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Job ID: 358842

Physician, Family Practice

Location: Des Plaines, IL, United States
Date Posted: Nov 6, 2019

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Job Description

We Are Hiring

Physician, Family Practice - Stony Island Medical Association - Full-Time - Des Plaines, IL

Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care.  The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluates and treats patients with appropriate medical diagnostic and treatment skills. Coordinates discharge planning with case management.
  • Recommends, participates in, and works to ensure the success of efforts to improve cost effectiveness and quality of care provided to patients.
  • Accepts patient referrals from other physicians. Acts as admitting, attending and/or consulting physician for patients who require hospitalization for primary medical diagnoses, depending on needs of patients, medical staff and hospital.
  • Participates in academic programs (e.g. medical education and research) as requested.
  • Provides appropriate documentation that meets insurance company requirements; appeal all denials in a timely manner.
  • Participates in inpatient and outpatient consultation for specialty, which may include on call schedules.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Credentials are verified by local staff credentialing office
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA). 

Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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