Under the direction of the Division Chief of Correctional Psychiatry, the Associate Director of Correctional Psychiatry provides administrative and clinical support to the Division Chief's duties and responsibilities as clinical leader of Psychiatry.Supervises Attending Physician-Correctional Psychiatrists and Physician Assistants in addition to providing direct patient care services in Psychiatry as well as peer relief in other clinical areas.Coordinates clinical services and administrative tasks with the Division Chief of Correctional Psychiatry, Chief Correctional Psychologist, and Mental Health Director.Provides clinical and administrative coverage when the Division Chief of Correctional Psychiatry is not available.
This position is exempt from Career Service under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
·MD or DO from an accredited college or university or do you have the ability to obtain prior to starting is required.
·Board certification by ABPN (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology) or do you have the ability to obtain prior to starting is required.
·Licensed as a Physician in the State of Illinois or do you have the ability to obtain prior to starting is required.
·Current Controlled Substance License in the State of Illinois or do you have the ability to obtain prior to starting is required.
·Current Federal DEA licensure or do you have the ability to obtain prior to starting is required.
·Completion of an accredited residency program in Psychiatry is required.
·Prior management and leadership experience in a complex healthcare environment are preferred
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
·Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
·Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
·Attach a 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 one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.
Must successfully meet the credentialing standards established by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System to include a State of Illinois MD license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & 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.