Under general direction, as a non-administrative Illinois licensed Physician, provides a full range of psychiatric/medical assessments and treatments to patients. Conducts examinations, makes diagnosis, and treats patients. Serves as a member of the treatment team. Answers calls for emergencies. Performs and writes psychiatric evaluations, Evaluates, prepares, and attends court testimony.
1. As a non-administrative Illinois licensed Physician, provides a full range of psychiatric/medical assessments and treatments to patients. As a primary physician specializing in Psychiatry, provides comprehensive psychiatric treatment for all patients admitted to the Acute Care Services. Conducts examinations, makes diagnosis, and treats patients. Completes a thorough psychiatric assessment on each patient as well as providing and/or monitoring on-going individual psychotherapy, group therapy and milieu therapy. Performs and writes psychiatric evaluations and writes program notes. Facilitates and provides guidance in the development of treatment plans that represent a collaborative approach towards treatment of patients. 2. 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. 3. 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. 4. Participates actively on medical staff committees, attends monthly medical staff meetings, all Department of Human Services (DHS) and Chicago-Read Mental Health Center mandatory training and participates in all continuing medical education activities at the facility. 5. Provides psychiatric guidance to non-psychiatric physicians, other clinicians, and nursing staff. 8/26/2021 Job Description Print Preview 6. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.
Requires an Illinois license to practice medicine and completion of an approved residency in psychiatry.
Work Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Monday-Friday Work Location: Chicago-Read Mental Health Center 4200 N. Oak Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60634