LOCATION: CERMAK HEALTH SERVICES, 2800 S. CALIFORNIA AVE., CHICAGO, IL / MENTAL HEALTH-PSYCHIATRY
SHIFT: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
To receive Veteran Preference, appropriate discharge papers must be attached to the online application or must be included with your emailed resume/CV. Please refer to Veteran Preference document requirements listed on the bottom of this posting.
The Chief Psychologist, works under the direct administrative supervision of the Chief Psychiatrist and carries out administrative and clinical responsibilities for the day-to-day management of the mental health service of the mental health service comprehensive continuum of care delivery system by the Correctional Psychologists, Mental health Specialists, Medical Social Workers and Expressive Therapists at Cermak Health Services of Cook County Health (CCH). The Chief Psychologist oversees the supervision of the subordinate positions by the Unit Directors/Correctional Psychologists in the acute, residential care, and/or outpatient units as well as receiving/intake, protective custody, special management housing and urgent care areas.
Completion of a doctoral degree in clinical psychology with a terminal degree as either a PsyD or PhD in clinical psychology from an accredited college or university is required. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
Completion of a an APA accredited doctoral internship is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Current license to practice as doctoral level Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
A minimum of five (5) years of behavioral health service delivery experience as a clinical psychologist is required.
A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible clinical or administrative supervision of mental health professionals and programs at the management level is required.
Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification obtained through the American Heart Association or the ability to obtain certification prior to starting employment isrequired.
Experience in working in public arena such as city, county or state government mental health or correctional mental health or health agency is preferred.
Experience with supervision of multiple bargaining units in public/government setting is preferred.
Experience in administrative supervision of health and/or mental health professionals and programs is preferred.
Experience in correctional mental health program development is preferred.
Experience working within a correctional or forensic environment is preferred.
Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred.
Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) and in working with an electronic medical record is 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,
Internal Number: 219360
About Cook County Health & Hospitals System
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak 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.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS 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.