Surgery – Acute General

Oak Lawn, IL

Alison Burki , CPRP - Sr. Physician Recruiter
Job Description
Join one of the nation’s largest, most respected health systems and experience what it means to live well. Advocate Health is seeking a skilled acute care surgeon to join our physician-led medical group and serve its patients at our Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois.
Job details
  • Full time acute care surgeon
  • Advocate Christ Medical Center is 749-bed premier teaching institution and a major referral hospital for complex surgical care
  • The Acute Care Surgery service includes 8 physicians and is supported by 10 Advanced Practice nurses, medical assistants, and a Trauma Nurse Coordinator
  • Robust practice environment sees approximately 4000 trauma patients every year with approximately 30% penetrating trauma
  • Acute Care Surgery service currently covers 50% of the emergency general surgery call scheduled, with plans for continued growth and expansion
  • Service will perform over 1000 operative cases this year
  • Will evaluate and care for trauma and emergency general surgery patients with 3-4 'in house' trauma/ACS calls per month
  • Will also provide critical care coverage for a 20-bed closed Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit; may also provide education for medical students, residents and fellows
Training and/or experience required 
  • 2 year acute care surgery fellowship preferred, will consider candidates who have completed a one year surgical critical care fellowship
  • Must possess superior skills in the care of acutely injured and critically ill surgical patients
What Advocate Health offers
  • Integrated nationally recognized organization with physician-led medical group and embedded service line
  • A diverse and inclusive environment ensuring safe and equitable care for all patients
  • A competitive compensation model that is sustainable, equitable, transparent, compliant, and rewarding
  • Health, dental, vision, life and paid medical liability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with up to 3% employer match, in addition to a 3% company contribution for a total employer contribution of up to 6%
  • Parental leave, adoption assistance and surrogacy assistance 
  • CME allowance
  • Relocation assistance up to $12,000
About Oak Lawn, IL
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. 
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About Advocate Health
Advocate Health is the third-largest nonprofit integrated health system in the United States. Advocate Health has a combined footprint across six states – Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, North Carolina, South Carolina and Wisconsin. We are a national leader in clinical innovation, health outcomes, consumer experience and value-based care, with Wake Forest University School of Medicine serving as the academic core of the enterprise. In Illinois and Wisconsin, we serve nearly 3 million patients annually across 27 hospitals and more than 500 sites of care. We are a leading employer in the Midwest with a diverse team of over 77,000, including 3,700+ employed physicians and more than 2,000 Advanced Practice Clinicians in our physician-led medical group. 
We are committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our teammates can thrive, and our business can grow. As a teammate, 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.