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The Chair of the Division of Endocrinology directs the activity of the Division of Endocrinology of the Department of Endocrinology services at each of the affiliates of the Cook County Health (CCH). Time will be spent 30% administratively, 30% on educational, research and scholarly activities, and 40% clinically.
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
Aligns the mission and goals of the Division of Endocrinology with those of the Department of Medicine and the CCH.
Cooperates with all initiatives and programs of CCH.
Directs all activities of the Division of Endocrinology services at each of the CCH affiliates.
Assigns and supervises the provision of clinical services by faculty and staff in Division of Endocrinology and at each of the CCH affiliates.
Collaborates with affiliate leadership to address clinical needs and support in Endocrinology at each CCH facility.
Standardizes and oversees Endocrinology faculty and staff accountability and productivity throughout CCH.
Participates in personnel and capital budget processes, recruitment of Endocrinologists, expansion and modification of clinical services, establishment and approval of work schedules for Division of Endocrinology and at each of the CCH affiliates.
Appoints the Medical Director of Endocrinology services at Provident Hospital and other administrative positions in the Division of Endocrinology.
Responsible for collection, analysis and reporting of System-wide Endocrinology clinical statistics and quality improvement process for the division and at each of the CCH affiliates.
Ensures adherence by Endocrinology faculty and staff to hospital policies on licensure, certifications, annual training, infection control, and others.
Formulates and manages the capital equipment purchase and operating budget expenditure process of the Division of Endocrinology.
Supervises the Division time and attendance payroll process.
Hires and releases Endocrinologist, mid-level practitioner, administrative, research and technical personnel in the Division of Endocrinology.
Performs Ongoing Professional Performance Evaluations for faculty and staff in Endocrinology semiannually.
Supervises faculty development programs and mentoring in the Division.
Supervises the division’s professional educational program for faculty and staff, fellow and resident trainees, and medical students.
Responsible for developing, reviewing and negotiating joint institutional agreements for training of Endocrinology fellows.
Supervises the training of subspecialty fellows in Endocrinology.
Provides direct Endocrinology care to inpatients and outpatients of CCH.
Attends at least annually, on-going seminars and continuing medical education (CME) sessions in Medicine and Endocrinology.
Provides a physical environment that allows efficiency and clinical productivity.
Fosters an environment of collegiality and professionalism.
Performs hospital and departmental committee work assigned
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) degree from an accredited medical school
Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain Illinois physician licensure before starting employment
Current and valid Illinois Controlled Substances License or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
Current and valid licensure with the Federal DEA or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
At least five (5) years of work experience as an attending physician in Endocrinology in an academic setting
At least two (2) years of work experience in administering clinical, educational, quality assurance or research programs related to Endocrinology
Proficiency using word processing, spreadsheets, and electronic medical record
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of infection prevention, control, surveillance, and intervention practices
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
Ability to recommend and oversee the management of staff
Ability to collaborate on interdisciplinary projects
Ability to participate in the activities and educational programs appropriate to the specialty
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices incorporating the use of electronic health record (EHR)
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.
*CCH 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 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