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One of the largest public health systems in the nation, the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) proudly cares for more than 300,000 individuals each year. CCHHS’s providers are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care.

CCHHS’ history and mission to care for all, regardless of the ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of people, trained thousands of doctors and conducted important research that has contributed to modern day practices in hospitals. CCHHS has centers of excellence in trauma, burn and emergency care, endocrinology, infectious disease and others, as well as nationally certified cancer and stroke centers.

We are committed to building lasting relationships with our patients, their families and communities to promote good health at every stage of life. CCHHS cares for the entire family, providing a broad spectrum of services for children and adults of all ages, with an emphasis on prevention and early detection.

CCHHS includes two Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, 16 community health centers, the CORE Center, Cermak Health Services at the Cook County Jail, the Cook County Department of Public Health and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care plan. 


As a Cook County employee, you have access to a wide variety of benefits, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Legal services
  • Pre-tax Transit Benefit

The Department of Risk Management connects you to a wide range of information about your County-sponsored employee benefits on its website, www.cookcountyrisk.com.


Cook County Health & Hospitals System is a public leader in medical care, research and education. Mission-driven. Patient-focused. Team-based.  At CCHHS, nearly 6,000 dedicated professionals — working in every medical and surgical specialty — collaborate to provide health and hope and healing to people from all walks of life.

Respect Whether on the front lines of patient care or supporting the efforts of your colleagues and co-workers, the work you do at Cook County Health and Hospitals System will help to save lives. You are a valued member of the team.

Growth At Cook County Health & Hospitals System you’re encouraged to build on your strengths and career goals.

Diversity Cook County Health & Hospitals System actively seeks to bring together individuals with diverse thoughts, ideas and backgrounds and to promote an inclusive environment that will generate innovation, greater job satisfaction and, most importantly, continually improved patient care.

CCHHS is an equal-opportunity employer. 

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