The Senior Medical Director of HIV Services will lead the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) towards ameliorating the regional epidemic of HIV/AIDS and related sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections by ensuring consistent application across CCHHS facilities of: state-of-the-art primary and subspecialty medical care for patients infected with HIV by fully implementing recommended HIV screening and testing practices; and by integrating these services with comprehensive intervention and outreach, sexual and mental health and case management services. This position is responsible for ensuring coordination of these efforts with those of local, regional, state and federal health departments; with non-CCHHS HIV medical care providers; and with community-based organizations (CBOs) providing relevant services.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from an accredited medical college or university
Licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois or must obtain two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Current and valid Illinois Controlled Substances License or must obtain two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Current and valid licensure with the Federal DEA or must obtain two (2) weeks prior to starting employment
Board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases with the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
Ten (10) or more years of clinical practice experience in Infectious Diseases and ambulatory HIV care
Eligibility for appointment as an Associate Professor or Professor of an accredited medical college or university
Valid Driver's license and mandatory vehicle insurance as required in the State of Illinois (In accordance with the Code of Ordinances of Cook County, Illinois codified through Ordinance No. 16-0692, enacted February 10, 2016 (Supp. No. 32) Sec. 2-673)
Demonstrated effectiveness in coordinating multidisciplinary medical and allied services
Substantial experience in an ambulatory leadership or administration
Substantial experience in the delivery and coordination of care in underserved areas and populations
Spanish language fluency
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Knowledge of HIV/AIDs, sexually transmitted and blood-borne infection screening and testing 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)
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, 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.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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 must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging 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.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date
*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.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public worldwide leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based. At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.Respect — Whether on the front lines of patient care or support...ing the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.Growth — At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.Diversity — County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.