The Chair of the Division of Dermatology will have a unique opportunity to lead a committed staff in maintaining clinical excellence while developing and reporting on innovations in patient care for a large, high-risk patient population with a very broad range of clinical problems. Works with attending physicians, advanced practice providers, residents, fellows and support staff to provide state-of-the-art clinical care in dermatology for the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) within its hospitals and throughout its ambulatory care network. Maintains responsibility for the ACGME accredited training program, as well as the training of residents and students during dermatology rotations. The Chairperson is also responsible for a portfolio of clinical research projects involving each of these areas.
The job title (Chair of the Division of Dermatology) must be in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be included with your emailed resume/CV.
Participates regularly in the care of patients while maintaining and modeling the highest level of patient care and opportunities for clinical innovation while assessing first-hand the adequacy of equipment and work flow and the performance of personnel.
Assess and maintains the quality of patient care provided by members of the division.
Teaching and training
Provides didactic and supervisory clinical training to medical students, residents and fellows in an academic setting.
Maintains CCHHS as clinical training sites for partner residency and fellowship programs.
Oversees faculty development programs and mentoring of faculty.
Oversees all care processes in the Dermatology clinic and participate in oversight of dermatology clinics throughout the System
Participates in the hiring, scheduling, supervision and promotion of physician and non-physician clinical staff
Establishes clinical performance goals and measures, develops strategies for improving clinical care and incorporates these efforts into discrete quality assurance and/or research projects
Ensures that space, equipment and personnel resources are sufficient to meet the Division’s clinical and educational missions
Ensures that clinical care, teaching and research are performed in compliance with relevant regulatory requirements
Develops policies for the Division
Responsible for developing, reviewing, and negotiating joint institutional agreements with academic and clinical partners
Produces reports as needed to the Department of Medicine, Executive Medical Staff, and CCHHS
Participates in meetings of the Executive Medical Staff and its committees as appropriate
Guides expansion of the Division’s clinical research portfolio, tapping available extramural resources and leveraging institutional assets (e.g., a large clinical data warehouse and in-house Collaborative Research Unit) to better apply research questions and methods to the extensive and diverse clinical problems managed within the division.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) from an accredited medical college or university
Must be licensed as a physician in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain Illinois physician licensure before starting employment
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or eligibility to obtain license prior to starting employment
Certification by the American Board of Dermatology
Must have minimum five (5) years of work experience in the practice of dermatology. At least two (2) years of this experience must have taken place in an institution in which there is active training of residents or fellow.
At least two (2) years of work experience in administering clinical, educational, quality assurance or research programs related to dermatology
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.