Internal Medicine - Academic Hospitalist Opportunity

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Maywood, Illinois
Posted
Jun 20, 2019
Closes
Jun 19, 2020
Ref
1992521
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Loyola University Medical Center and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine have an excellent Academic Hospitalist opportunity for a Board Certified or Board Eligible Internal Medicine physician to join the Division of Hospital Medicine located in Maywood, Illinois.

The Division of Hospital Medicine invites applications for academic hospitalists in the research and clinician educator tracks to join this dynamic division. Successful candidates will have outstanding clinical skills and will be dedicated to a career in academic hospital medicine. 

Hospitalist Researchers: The Hospital Medicine Division is seeking fellowship trained and/or experienced hospitalist researchers in hospital medicine. Research faculty will have the opportunity to collaborate with successful research programs at Loyola including the Department of Preventive Medicine, The Neiswanger Institute for Bioethics and Health Policy, the Cardiovascular Institute, and the Midwest Center for Health Services and Policy Research, Hines Veterans Affairs (VA). Appropriate candidates will have the opportunity for dual appointments in appropriate departments or institutes.

Clinician Educators: The Hospital Medicine Division is seeking new and experienced faculty with an interest in clinical care, medical education, and administration to join its robust clinician educator faculty. This opportunity includes clinical service on both teaching and non-teaching services, consultative and co-management medicine, and a hospitalist run observation unit.  Excellent opportunities for mentorship and career development in education, quality improvement, and administration. Both daytime and nocturnist opportunities are available.

This is an excellent opportunity for an Academic Internal Medicine Hospitalist to join the team at Loyola University Health System.

 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE: Loyola University Medical Center offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 61 acre medical center campus conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop.  LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant.  The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology and surgery.

LUMC's Stroke Center has been honored by the American Stroke Association for its expert collaboration of professionals from emergency medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitative services, social work, nutrition, pharmacy and other specialties.

The medical center was again designated a Level III Perinatal Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health, a designation recognizing centers that have demonstrated the highest level of expertise in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies, their unborn babies and critically ill newborns.

LUMC has a close partnership with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.  Most faculty members have joint appointments at Hines and Loyola students and resident physicians rotate through Hines as part of their training.  Researchers from Loyola and Hines collaborate closely on many federally funded studies

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (LUCSSOM) is committed to scholarship and the education of medical professionals and biomedical scientists.  The school, including its faculty, trainees, and staff are called to go beyond facts, experimentation, and treatment of disease to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives and treat the human spirit in an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity, respects life, and values human dignity.

LUCSSOM believes that thoughtful scholarly excellence, service, stewardship, and continuing reflection advance our ability to contribute high-impact research and provide the highest-quality education.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago.  With 800 licensed beds and over $1B in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person.  LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in life advances the healing mission in the communities it serves.  LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare.

LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Medical Center) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in Cook, Will and DuPage counties.  LUHS is home to approximately 7,000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents and fellows.  LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.

For more information on Loyola University Health System, please visit https://www.loyolamedicine.org.

 

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Chicago, Illinois is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles with 2.7 million residents.  Chicago’s top sights bustle with activity all year round - ice skating in Millennium Park, sightseeing through Lincoln Park Zoo, playing at Navy Pier, shopping along the Magnificent Mile.  For more action, take in a professional game like the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears or make it a fun night out at a piano bar or comedy club like The Second City.

The season is ripe for arts and culture as well.  Immerse yourself in the vibrant theater scene at Steppenwolf, Goodman or Broadway in Chicago.  Explore museums and galleries of every variety, like the beloved Shedd Aquarium and esteemed Art Institute of Chicago.  Take in sensational performances from live music, comedy, dance and opera.

Indoors, unwind at a leisurely pace with the stellar skyline in view.  Chicago’s restaurants are destinations in themselves too, lining the landscape with star chefs and racking up culinary awards on a regular basis.

The city buzzes year-round with energy both downtown and in the vibrant neighborhoods.  Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, you will find world-class dining, shopping, entertainment, and hotels and accommodations here in the largest and most-visited city in the Midwest.

For more information on Chicago, visit www.choosechicago.com/

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