARATION) AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU HAVE MULTIPLE DD 214S, 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 911) OR THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (AFTER 911). VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS 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 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 candidatexe2x80x99s 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 knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor. COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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