Postdate  12/21/2017


Facility Cermak Health Services at Cook County Jail
Cook County Health & Hospitals System
Location  Chicago, IL

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JOB SUMMARY                                                                                


Cermak Health Services of Cook County (Cermak) provides healthcare to detainees at the Cook Country Department of Corrections.


Applicants are invited to apply for this position online or submit a resume/CV to the following email address:


The job title (ATTENDING PHYSICIAN 7 – MEDICAL SURGICAL) and posting number (00121126) must be in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.

To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be included with your emailed resume/CV. 




M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical college or university is required.

Licensed as a physician or surgeon in the State of Illinois or eligible to be licensed prior to starting employment.

Completed accredited residency program in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Emergency Medicine or eligible to complete such residency prior to start of employment.

Board Certified or eligible for certification in either of the following medical specialties: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Emergency Medicine or is a resident physician

Valid Illinois Controlled Substances License (ILCS) or the ability to obtain licensure prior to starting employment.

Valid licensure with the Federal DEA or eligible to obtain licensure prior to starting employment.



Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), preferred.

Bilingual skills in Spanish or Polish.

Record of scholarly achievement.



The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.  


CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.


The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.

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City  Chicago
State  Illinois