LOCATION: JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER - 1100 S. HAMILTON AVE., CHCAGO, IL
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 4:00 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 Psychiatrist, JTDC leads Psychiatrists and/or Advance Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners/Physician Assistants at the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JTDC). The Chief Psychiatrist, JTDC has an administrative reporting relationship to the Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Director and works in partnership with the Juvenile Justice Behavioral Health Director and the Chief Psychologist, JTDC, to direct the delivery of a comprehensive mental health continuum of care including inpatient, residential and outpatient psychiatric care for youth and adolescents, in collaboration with a team of motivated mental health professionals. The Chief Psychiatrist, JTDC has an indirect report to the Director of Psychiatry Services for Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) with regard to clinical supervision.
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (DO) degree from an accredited medical college or university is required.
Completion of an approved internship and residency in Psychiatry is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must be board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, required. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must be board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, required. (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Current and valid Illinois Controlled Substances license or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment is required. (If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview)
Current and valid licensure with the Federal DEA or eligible to obtain licensure prior to starting employment is required . (If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview).
Current federal and State of Illinois DEA license or have the ability to obtain prior to starting employment is required. (If already obtained, must provide proof at time of interview).
Prior experience in the provision of direct patient care services to youth and/or adolescent populations is required.
Experience within a correctional or forensic environment is ideal with Board Subspecialty in Forensic Psychiatry, preferred.
Administrative experience in supervision of other psychiatrists, treatment teams and/or other providers is preferred.
Practice within a public environment such as city, county or state government 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,
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.