Neurology

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
Advocate Memory Center is seeking a Behavioral Neurologist 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, the 10th largest not-for-profit integrated health care system in the nation. 
 
Advocate Memory Center 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 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:
  • Managing the health care needs of patients with memory loss and other cognitive deficits
  • Assess patients, determine priorities of care, plan interventions and treatments and evaluate patient outcomes
  • Provide patient/family counseling, behavior programs and support
  • Collaborate with Memory Center care team to develop patient treatment plan
  • Participate in and/or serve as principal investigator on clinical research trials
  • Provide clinical training, clinician education and community outreach
 
About Park Ridge, Illinois
Park Ridge is a picturesque suburb located 14 miles northwest of downtown Chicago, convenient to O'Hare Airport, major expressways, CTA and Metra trains allowing for an easy commute into the city while enjoying peaceful suburban living.  
 
Park Ridge is a prime residential community that retains its distinctive, small-town charm where “community” is a big part of this suburban town. The City’s vibrant Uptown shopping area includes the Metra station, Public Library and several parks featuring live musical concerts and special events are held in the summer. Throughout the City, quiet tree-lined streets, pleasing architecture, excellent schools, centrally located library and ample parks help make Park Ridge one of the most desirable family communities in the Chicago area.
 
Park Ridge hosts a variety of businesses from privately owned to major corporations and is home to Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, one of Advocate Aurora Health’s Level 1 trauma center and teaching hospitals. 

About Advocate Aurora Health 
Together, we make healthy happen. 
 
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.
 
Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.