Advocate Children’s Hospital/Advocate Medical Group (AMG) is growing and we seeks neonatologists. Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in the state of Illinois. Our two Chicago metro area campuses are located in Park Ridge, Illinois in the northwest and in Oak Lawn, Illinois in the southwest. The Neonatologists for Advocate Childrens Hospitals is hospital based care of critical neonates in the NICU/SCN setting, newborn care of nursery patient (site specific) and newborn consultations. Advocate Children’s Hospital – Park Ridge is the primary site of care and our neonatologists will be expected to credential at minimum, all Advocate sites
Clinical involvement in various levels of daily inpatient care and consultations. (As defined in the Neonatologist’s Clinical Roles document). To include clinical collaboration with families, nursing, residents, consultants, and ancillary staff.
Quality Improvement and Patient Safety:
Regular review and analysis of clinical outcomes.
Implementation of innovative care and needed changes in clinical care practice achieved through active participation in quality and patient safety initiatives.
Participation on hospital, departmental, and unit based committees such as infection control, pharmacy & therapeutics, multidisciplinary QI meetings etc.
Education and Teaching:
Bedside teaching and lectures/presentations to include teaching of residents, nursing staff and/or students, and other health care professionals.
Professional Activities and Citizenship:Onsite and offsite professional activities, which may include activities in local or state health departments, organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, or in international professional programs.
Maintain active instructor status in the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), defined as teaching a minimum of two classes over a two year period
Professional Growth and Development:
American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) including commitment to part 4 (practice outcomes analysis and quality assurance) completion and part 3 (examination) preparations and fulfillment.
Commitment to remain on the cutting edge of new ideas and technologies through an evidence-informed process of evaluation and introduction of new ideas.
Commitment to keeping up with the current literature and best practices. Attendance at major neonatal conferences and share their ideas with other group members and NICU staff.
Active attendance, defined as > 50%, at regularly scheduled educational activities such as system-wide and site Neonatal Journal Club, M&M, QI meetings, etc.
Complete evaluations in a timely manner.
As part of Advocate Aurora Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is also collaborating with North Shore Pediatrics 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.
We require Procedural expertise needed to staff Level II NICU including: umbilical line insertion, chest tube insertion, NRP certified. PICC line insertion expertise encouraged. Illinois licensed, board certified neonatologists (Board eligible if recent fellowship graduates within two certification cycles). Ability to function well within the team concept of collaborative providers.
Internal Number: neo 2019
About Advocate Childrens Hospital
Part of Advocate Aurora Health Care, Chicagoland’s Advocate Children’s Hospital is partnering with North Shore Pediatrics and U of Chicago making us the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and the 10th largest Healthcare system in the US.