The Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program Director works with the System Chair in the overall supervision and organization of the residency program to help insure the continued provision of quality training and supervision to the Diagnostic Radiology Residents and quality imaging and interventions for the patients in the Cook County Health and Hospitals System. These leadership duties are in addition to the standard clinical attending responsibilities. The Program Director assists the Chair in assessing staffing, recruitment of Attending Physician staff, scheduling, quality assurance and other administrative tasks as determined by the Chair. The Program Director will act as Department Chair when the Chair or Associate Chair are not available. Experience must be wide and varied.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
Successful completion of an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency
Licensed physician in the State of Illinois, or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to the start of employment
Must possess a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment
Must possess a valid Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license or have the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment
Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology. Must maintain full board certification to remain on medical staff
Completion of an Imaging Fellowship (Body, Musculoskeletal, Neuroradiology, MRI or similar) in the United States
Three (3) years of experience as an Attending Radiologist
One (1) year of providing educational leadership experience
One (1) year of administrative experience
Research activity within the last year
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Working knowledge and experience with all aspects of general Radiology
Working knowledge and experience with interpretation of body imaging examinations
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care
Skill to analyze data/information accurately in order to determine and implement an effective and appropriate course of action
Skill to prepare written documents to provide information and/or direction to staff and others.
Skill to communicate effectively in order to exchange and/or provide information and/or direction to staff and others
Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific work rules, hospital and personnel rules.
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making.
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices and the appropriate us of the electronic health record (EHR)
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged.
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.
Must be able to travel to work sites throughout Cook County
Ability to meet department and divisional productivity thresholds
Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI)
Ability to provide appropriate patient care while maintaining fiduciary responsibility to patients
Ability to demonstrate service to public health or underserved populations
· 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,
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.