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The Associate Chair for the Division of General Internal Medicine assists the Chair of the Division of General Medicine with quality improvement efforts, mentorship of faculty, and with other duties as assigned. Maintains a clinical practice in one of Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) ambulatory clinics. Helps identify, support, and monitor quality metrics in the Division's largest ambulatory clinic site, the General Medical Clinic (GMC). The Associate Chair will work with population health electronic tools and registries. Assists with overseeing the onboarding, orientation, and faculty development training for early and mid-career faculty. Participates in various teaching venues for fellows, residents, and medical students.
Quality Improvement and administrative responsibilities occupy 40% of the Associate Chair's job. 60% of the job will include clinical work in the ambulatory setting, teaching, and attending up to 8 weeks of inpatient service per academic year.
· Participates in the career development of early and mid-career primary care physicians, clinician educators, and Advance Practice Providers (APP). This will include helping physicians & APPs identify career goals, develop quality improvement projects within their medical homes, and develop a population health based approach in the primary care setting.
· Participates in the onboarding, orientation, and faculty development training for early and mid-career faculty.
· Organizes and/or leading faculty development workshops & efforts within the Division which will improve the ability of clinicians to administer patient care and help meet system related goals and initiatives.
· Represents the Division of General Medicine on various quality improvement work groups and committees throughout CCHHS.
· Helps to identify and administer extramurally funded opportunities to promote work efforts within the Division which will lead to better health outcomes for patients. This will include but is not limited to addressing preventive health, chronic complex disease, and public health concerns especially for vulnerable populations of patients.
· Helps lead quality improvement efforts within the General Medicine Clinic.
· Participates as an active member of the Division of General Medicine's Leadership Team.
· Assists the Division Chair with other duties as needed.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) or foreign equivalent from an accredited college or university
Licensed as a Physician and Surgeon in the State of Illinois
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license
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 experience as a resident physician in Internal Medicine
Two (2) years of administrative leadership experience in a clinical or educational setting
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Current knowledge of the principles and methods of internal medicine to ensure quality and standards of care.
Knowledge of the principles and methods of training medical staff to ensure standards of care.
Demonstrated experience in training faculty and/or residents in the application of quality improvement techniques to patient care
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 and mastery of a content domain, as demonstrated by successful research or program execution
Strong ability to mentor and develop medical professionals
Strong ability to manage budget and personnel
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,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’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. 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-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.