Working at Cook County Health is about making a difference. It’s about providing the highest quality of care by placing the needs of patients first. As a part of our 2023-2025 Strategic Plan, we’ve committed to serve as the employer of choice by supporting and investing in our workforce, recruiting the best talent, and fostering robust teamwork

“Now more than ever, we must work together as a community
to ensure health justice for all people.”

Dr. Erik Mikatis

Chief Executive Officer

“Now more than ever, we must work together as a community to ensure health justice for all people.”

Israel Rocha

Chief Executive Officer

“We are a mission-driven team at Cook County Health. Come join us!”

Carrie Pramuk-Volk

Interim Chief Human Resources Officer


The team at Cook County Health is a talented group of individuals who are dedicated to our mission of providing quality care to vulnerable and underserved populations with compassion and integrity.


Working with teams of doctors, nurses and medical professionals that represent the best in medicine includes top notch benefits. Cook County Health offers its employees a generous health insurance program that includes medical, dental and eye care for you and your family. The Cook County Pension Fund provides employees and retirees with survivor, health, disability, and retirement benefits.


Benefits Overview

Retirement & Pension

Paid Time Off


A career at Cook County Health is built on a culture of teamwork, professionalism, and mutual respect. You’ll be working in a life-changing environment dedicated to providing the highest quality care. Cook County Health is committed to fostering unity and promoting inclusivity so that our members feel safe, valued, and heard.


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Cook County Health

Cook County Health has served the people of Cook County for more than 180 years.
Today, we are home to top doctors and excellent staff who fulfill our mission and change lives.

Cook County Health is one of the leading public health systems in the country, comprised of two acute care hospitals, and a network of community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Correctional 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. Through the health system and the health plan, CCH cares for more than 500,000 individuals each year. Our team members are experts in their fields, committed to providing patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH 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.

Along with our mission to provide comprehensive, quality care to every person regardless of their ability to pay, we also uphold the key values of innovation, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence (ICARE).

As part of our mission to elevate the health of Cook County, we strive to do more than provide care in our communities.

In addition to being a strong community partner, Cook County Health 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.


Cook County Health is recognized for providing a high-quality, safe system of care. Here are some of our recognitions and accreditations:


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If you have questions about the purpose, function or requirements of the Employment Plan, or if you are aware of or have reason to believe that the Employment Plan was not followed, please contact us!


At Cook County Health, we are proud to offer competitive salaries and benefits to attract exceptional candidates. We aim to recruit people who will ensure that CCH is a truly remarkable place to work and to receive care.
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