Applicantsmay apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the followingemail address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org. Whensubmitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of youremail. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position whichinterests you.
Toreceive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached tothe online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Pleaserefer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of thisposting.
TheCorrectional Psychologist works under the supervision of the Chief Psychologistand the Director of Mental Health, Cermak Health Services of Cook County Health& Hospitals System (CCHHS), with clinical patient management by theresponsible Unit Psychiatrist and Chief of Psychiatry. Participates in andoversees the orderly management, operation, and delivery of a comprehensivecontinuum of mental health services in the acute, residential care, and/oroutpatient unit as well as the receiving and emergency/urgent care areas. Thisincludes the behavioral health delivery system to identify and manage allmental health recipient detainees admitted to the Cook County Department ofCorrections (CCDOC) and/or housed in those divisions/units.
The mission ofthese specific mental health receiving, treatment, and housing units is toprovide for the safe and human identification and management of detainees withserious or other mental illnesses within the Cook County Department ofCorrections environment. These mental health areas entail intensive andstructured mental health program services using a multi-disciplinary Unit Teamapproach, which incorporates all level of clinical, medical , nursing, andcustody staff. The Treatment Team include the assigned psychologist,psychiatrist, licensed social worker/licensed professional counselor,unlicensed mental health specialist, expression therapist and reentry socialworker, relevant nurse, and primary care physician as well as the CCDOC custodypersonnel, respective Corrections Rehabilitation Worker (CRW) and otherSheriff's Department personal as appropriate.
The unit andprogram goals, to be enacted by the Unit Director: providing screening,assessment and diagnostic systems, and a therapeutic housing environment formentally ill pretrial and sentenced detainees. To facilitate institutionaladjustment and development of the detainees coping skills and attaining a levelof functioning sufficient for return to a general population or community setting,in preparation for post-release linkage programming.
Licensed in the State ofIllinois (Doctoral Clinical Psychologist with a PhD or PsyD)
Completion of a pre-doctoralinternship at a program accredited by the American Psychological Association orlisted with the Association of Psychology Post-Doctoral & InternshipCenters (APPIC) (Must provide certification of completion at time ofcredentialing)
Completion of a PhD or PsyDfrom an American Psychological Association accredited graduate program (Mustprovide copy of official transcripts at time of credentialing) (In Adult Psychiatry)
Five (5) years of behavioralhealth services delivery experience as a clinical psychologist
Three (3) years of progressivelyresponsible clinical or administrative supervision of mental healthprofessionals and programs
Must be CardiopulmonaryResuscitation (CPR) certified
Forensic or correctionalsupervised training and/or work experience
Experience in MicrosoftOffice Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in ElectronicMedical Record (Epic, Cerner, Centricity or other forms)
Experience in working withpublic health
Experience in dealing withmentally ill, developmentally disable, co-morbid and substance abuse patients
Bilingual (English/Spanishor English/Polish)
Must successfully meet the credentialing standardsestablished by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a Stateof Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specializedtraining, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date.
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health& Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veteranswho have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6months of continuous service:
To takeadvantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on theemployment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to thequestion, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
·Attacha copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22(Notice of Separation at time of application filing.Please note:If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the onewith the latest date.Coast Guard mustsubmit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Departmentof Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After9/11). Discharge papers must list andHonorable Discharge Status.Dischargepapers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable\
·Acopy of a valid State ID Card orDriver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, mayalso be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will notbe eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINALAPPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE ATTIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan ForgivenessProgram (PSLF)
Degreesawarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in oneof the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by anapproved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the NationalAssociation of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association ofInternational Credential Evaluators (AICE).Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers ofEmployment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactoryprofessional & employment references, healthcare and criminal backgroundchecks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of aphysical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting anyterm or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any politicalreason or factor.
COOKCOUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.