INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY IN MEDICAL SOCIAL SCIENCES

What is the internship? 

Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine is looking for a volunteer intern to join our research team in conducting various research projects in the Department of Medical Social Sciences. The studies the intern would be assisting with primarily focus on various psychosocial facets of both Latinx and non Latinx cancer survivors’ experiences, in order to reduce disparities in cancer outcomes and improve treatment self-management following cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Position Responsibilities

This intern would assist with various tasks in support of multiple studies with cancer patients. Some of the tasks include reviewing patient records, screening, recruiting, consenting and completing assessments with patients both in English and Spanish, managing and aiding in the analysis of data, translating study materials into Spanish, and aiding in the development and implementation of an eHealth intervention.

What are the requirements to apply? 

Interested students would need to commit to coming into the lab for two to three days per week (12 hours weekly) for a year. Spoken and written fluency in Spanish is required. Having research experience and psychological, social and/or medical interests is strongly preferred. Students could also benefit from receiving academic credit from their internship. 

How do I apply? 

If you wish to apply, please send your resume/CV via email to the following contact:

Ro Mercer

Research Intern

Northwestern University

Feinberg School of Medicine

Department of Medical Social Sciences

625 N. Michigan Ave.

Chicago, IL 60611

[email protected] 

Employment:

Deadline to apply: ASAP 

FAMILY PRACTICE PHYSICIAN

What is the position? 

The Infant Welfare Society of Chicago (IWS), a comprehensive, community-based health center in Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood, is seeking an Family Practice Physician, to join its Primary Care Team.

Position Responsibilities 

•Manage primary, acute and chronic health problems affecting women through comprehensive history and physical examination, assessment and diagnostics in outpatient setting

•Order, perform and interpret diagnostic and therapeutic tests and procedures

•Management of full spectrum of contraception 

•Prescribe pharmacologic and non –pharmacologic interventions

•Collaborate and coordinate with the primary care team to deliver evidence-based care and to establish best practices in clinical care

•Opportunity for administrative role for qualified candidate

What are the requirements to apply? 

•MD or DO from accredited institution

•Active licensure in the State of Illinois as a physician

•Board Certified or Board Eligible in Family Practice

•BLS and CPR certification is required 

•Previous experience working in a community health center is preferred

•Proficiency in Spanish is preferred

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits plan, including Paid Time Off (PTO), paid holidays, CME time and expenses, malpractice coverage, comprehensive package of health, dental, life and vision insurance options as well as Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s), pension plan and 403(b) option.

How do I apply? 

If you or someone you know is interested, please submit resume to Candice Collier ([email protected]) ASAP. 

Employment: 

FULL TIME FAMILY PRACTICE OR INTERNAL MEDICINE IN A MULTISPECIALTY CLINIC IN CHICAGO

Deadline to apply: ASAP

What is the position? 

This position provides an ideal life-work balance, with clinics limited to Monday through Friday and no assigned call or hospital duties. The practice is located within the city and provides a great location for anyone hoping to live and work in the city or live in a nearby suburb, with commutes facilitated by its proximity to I-290. The patients served are primarily Spanish and Polish speaking and all staff is bilingual to facilitate communication. As the group has consisted of providers and patients that have been with the clinic for many years, we are hoping to find a provider that works well with our team and is passionate about providing great care to a wonderful base of patients.

Location: West Loop neighborhood, Chicago

Schedule: Outpatient only, Monday-Friday 10-6pm

What are the requirements to apply? 

• Current license to practice medicine in Illinois.

• Board certified/Board Eligible

• Valid DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification

• Skill in electronic health record use 

• Ability to work with culturally diverse patient base. 

• Bi-lingual (Spanish) preferred.

Compensation and benefits

• Malpractice insurance

• Full family medical and dental benefits.

• Pension and 401K w/ employer contributions

• 3 weeks vacation

• 10 sick days

• 1 week CME w/reimbursement

• 10 paid holidays

How do I apply? 

Interested parties may contact Dr. Estrella Matyas, Medical Director: [email protected]  or 312-829-1134