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Physician - Dermatologist

Company: Northwest Community Hospital
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Description Full time or Part time - flexible work schedule Reporting to Vice President Physician Operations or designee, provides comprehensive physician services to assess, diagnose, plan and treat a wide range of patients with health issues/illness or injury within NCH facilities or NCH Medical Group locations. Collaborates with inter-disciplinary healthcare team to provide comprehensive clinical coordination of patient care resulting in integrated health care that is timely, high quality, customer focused and utilizes resources effectively to optimize patient outcomes.


1. Provides evidence based direct patient care to include comprehensive clinical assessment, diagnosing, planning and treatment of a range of health issues/illness or injuries for patients. Identifies expected outcomes from assessment data and diagnosis and develops a comprehensive individualized plan of care that includes interventions, treatments and follow up recommendations. Communicates patient data to interdisciplinary team as appropriate. Prescribes pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies as appropriate.

2. Consults with and provides collaborative/supervision to inter disciplinary team in assessing, defining and administering patient care interventions and treatment. Provides direction and education to the interdisciplinary support staff as indicated.

3. Facilitates decisions and actions on behalf of patients in an ethical manner by maintaining patient confidentiality, acting as a patient advocate and assisting patients so they can advocate for themselves. Communicates plan of care to patient and family regularly. Assists patient and family in becoming informed consumers about risk and benefits of treatment and care as well as health promotion and preventative care. Provides follow-up recommendations as appropriate.

4. Follows established documentation practices to ensure that the medical record accurately reflects the intensity of service, severity of illness, and contains all required diagnostic and treatment information for the episode of illness or injury.

5. Collaborate and consults with other physicians as needed on patient care evaluation and management.

6. Collaborates with NCH Medical Group administrative leadership in areas of resource utilization, practice efficiency and quality protocols and practice goals.

7. Collaboratively aligns with NCH Medical Staff in accordance with established by-laws.

8. Adheres to all Northwest Community Hospital standards, policies, and procedures.

Qualifications 1. Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine with current license to practice medicine in the state of Illinois.

2. Board certification or Board eligible in specialty area.

3. Recommended minimum of one year of experience as practicing physician in specialty area.

4. Active DEA and Illinois Controlled Substance Registration Certificate.

5. Current CPR certification or specialty specific advanced life support (ACLS, ATLS, PALS) certification.

6. The interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients, families, medical personnel, and other members of the health care team in a compassionate and customer oriented manner.

7. Current knowledge of evidence-based standards of medical care for specialty area.

8. The ability to perform effectively and efficiently under the pressure of stressful emergency situations.

9. Ability to prioritize patient care to support efficient patient flow in in NCH facilities or NCH Medical Group offices.

10. Ability to work a flexible schedule and to assist in covering vacancies when necessary.

About Us
Serving Chicago's northwest suburbs since 1959, we are an independent, not-for-profit healthcare system dedicated to providing outstanding care in the communities we call home. Our comprehensive, patient-centered system of care has dozens of locations throughout the area.
Our award-winning care has been recognized on a national level. Some of our top awards include:

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals--- Award recipient for three years in a row from Healthgrades--
  • Magnet-- designation for nursing excellence, received consecutively since 2006
  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval and Comprehensive Stroke Center designationOur team includes:
    • 4,000 employees
    • 1,200 physicians on staff
    • 200 primary are and specialty physicians
      Annually, we treat an average of 20,000 inpatients and provide:
      • 350,000 outpatient visits
      • 76,000 emergency department visits
      • 38,000 home care visits
      • 2,700 newborn deliveriesA growing healthcare system
        Over the years, we have continued to grow to meet the area's changing needs. Today, we're a world-class healthcare provider that combines compassionate care with a healing environment, cutting-edge clinical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities, including:
        • A 509-bed hospital, including the South Pavilion with 200 private rooms
        • The William J. and Marian H. Busse Center for Specialty Medicine, an eight-floor facility housing physician offices, medical specialty services and advanced diagnostic technology
        • A Level III NICU, Level II Trauma Center and a dedicated pediatric emergency department
        • Five Immediate Care Centers, in Buffalo Grove, Kildeer, Mount Prospect, Palatine and Schaumburg
        • 23 physician offices in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Kildeer, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Schaumburg
        • Nine outpatient imaging locations that provide advanc emergency department
        • Five Immediate Care Centers, in Buffalo Grove, Kildeer, Mount Prospect, Palatine and Schaumburg
        • 23 physician offices in Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Kildeer, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Schaumburg
        • Nine outpatient imaging locations that provide advanced imaging technology, including MRI, CT, ultrasound, X-ray and 3D mammography
        • 13 clinical laboratory sites in seven suburbs and at the hospital
        • 33-bed acute inpatient rehabilitation unit and seven outpatient rehabilitation centers
        • The Wellness Center, a premier health and fitness center and spa on the NCH campus
        • A full-service, retail pharmacy on the hospital campus
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