Pediatrics – Cardiac

Oak Lawn, IL

Job Description

Advocate Children’s Hospital/Medical Group seeks Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Physicians at the Oak Lawn Campus of Advocate Children’s Hospital as we expand to a new 16 bed PCICU. We seek candidates who are Board Certified/ Eligible in Pediatric Cardiology or Pediatric Intensive Care with additional subspecialty training in cardiac critical care.

  • Our ideal candidate will care for seriously ill cardiac infants, children and adults in a specialized Pediatric Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit.
  • Primary role will be to care for complex congenital heart patients including post-operative cardiac surgery patients and ECMO patients in concert with other specialists from multiple clinical areas.
  • Additional responsibilities will include strong engagement in resident and fellow education, telemedicine interpretations from partner institutions, clinical research opportunities and quality improvement projects.

We serve as a leader in comprehensive, dedicated care for our young patients and are ranked in U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s Best Children’s Hospitals in the areas of cardiology and heart surgery.  We have repeatedly been recognized by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons as a THREE STAR HOSPITAL, the highest rating level awarded for quality and survival rates based on the STS Congenital Cardiac Surgery Database since the initiation of the transparency program.

As part of Advocate Aurora Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is also collaborating with North Shore Pediatrics and the University of Chicago making us the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and the 10th largest Healthcare system in the US. Salary and comprehensive benefits are available through Advocate Medical Group, one of the largest physician-run organizations in the state.  Not J 1 eligible.

About Oak Lawn, Illinois

Oak Lawn, an attractive Village of 56,000 residents and over 1,800 diverse businesses, has distinguished itself among Chicago’s leading southwest suburbs. Nestled in the center of Cook County, a distinctive “home town” essence flows through Oak Lawn; an unmatched quality evidenced through the community’s affable neighborhoods, dynamic business districts, well- maintained recreational areas and cultural vivacity.

The resources accessed within Oak Lawn are truly second-to-none. Exceptional educational opportunities are profound, as residents have a choice among a number of public and private school options and several higher education and continuing education institutions. Compassionate and quality healthcare is readily available through various established practices, along with the presence of Advocate Christ Medical Center and Advocate Children’s Hospital.

Retailers and restaurateurs along the bustling 95th Street corridor are ready to provide the best in customer service. The cultural and recreational endeavors of residents and visitors are sufficed through the array of community-wide events designed to promote civic pride, along with the superb offerings of the Children’s Museum in Oak Lawn and the award-winning Oak Lawn Park District. Over and above all of this, the Village is headed by a dynamic group of leaders who continue to ensure Oak Lawn is afforded the finest in public services and programs.

As the Village comes upon its Centennial Anniversary, it has presented an opportunity for residents and businesses to take a glimpse into the past and see how the community has successfully transformed into the Oak Lawn we all know today. As the past is rich and the present is steadfast, the future remains bright for this established community. The Village, its residents and established businesses welcome you to explore the excellent offerings of Oak Lawn, and to experience first hand the unsurpassed lifestyle so many have come to revere.

 

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.