Pediatrics – Gasterenterology

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
Advocate Children’s Hospital of Advocate Aurora Health is seeking a Full time Pediatric Gastroenterology Physician to join our team of 5 Physicians and 1 Nurse Practitioner in the Chicagoland area!

Advocate Children’s Hospital is part of the newly formed Chicagoland Children’s Health Alliance (CCHA). CCHA is a partnership between the University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children’s Hospital, Advocate Children’s Hospital, and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Pediatric GI is one of the only 5 service lines partnered across these 3 institutions. This partnership enables the strategically invest in the programs and services of Pediatric GI to ensure our patients receive the most advanced, individualized treatments available.
The accepted applicant will have a unique and exciting opportunity to have direct input into the development of a regional referral center and the development of a nationally recognized Pediatric Gastroenterology Program. The accepted applicant will be a collaborative partner within a team of outstanding multidisciplinary professionals while enjoying full support from nearly 120 pediatric and surgical subspecialists. Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. 
The primary site of clinical practice will be Advocate Children’s Hospital-Park Ridge, a 138-bed pediatric hospital with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit, and a Pediatric Emergency Department. 
Position Details:
  • Strong mentorship & support within the group
  • Opportunity to round at multiple hospitals in the Chicagoland area with no scheduled clinic time while rounding
  • A typical weekly clinic schedule includes 3 full days of clinic, 1 procedure day, and 1 administration day 
  • As part of our program, we have a dedicated Friday morning Peds GI Division meeting and sign-out to review cases and talk about program or research development. 
  • Our ideal candidate is excited to help grow a GI division, works well with others and is constantly open to learning. 
  • This role offers: 
    • Sign-on bonus& relocation package
    • CME allowance
    • Malpractice & tail coverage
    • Full Benefits including a 401K match
This position is not J 1 eligible

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.


About 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.

Working at Advocate Aurora Health
Advocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique – from our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions – for our team members, consumers and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it’s important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs.

By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.