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Hematology/Oncology Physician

Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Chicago, Illinois
Posted Date
Jul 8, 2024

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Hematology / Oncology
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Cook County Health is seeking a Hematology & Oncology physician to join an exceptional team serving patients from across the greater Chicago area. This position has a wide range of responsibilities which includes, providing care for in-patient oncology and/or hematology consult services while also staffing out-patient care sessions in the sub-specialty clinic, providing direct patient care and supervising trainee. The role also supports care of patients throughout Cook County Health (CCH) network through direct care, consultation, or electronic consultation and sets standards and ensures the provision of consistent high-quality care to patients with hematology and oncology disorders by educating, assisting, and guiding primary care physicians. Join Cook County Health and become a key member of a high performing group that's changing lives throughout Chicago.
  • Competitive benefit and salary package
  • Must be a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited college or university
  • Must be a licensed physician in the State of Illinois or be eligible to obtain before beginning employment
  • Must be Board Certified in Hematology & Oncology or Board Eligible in a pathway leading to certification.
  • Must have a valid Illinois Controlled Substances License or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
  • Must have a valid licensure with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
  • Demonstrated ability in providing effective and compassionate patient care; adhering to policies and precepts related to infection -control and antimicrobial stewardship; and manifesting respectful and professional behavior, scholarly inquiry and commitment to self- and institutional improvement is required
  • Demonstrated ability in instructing colleagues and trainees in formal and informal settings is required
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a wide variety of ambulatory and inpatient clinical settings, and with patients, trainees, colleagues and other healthcare workers from a broad spectrum of socioeconomic, racial and ethnic backgrounds is required

Where You'll Work

As the flagship facility for Cook County Health, the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital is an award-winning 450-bed teaching hospital located in the heart of Chicago. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of specialty and sub-specialty care services and is home to one of the busiest and most advanced Level 1 trauma centers in the nation. Its commitment to providing state-of-the-art and high-quality care has made this hospital one of the best in the country.

Where You'll Live

The third largest city in the country, Chicago has a vibrant energy and a rich cultural tapestry. Its iconic skyline, diverse and renown culinary options, deep-rooted blues and jazz scene and world-class museums such as the Art Institute of Chicago, are just a few of the things that make this city so iconic. With thriving industries and a strong sense of community, Chicago stands as a dynamic and inviting urban haven.

Who You'll Work For

For more than 180 years, Cook County Health has provided high-quality care to patients across the greater Chicago area. Today, Cook County Health serves more than 600,000 individuals through a broad network of award-winning facilities consisting of two hospitals and dozens of health centers. By innovating care and modernizing its facilities, Cook County Health not only offers patients access to state-of-the-art care services, but access to some of the best healthcare professionals in the nation.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 24905


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 professionals. 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.

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