Neurology – Vascular Stroke

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
Bring your clinical expertise-grow in an environment with robust senior support-enjoy work life balance.
 
The Stroke team at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is actively recruiting an additional physician for expansion of our dedicated Stroke service.   
 
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital is the leading health care provider in Chicago’s North and Northwest suburbs offering a Level I Trauma Center, access to national clinical trials and advanced medical technologies. As a nationally recognized academic and research hospital, patients have access to the most advanced treatment in the areas of cardiology, cancer, neurosciences, orthopedics and women’s health.  
 
Located in Park Ridge near O’Hare Airport, Advocate Lutheran General is a 600+ bed teaching hospital with a state-of-the-art 10,000-square-foot neurological ICU equipped with nine private patient rooms.
 
As part of the Advocate Brain & Spine Institute at Lutheran General Hospital you will join our physicians in providing the highest level of neurological care.  Using the latest diagnostic and treatment technologies, we have the capabilities to treat the most complex Stroke cases and we offer some of the most experienced specialists in the region, and in some cases, the nation.
 
All candidates must be BE/BC in general neurology with fellowship training in vascular neurology. Additionally, the physician will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of fellow neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuropsychologists, and neuroradiologists to provide cutting edge neurological care in both an inpatient and outpatient setting.
 
As part of our team you will: 
  • Provide dedicated inpatient Stroke coverage 
  • Participate in Telestroke coverage
  • Provide out patient follow up in our Stroke clinic
  • Work with Stroke trained nurses and Advanced Practice Providers
  • Participate in Stroke related clinical trials
  • Provide Stroke education and teaching to rotating medical students and residents
  • Join a robust, energetic environment focused on teamwork
As a leading multi-specialty medical group practice in Chicagoland, Advocate Aurora Health offers an employment based model, an excellent work environment, competitive salary with Wrvu incentives & comprehensive benefits.
 
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.
 
Unique shops and a great selection of restaurants fill the Uptown area, where new buildings blend serenely with historic ones. The Uptown Park Ridge skyline is graced with cupolas, church spires and the 100-foot tower of the Art Deco Pickwick Theatre, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
In addition to the Uptown shopping area, Park Ridge offers other shopping and dining convenient to every neighborhood, including South Park, Village Green, the Dee Park area bordering Oakton Ave. and the Higgins Corridor bordering Chicago.
 
Park Ridge hosts a variety of businesses from privately owned to major corporations and is home to Lutheran General Hospital, a Level 1 trauma center, teaching hospital and part of Advocate Aurora Health -- the 10th largest not for profit health system in the country.
 
Advocate Aurora Health
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.