Pediatrics – Surgery

Oak Lawn, IL

Job Description
Advocate Children’s Hospital/Advocate Medical Group seeks a BC/BE Orthopedic Surgeon with a fellowship in Pediatric Orthopedics to join our growing practice at serving Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn and surrounding suburban communities. Advocate Children’s Hospital has two campuses, in Oak Lawn and Park Ridge, and is the largest network provider of pediatric services in the state of Illinois. 
 
Our ideal candidate has experience, an enthusiastic approach to providing care for children, and a passion for teaching pediatric residents and medical students in clinical outpatient and hospital settings. The new Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon will join our division of pediatric orthopedic surgeons across our two main Advocate Children’s Hospital campuses.  As part of our expanding Pediatric Orthopedic Center of Excellence, you will be a collaborative partner within a team of outstanding surgical professionals while enjoying full support from over 150 pediatric and surgical subspecialists, exceptional pediatric anesthesia and state of the art operating room capabilities.
 
The primary site of clinical practice will be Advocate Children’s Hospital - Oak Lawn, an expanding facility that currently is a 106 bed pediatric hospital including a 37 bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with plans to expand to 60 beds, a 15 bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a 9 bed Pediatric Surgical Heart Unit, a 45 bed Pediatric Medical/Surgical Unit, and a 12 bed Pediatric Emergency Department. 
 
The Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon will see patients in outpatient clinics, perform surgeries, provide consults in the Pediatric Inpatient Units and Emergency Department, and share in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery on-call coverage. General Clinic Hours: 9-12 PM, 1-5 PM. Work Day Hours: Monday-Friday 9 AM-5 PM. Evenings/weekends/holidays as needed for call coverage. Physician will provide consults to patients in both the Pediatric Emergency Department and the Pediatric Inpatient Units (NICU, PICU, PSHU and Med/Surg) when on call. Expectation is to share Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Call in conjunction with existing Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon. Call schedule of 1 in 3.
 
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.