ATTENDING PHYSICIAN - CORRECTIONAL PSYCHIATRIST (PART-TIME)

Location
Chicago, IL
Salary
COMPETITIVE SALARY
Posted
Feb 05, 2018
Closes
Mar 02, 2018
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Job Number: 00121127

Job Summary

Location:
Cermak Health Services, 2800 S California Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

Department: Mental Health

Shift: 5 p.m. – 11:00
p.m. weekdays, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekends

Part-time
– Less than 20 hours weekly

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.

Job Summary

Cermak Health Services (CERMAK) provides
healthcare to the detainees at the Cook County Department of Corrections. The
Correctional Psychiatrist works under the direct clinical supervision of the
Chief of Psychiatry and with the Unit Director/Correctional Psychologist as a
treatment team leader for the mental health professionals and other health
disciplines, as well as custody staff, assigned to the respective unit. The psychiatrist may be assigned to intake,
urgent care, acute, residential or outpatient treatment units, providing
comprehensive psychiatric assessment/diagnosis, medication management, therapy
and discharge planning to the inmate population of the jail.



Minimum
Qualifications

  • M.D. or D.O. degree from an
    accredited medical college or university
  • Must be licensed as a
    physician in the State of Illinois or have the ability to obtain license prior
    to starting employment
  • Must be board certified in
    Psychiatry or eligible for certification
  • Current and valid Illinois
    Controlled Substances license or have the ability to obtain license prior to
    starting employment
  • Current and valid licensure
    with the Federal DEA
  • Current and valid
    certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or have the ability to
    obtain certification prior to starting employment

    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. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate’s start date.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

PLEASE READ

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

OR
  • 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.




Benefits
Package

  • 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 Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For
further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the
following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

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.

*Please note all offers of
Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory
professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background
checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a
physical and pre-employment drug screen.

*CCHHS is strictly prohibited
from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or
aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason
or factor.



COOK
COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER