MEDICAL DIRECTOR CLINICAL GENETICS CHICAGO SUBURBS
Advocate Children's Hospital
March 28, 2018
Park Ridge , Illinois
Full Time - Experienced
Advocate Children’s Hospital / Advocate Medical Group seek a BE/BC Clinical Geneticist to lead Clinical Division across the system. , Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in the state of Illinois. Our two Chicago metro area campuses are located in Park Ridge, Illinois in the northwest and in Oak Lawn, Illinois in the southwest.
We seek a passionate clinician to lead the team of Physicians, Genetic Counselors and an APN. The clinicians will evaluate children and adults for suspected genetic disorders; consult on pre-conception and prenatal patients as needed, in conjunction with genetic counselor and; provide care management of children with congenital/genetic disorders. Physician will share inpatient consults and after-hours calls. Physician will also likely participate in multidisciplinary clinics and outreach clinics. The Division of Clinical Genetics is a growing program within a large, stable, growing healthcare system. We are also seeking an additional Clinical Genticist
Opportunities for growth and expansion of services are desired in general genetics as well as specialty programs such as cardiogenetics and neurogenetics. In addition, we seek an enthusiastic approach to education of rotating medical students, genetic counseling students, and residents as well as didactic lectures for various medical students, residents, and fellows. Certification in pediatrics (or internal medicine) preferred. Leadership experience preferred.
AMG is a large, multi-specialty group with 1,600+ Physicians and 400+ APC’s and affiliated with the Advocate Health Care system, the largest provider of healthcare in Illinois. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center and is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation.
•Advocate is named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics and is the largest health system in Illinois. Our faith based, not- for-profit health system is based in Downers Grove, Illinois.
•Advocate has the largest emergency and Level I Trauma network in Illinois.
•Advocate treats more pediatric patients than any other hospital or system in the state, and more people trust their hearts to Advocate than to any other hospital or system in the state. Additionally, Advocate diagnoses and treats more cancer than any other hospital or system in Illinois. These numbers are important because health research shows there is a positive relationship between the number of procedures performed and quality outcomes.
•Advocate offers more than 250 sites of care, with12 acute-care hospitals, including a children’s hospital with two campuses and the state’s largest integrated children’s network.
•Advocate is recognized as one of the Top 100 Workplaces to work in Chicago, we are one of Chicagoland’s largest employers with more than 35,000 associates, including 6,300 affiliated physicians and nearly 10,000 nurses.
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