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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.
Under the direction of the Department of Psychiatry Chair and the Adult Psychiatry Division Chief, the Adult Psychologist will provide psychiatric assessment, management, and psychotherapy to patients with co-morbid medical disease and behavioral problems. Specifically, the incumbent will provide initial psychiatric consultations and crisis management for adults in outpatient, inpatient and emergency settings within the Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS).
Provides psychological consultation/liaison services to adolescents and adults as consultant to all CCHHS inpatient medical, trauma and emergency services; including assessments of dangerousness, competence for medical-decision making, and recommendation for psychiatric medication.
Provides clinical supervision and teaching to trainees in psychology.
Provides clinical training and teaching to the staff and trainees (MD Residents and Fellows) in the Departments of Medicine, Emergency Medicine, and Family Practice.
Provides psychiatric assessment as part of Adult Psychiatry Clinics.
Conducts, facilitates and directs psychotherapeutic services, including individual, couples and group therapy.
Assists with space allocation, scheduling, patient flow and management as requested by Adult Division Chief and Lead Administrator of the Department.
Documents all encounters with patients in medical record and communicates diagnoses and treatment recommendations to appropriate medical staff.
Reports any suspected abuse or neglect (in accordance with Illinois State law and CCHHS Abuse and Neglect policies).
Maintains active licensure with the State of Illinois and active credentials with CCHHS.
Attends required meetings and participates in assigned committees.
Participates in necessary peer review and quality assurance activities.
Engages in Ongoing Provider Performance Evaluation within the Department.
Active professional license as a doctorate-level psychologist in the State of Illinois.
Completion of PhD or PsyD in Psychology from APA-accredited program.
Completion of psychology internship from APA-accredited program. Specific training in psychotherapeutic techniques.
Minimum of three (3) years' experience providing psychological services in medical setting(s).
Experience with gender, age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, SES, substance abuse and medical issues of the treatment population served.
Experience providing emergency and inpatient psychiatric consultations to medically ill patients.
CADC or MISA-certified
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Specific knowledge and/or experience with gender, age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, SES, substance abuse and medical issues of the treatment population served.
Knowledge of all applicable departmental, Cook County, state, and federal regulations regarding patient care.
Skills in teaching and supervising psychology trainees in psychiatric assessment, psychotherapeutic methods, and psychological testing.
Excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills.
Strong organizational skills to manage large volume of patients and referrals.
Ability to assess information, apply critical thinking to determine course of action, and relay this information to patients, families, and clinical staff.
Ability to provide clear and concise documentation regarding patients and to maintain this information in a confidential manner.
Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with all staff, trainees, and patients at all times.
Ability to physically perform in terms of physical movements, vision, hearing, and speech
Ability to work independently, be able to prioritize, and manage time.
Willingness to provide psychiatric consultation and care to all Cook County Health and Hospitals System sites, including Stroger Hospital, Oak Forest Hospital, and Provident Hospital campuses.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
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 o f 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.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
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 PSY license and any other license, certification, or specialized training, etc. no later than two (2) weeks prior to the candidate's start date
*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 HOSPITAL SYSTEMS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’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.
CCH 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, CCH 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.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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