Lake County, IL Round Lake Beach, Illinois
Jun 22, 2018Full Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: We are looking for a Family Practice Physician to provide high quality medical care to our patients in Lake County. You will perform a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general patient management plan for clinic patients. Location: 224 Clarendon Avenue, Round Lake Beach, IL 60073 Skills and Experience Conduct routine check-ups on adults and/or children to assess their health condition and discover possible issues. Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health. Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition. Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness. Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history. Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities. Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration. Collaborate with other physicians, APNs, and staff nurses to form a high performing medical team. Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.). Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes). Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients. Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires graduation from an accredited school of medicine, the completion of one year of residency (internship) in an approved program, and medical license in the State of Illinois. A completed residency in an approved program in a relevant specialty. Board Certification from an ABFM-approved specialty board is required. Board-Eligible physicians are also welcome to apply; however, continued employment at LCHD/CHC is contingent upon achieving Board Certification from an ABFM-approved specialty board. Post residency experience in Primary Care is preferred. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. We also offer: Eligible for up to five paid days of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits per year and up to $1000 towards Continuing Medical Education. Cost of living increase per year. Student Loan Repayment Plan. Full Liability and Tail Coverage. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Primary Care Services . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.