Advocate Medical Group Posted Jan 9, 2018

Des Plaines , IL

Advocate Medical Group

Trauma Surgeon - North Chicago Suburbs

An Outstanding Opportunity
Advocate Medical Group, an operating division of the Advocate Health Care system, seeks an additional Trauma / Surgical Critical Care physician to join the Trauma Surgery team of Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals. Advocate Lutheran General is a teaching hospital and a designated Level I pediatric & adult trauma center for the State of IL and city of Chicago. The high volume Emergency department treats over 57,000 patients annually with 1,200 trauma admissions. The hospital also features a 14 bed SICU.
The ideal candidate for this position will be a fellowship-trained, board certified or board eligible trauma surgeon /surgical intensivist. The selected individual must possess superior skills in the care of acutely injured and critically ill surgical patients along with the ability to function collaboratively in a team environment. Excellent teaching skills are also required as the position includes resident rounding.
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is surrounded by family friendly communities with outstanding school systems and easy access to all the amenities and recreational activities of downtown Chicago and the Lake Michigan shoreline. Providers may choose to live in the city or a suburban location as the hospital is in close proximity to two major Chicago expressways. Accompanying this opportunity is a resource rich, comprehensive benefits package.
Be Part of a Physician Run Group
Advocate Medical Group is both physician led and physician governed and serves as the growth vehicle for Advocate HealthCare. Physicians in Advocate Medical Group enjoy a dynamic practice environment with strong business systems in place to ensure that group members can focus on patient care while practice operations are expertly managed by a team of support staff. The group currently employs 1,600 physicians and over 500 advance practice clinicians.
About Advocate Health Care
Advocate Health Care is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. A national leader in population health management, Advocate operates more than 450 sites of care and 12 hospitals, five Level I trauma centers, three Level II trauma centers, one of the area’s most established home health and hospice companies and one of the region’s largest medical groups. Advocate Health Care trains more primary care physicians and residents at its four teaching hospitals than any other health system in the state.

How to apply

To Apply
Please submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Susan Kilpatrick, Director, Physician Recruitment, susan.kilpatrick@advocatehealth.com

Location

1775 Dempster St
Des Plaines , IL 60068

Advocate Medical Group
Trauma Surgeon - North Chicago Suburbs
Des Plaines , IL
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