Geriatrician for Alzheimers/Dementia Program

Employer
Advocate Medical Group
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Posted
Aug 14, 2019
Closes
Aug 13, 2020
Ref
2000809
Specialty
Geriatrics
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

Geriatrician for Alzheimers/Dementia Program

The Advocate Memory Center is seeking a Geriatrician to join their team. The well-established and respected Memory Center is a part of Advocate Medical Group (AMG) which is a division of Advocate Aurora Health System, the 10th largest not-for profit integrated health care system in the United States.

Located in a desirable suburb of Chicago- The Advocate Memory Center, based out of Lutheran General Hospital utilizes a multidisciplinary and compassionate approach to treating patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, with a dedication to patient-centered care, family support, education and research. The Center has philanthropic and administrative support and is seeking to expand its operations over the next few years.

Overall job functions will include:

  • Assess and diagnose patients, determine priorities of care, plan interventions and treatments and evaluate patient outcomes.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to develop treatment plans
  • Participate in clinical research trials. Training in clinical trial performance is available to clinicians interested in serving as Principal Investigators.
  • Provide clinical training medical students, residents and fellows, and education to clinicians and advanced practice providers
  • Participate in community outreach

Position Requirements:

  • MD/DO degree and successful completion of an Internal Medicine Residency from an accredited program.
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine.
  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain an active and unrestricted Illinois license.
  • Significant experience assessing patients with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
  • Successful completion a of Geriatrics Fellowship is also desirable.

About Advocate Aurora Health-

Now, as the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health system in the nation, Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.

Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.

Together, we make healthy happen.

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