Pediatrics – Hematology Medical Oncology

Park Ridge, IL

Job Description
Advocate Children’s Hospital/Advocate Medical Group is seeking a BC/BE Pediatric Hematologist Oncologist to join our growing practice at Advocate Children’s Hospital’s Park Ridge campus, located just northwest of Chicago.  
 
The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Advocate Children’s Hospital has recently formed a partnership with the Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/Stem Cell Transplant at the University of Chicago. This Pediatric Hematology/Oncology position will complement our existing, nationally recognized physicians within this pediatric oncology network.  
 
You will be a collaborative partner with experienced, multidisciplinary professional medical teams, and be asked to contribute to further development and growth of the hematology/oncology program, at the Advocate Children’s Hospital campuses (Oak Lawn and Park Ridge) and Comer Children’s Hospital at the University of Chicago in Hyde Park. You will work with a team of outstanding multidisciplinary professionals across the campuses to provide compassionate, state-of-the art, world-class care. 
 
The site of care will be primarily at Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge campus – where the responsibilities will include outpatient clinic, inpatient consults, and contributions to program development. Hours: M-F, 8a-6p; call coverage every 4 weeks
 
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.
 
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 
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.