Pediatrics – Genetics

Oak Lawn, IL

Job Description

Advocate Children’s Hospital / Advocate Medical Group (AMG) seeks a BE/BC Clinical Geneticist for our Oak Lawn campus, located just southwest of Chicago.  We seek a passionate clinician to evaluate children and adults for suspected genetic disorders; consult on pre-conception and prenatal patients as needed, in conjunction with genetic counselor,and; provide care management of children with congenital/genetic disorders.

  • Physician will share inpatient consults and after-hours calls.
  • Physician will also likely participate in multidisciplinary clinics and outreach clinics.
  • The Division of Clinical Genetics is a growing program with opportunities for growth and expansion of services in general genetics as well as specialty programs such as cardiogenetics and neurogenetics.
  • In addition, we seek an enthusiastic approach to education of rotating medical students, genetic counseling students, and residents as well as didactic lectures for various medical students, residents, and fellows.
  • Certification in pediatrics (or internal medicine) preferred.

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 firsthand 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.