Posted 2 weeks ago

Physician Specialist

Company: Illinois Department of Human Services
Category: Healthcare

 Chicago

Type: Full Time

The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Physician Specialist Option D for the Chicago-Read Mental Health Center located in Chicago, Illinois to serve as an Illinois Licensed Physician, providing a full range of psychiatric/medical assessments and treatments to patients. Conducts examinations, makes diagnose and treats patients on an assigned shift. Serves as a member of the treatment team. Answers calls for emergencies. Evaluates to ensure that the medical and psychiatric services provided by the treatment team meet state and professional standards.  Evaluates, prepares and attends court testimony. Job Responsibilities:

  • As a non-administrative Illinois licensed Physician, provides a full range of psychiatric/medical assessments and treatments to patients.
  • Makes periodic and direct evaluation of patient’s general and psychiatric progress and response to treatment and documents same in the medical record, writes physician’s orders.
  • Serves as a member of the treatment team and a treatment team leader, coordinates the development of patient treatment plans i.e., review and evaluation of patient’s treatment, discharge planning and milieu recommendations.
  • Obtains and maintains membership of the Chicago-Read Mental Health Center Medical Staff.
  • Provides psychiatric guidance to non-psychiatric physicians, other clinicians and nursing staff.