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Location:
Oak Lawn, IL
Posted Date:
8/8/2014
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
hec.1516995
Salary:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

Advocate Medical Group (AMG), a division of Advocate Health Care, seeks a full time Geriatrics Faculty Physician at Advocate Christ Medical Center/University of Illinois Internal Medicine Residency. Working with our team of highly skilled physician educators, the preferred candidate will be an effective teacher and help lead the growth of our US News and World Report Nationally ranked Geriatrics program. Candidates should be interested in a multi-faceted practice opportunity involving inpatient and outpatient care, with a major focus on Geriatrics. Interest and experience in Geriatric Program Development including Alzheimers, Cognition and Healthcare Outcome research is valued. Limited Inpatient weekend call.

Advocate Christ Medical Center (ACMC), Oak Lawn, IL, is a 694-bed premier teaching institution with one of the busiest Level I Trauma Centers in Illinois, and one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for cardiovascular services, transplantation, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics and womens health. In addition, more than 400 residents, 600 medical students and 800 nursing students are trained in accredited programs each year.
Established in 1973, our Internal Medicine Residency program has 69 residents and four Chief Residents. Our core faculty continues to grow and delivers an outstanding educational experience to all residents and trainees. Direct sponsorship by the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Medicine, offers our residents and faculty the benefit of active involvement in nationally recognized medical research and a clinical teaching center emphasizing evidence based, cost effective, primary care.

As the largest multi-specialty group practice in Illinois, with more than 1200 providers, representing over 30 specialties, Advocate Medical Group features an employment model providing physicians with the opportunity to focus on patient care, as business operations are efficiently managed by a team of highly skilled support staff.

We offer:
Collegial/team oriented culture;
Competitive salary & comprehensive benefits;
Malpractice coverage;
High physician satisfaction with low attrition;
Latest technology & EMR infrastructure;

Required: Completion of an ACGME accredited residency in Internal Medicine; Board Certification in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics; astute clinical skills in inpatient and outpatient management, with a minimum of 3 years post fellowship experience; strong interest in geriatric patient management and educating residents through precepting, supervision, teaching and role modeling; motivated to participate in scholarly activities; commitment to serving a private patient panel.

Preferred: 5 years or more of experience managing a busy Geriatric/Internal Medicine practice; prior teaching/faculty experience with demonstrated record of accomplishment.

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