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The Chair of Division of Post Graduate Medicine provides leadership and oversight to all aspects for Internal Medicine training for John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital. Acts as the Program Director responsible for the 3-year residency training program, all Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited fellowship programs in Internal Medicine subspecialties, and medical student programs. Serves as a practicing clinician in the Department of Medicine, providing clinical care to patients in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
General Administrative Responsibilities
Review applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements and consult with Labor Relations to generate management proposals
Participate in collective bargaining negotiations, caucus discussions and working meetings
Document, recommend and effectuate discipline at all levels
Work closely with labor relations and/or labor counsel to effectuate and enforce applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Initiate, authorize and complete disciplinary action pursuant to CCH system rules, policies, procedures and provision of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Direct and effectuate CCH management policies and practices
Access and proficiently navigate CCH records system to obtain and review information necessary to execute provisions of applicable collective bargaining agreements
Contribute to the management of CCH staff and CCH’ systemic development and success
Discuss and develop CCH system policy and procedure
Consistently use independent judgment to identify operational staffing issues and needs and perform the following functions as necessary; hire, transfer, suspend, layoff, recall, promote, discharge, assign, direct or discipline employees pursuant to applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements
Work with Labor Relations to discern past practice when necessary
Provides clinical care to patient in the inpatient and outpatient setting. Clinical work will account for a minimum of 0.4 FTE of work effort
Responsible for the implementation and supervision of the training programs, including selection and supervision of teaching faculty and other program personnel
Ensures effective teaching, and obtains teaching commitments from other departments involved in the education of Post Graduate Level Physicians and communicates regularly with departmental leaders regarding educational mission
Recruits and selects Post Graduate Level Physicians from a diverse background that includes for appointments to the program and orients Post Graduate Level Physicians to roles at John H. Stroger Jr., Hospital, including annual training
Prepares educational goals and objectives of the program with respect to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) competencies of residents at each level of training and for each major assignment
Ensures house staff are compliant with Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) requirements
Implements policies and procedures to ensure Post Graduate Level Physicians clinical performance and development are productive
Oversees maintenance of records related to program accreditation, training dates, procedures, and Post Graduate Level Physicians
Maintains program accreditation and serves as the liaison with outside accreditation, licensing, and certification entities
Implements programs of quality improvement in medical education
Manages post-graduate offices including the supervision of all staff personnel
Prepares and monitors budgets, contracts, and benefits
Oversees certifications, visas, and licenses for Post Graduate Level Physicians
Oversees faculty development
Sets policies for Post Graduate Level Physician selections, advancements, and dismissals
Mentors and supervises Residents
Assists with fellowship and job placements and writes letters of recommendations
Oversees Resident evaluation systems and systems of reprimand and discipline
Manages faculty, staff, and patient complaints regarding Post Graduate Level Physicians
Communicates with other departments regarding inpatient ward services, including nursing, transportation, and phlebotomy
Organizes and directs rotational ward orientations
Troubleshoots inpatient system inefficiencies in collaboration with other departments
Participates in determining and collecting departmental criteria for ongoing performance evaluation of faculty
Participates in teaching agreements with medical schools
Oversees the work of Associate Program Directors
Provides representation of the Division within the Department of Medicine, the CCHHS System, and the larger community
Collaborates with the Department of Internal Medicine and Residency Program at Rush Medical College to foster an integrated teaching program
Other duties as assigned
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or equivalent from an accredited medical college or university
Illinois physician and surgeon license or eligibility to obtain before beginning employment
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or eligibility to obtain before beginning employment
Board Certification in Internal Medicine
Five (5) years of work experience after residency training as a practicing physician, clinician educator, or clinician researcher
Three (3) years of managerial experience
Three (3) years of experience as a Program Director or Associate Program Director
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of education theory and methodology
Knowledge of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) core competencies, Residency Review Committee for Internal Medicine (RRC-IM) accreditation processes, National Resident Matching Program (NRMP) policies, and American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) certification policies and procedures
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 interest and skills in the practice of general internal medicine
Strong interest and skills in medical education
Strong organizational skills
Strong customer service and empathy skills
Strong leadership skills
Ability to mentor and develop medical professionals
Ability to manage budget and personnel
Physical and Environmental Demands
This position is functioning within a healthcare environment. The incumbent is responsible for adherence to all hospital and department specific safety requirements. This includes but is not limited to the following policies and procedures: complying with Personal Protective Equipment requirements, hand washing and sanitizing practices, complying with department specific engineering and work practice controls and any other work area safety precautions as specified by hospital wide policy and departmental procedures.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.
For purposes of the American with Disabilities Act, “Typical Duties” are essential job functions.
When applying for employment with Cook County Health, 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.
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 muse be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belongings 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”.
*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.
CCHis strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any termor aspet of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
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