Pediatrics – Radiology

Oak Lawn, IL

Job Description
Advocate Children’s Hospital/Advocate Aurora Health Care in Chicago, Illinois seeks a Full Time or Part Time Pediatric Radiologist to join our growing organization.  The applicant must have completed or is in the process of completing a pediatric radiology fellowship in an ACGME accredited program.  
 
Position highlights
  • Advocate Children’s Hospital includes 2 campuses (in Park Ridge and Oak Lawn, IL) with 455 beds across the Advocate system. Both campuses are approximately 12-15 miles from downtown Chicago.
  • Advocate Children’s Hospital performs over 75,000 diagnostic studies annually.
  • The role is clinically focused, with research and teaching opportunities available.
  • Evening shift and weekend call can be done from home with full PACS station installed at home, which is similar to a desktop station in-house.
About our Pediatric Radiology Group
  • Currently the pediatric radiology division has 4.5 FTE, expanding to 5.5 FTE. 
  • Our group has excellent relationships with our pediatric ER, pediatric surgeons, and pediatric specialists.
  • We have a dedicated collegial group of fellowship-trained pediatric radiologists, working as a team toward the same goal of providing quality imaging to pediatric patients.
  • All of our pediatric radiologists are employees of Advocate Aurora Health.
About Advocate Children’s Hospital
Advocate Children’s Hospital system is a regional referral center based in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, which serves approximately 9+ surrounding counties. The hospital annually provides care for 16,125 inpatient admissions, 12,315 surgical cases, and 120,092 emergency department visits.  The medical staff has 735 pediatric physicians, including nearly 260 pediatric specialists.  Advocate Children’s Medical Group includes 243 employed pediatric medical and surgical subspecialists.  Advocate Children’s Hospital supports five graduate medical education programs, which include 76 pediatric residents and 12 fellows. 
 
About Oak Lawn, Illinois
Oak Lawn, an attractive Village of nearly 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. 
 
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.
 
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.