Pediatrics – Hospital Medicine

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
We are seeking a Pediatric Hospitalist to join our PHM Division at Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge, IL.

Advocate Children's Hospital (ACH), part of Advocate Aurora Health, is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. We serve as a leader in comprehensive, dedicated care for our 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 and neonatology. 

Positions Highlights:
  • This position will entail coverage of our 46-bed Inpatient Unit (both resident-covered teaching and uncovered service), 10-bed Observation Unit (uncovered service), as well as our Nursery (resident-covered teaching service, no delivery) at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital / Advocate Children's Hospital in Park Ridge
  • The PHM Attending schedule is composed of available day, swing, and overnight shifts. Personal and professional requests along with divisional needs are taken into account to ensure an equitable split of these teaching and non-teaching shifts.
  • Moonlighting opportunities within the division frequently exist. Individual schedules are done on a quarterly basis; allowing for enhanced scheduling flexibility.
  • Once a member of our team, opportunities to be involved administratively (QI projects, Quality + Safety initiatives, pathway development, student/resident/PHM fellow education, etc.) will be available and required.
  • PHM fellowship or PHM board certification is not required at this time.
  • This position offers a great work/life balance, competitive compensation, no restrictive covenant, full benefits, CME, and malpractice & tail coverage

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.