Mar 13, 2023

Division Head of Primary Care Sports Medicine

  • Northshore Orthopedic Institute
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Orthopaedic Primary Care Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Surgeon

Job Description

NorthShore University HealthSystem Medical Group, the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks an exceptional full-time Primary Care Sports Medicine physician as the Division Head of Primary Care Sports Medicine. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Department of Family Medicine, the Department of Orthopaedics Leadership, and the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute (NOSI) leadership team to recruit and clinically supervise the work of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Division including quality, patient experience, provider experience, productivity, and programmatic development. Position Highlights Ensure access for acute musculoskeletal conditions through the development and growth of the Orthopaedic & Spine Immediate Care program, and assist with further developing the referral of the continuity Primary Care Sports Medicine (PCSM) practices. Develop relationships with professional, collegiate, high school, and club teams to provide PCSM in the community. Ensure successful onboarding, training, and competency of Primary Care Sports Medicine physicians. In collaboration with Orthopaedic surgeon subspecialists, create or facilitate the development of NOSI guidelines for common or serious musculoskeletal conditions and monitor standardization of practice as appropriate. Work with the Operations team and Marketing to identify strategies and opportunities to increase awareness of access and offerings provided by the Division. In collaboration with the Department of Orthopaedics and Department of Family Medicine Leadership, assist with monitoring the productivity and financial performance of the PCSM Division. Provide input into strategic decision-making regarding the timing and growth of PCSM working closely with the Leadership from both the Departments of Orthopaedics and Family Medicine. In collaboration with both the Departments of Orthopaedics and Family Medicine support the PCSM Fellowship leaders with recruitment and retention of fellows, promotion of faculty, and scholarly activities. Contribute and support scholarly works, research, and grant awards that position the PCSM as a nationally recognized division and training center. The ideal successful applicant will be board certified in Family Medicine by ABFM or AOBFP and will have completed fellowship training in Sports Medicine. Certification of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine is preferred. NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Academic appointment to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is awarded to qualified candidates commensurate with experience. NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes nine award-winning hospitals; Edward/Elmhurst, Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park, Northwest Community, Skokie, and Swedish. NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty, and complex care; and 170+ office locations and 35+ immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide. At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow. We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community, and our patients. Please explore our website ( to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence, and innovative research. NorthShore offers a competitive salary and benefits package, and a highly collegial work atmosphere. NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information. EOE: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.   Contact Info: Qualified candidates may submit their CV to: Karl Knecht Physician Recruiter [email protected]   #LI-KK1

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