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Psychiatric Medical Director (MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR III)

Company: Illinois Department Of Human Services
Location: Palos Hills
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Agency:Department of Human ServicesnPosting ID:10-76-5353-27536nOpening Date: 07/20/22nClosing Date/Time:08/16/2022nSalary:Anticipated Salary: $16,667 - $22,836 per monthnJob Type:Salaried Full TimenCounty:CooknNumber of Vacancies:1nPlan/BU:Term Appointment Gubernatorial (Management Bill) 000nnn****A RESUME IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB POSTING****nPlease attach a DETAILED Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV), a copy of your transcripts or diploma for all degrees earned, and a copy of any applicable professional licensures to the MY DOCUMENTS section of your application. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) before any offer can be extended. You WILL NOT be considered for the position if you attach a CMS100, CMS100b or any other document in lieu of a Resume or CV.nnPosition Overview The Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire an Illinois licensed medical professional to provide psychiatry medical expertise for nncivil patient admissions at our State Operated Psychiatric Hospitals (SOPH).nnThis position, in conjunction with the SOPH Administrators, will clinically supervise Medical Directors, Department physicians and staff assigned to inpatient civil unit programs and cases.nnAs the State Mental Health Authority, the Division is responsible for assuring that children, adolescents and adults, throughout Illinois, have the availability of and access to public-funded mental health services for those who are diagnosed with a mental illness or emotional disturbance and an impaired level of functioning based on a mental health assessment.nnService delivery in DMH is provided within five geographically organized service Regions, through 162 community mental health centers/agencies (called 'Providers'), 27 community hospitals with psychiatric units and seven state-operated hospitals, the latter containing both civil and forensic beds.nnnJob Responsibilities * Serves as Psychiatric Medical Director for civil patient services.nnn* Serves as full-line supervisor.n* Provides direct consultation and supervision to civil unit psychiatric staff in state operated inpatient programs regarding best practices and care for patients.nnn* Provides psychiatric expertise to Medical Directors.n* Assists state operated facility staff in coordinating continuing education training relevant to clinical best practices.nnn* Provides input on civil patient matters to Departmental strategic planning, block grant planning and other departmental goal setting and plans.n* Attends court hearings.n* Assists the Chief of Clinical Services.n* Serves on behalf of the Chief of Clinical Services.nMinimum Qualifications * Requires Illinois licensure to practice medicine and completion of an approved residency in Psychiatry.nnn* Requires three (3) years of substantive medical experience in clinical/medical program direction, planning and evaluation at an administrative level in a mental health setting.nnnPreferred Qualifications (In priority order) * Three (3) years professional experience in developing psychiatric facility policy and procedural guidelines.n* Two (2) years professional experience supervising professional staff including psychiatrists, primary care staff, physician assistants, and/or nurse practitioners.nnn* Possess a valid Board Certification in Psychiatry.n* Two (2) years professional experience in the review and understanding of mental health codes, and various accreditation and certification bodies to develop facility policy and procedure.n* Three (3) years psychiatric experience in attending court hearings, testifying for civil admission hearings, petitioning for involuntary medication, and consulting with the legal community regarding medical legal issues.nnn* As a physician, has one(1) year of experience in collaborating with community agencies, state universities, medical centers and other state agencies regarding healthcare delivery initiatives or research.nnn* Three (3) years professional experience interacting with and communicating clearly and tactfully with a wide range of individuals, that may include state agency officials, court officials, correctional and detention facility officials, community service providers, advocacy group leadership, legislators, and/or members of the media.nnn* Two (2) years professional experience in coordinating continuing education training for physicians, physician assistants, and/or nurse practitioners.nnnConditions of Employment * Requires ability to travel.n* Requires the ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.nnWork Hours:Mon - Fri - 8:30am - 5:00pmnWork Location: Madden Mental Health Centern1200 S First Ave, Hines, IL 60141nAgency Contact:Sarah.nnRaftis@illinois.govnJob Family:Social Services;nAdministration/Management;nHealth ServicesnnAbout the Agencynllinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve.nnWe are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.nnby Jobble

Keywords: Illinois Department Of Human Services, Chicago , Psychiatric Medical Director (MEDICAL ADMINISTRATOR III), Executive , Palos Hills, Illinois

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