Internal Medicine – Geriatrics

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
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. 


The 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, 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 include MD/DO degree and successful completion of an Internal Medicine Residency from an accredited program. Board Eligible or 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 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.