Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
January 25, 2018
Vernon Hills, Illinois
Higher Education Institution
Job Description Summary Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics welcome applications for full-time Psychiatrist. The Psychiatrist will provide initial intake for patients into the outpatient Behavioral Health Center; provide ongoing treatment to general outpatient clients and perform medication reviews and management.
Rosalind Franklin University Health Clinics (RFUHC) is a subsidiary of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. RFUHC combines compassionate care in an interprofessional environment with state-of-the-art science to provide patients with the highest quality medical services. The physicians of RFUHC are innovators in their fields, offering patients access to the latest discoveries in family practice medicine, podiatry, behavioral health and reproductive medicine. students and staff in coordinating patient care.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities Responsibilities will include providing evaluation and management services to individuals, families and groups; providing consultation, education and/or referral services. Educational instruction of medical students will be integrated into the practice. Duties include, but are not limited to the development and implementation of individual treatment plans, supervision and training of medical students, and after hours call coverage. The Psychiatrist will serve as a member of an academic multi-disciplinary team with other mental health professionals.
Specific responsibilities will include: Evaluation of patients by interviewing patient, family, and other persons; conducting physical examinations; observing behaviors; reviewing medical history and related documents; selecting, administering, and interpreting psychological tests; ordering laboratory tests and evaluating results.
Development of treatment plans by determining nature and extent of cognitive, emotional, developmental, social, and behavioral disorders; establishing treatment goals and methodologies.
Treating patients by utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications; discussing progress toward goals with patients; providing instructions; monitoring effect of medications; supervising staff provision of services.
Maintaining interdisciplinary treatment by reviewing treatment plans and progress; consulting and collaborating with primary care physicians, mental health therapists, nurses, and other health care providers.
Assuring quality and safe service for patients and staff by enforcing policies, procedures, standards, rules, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations requirements, and legal regulations; participating in utilization reviews; remaining available for emergency consultations.
Improving staff competence by providing training and discussions regarding the interrelationship between psychosocial and physiological problems, psychotropic medications, crisis intervention, and related issues.
Maintaining historical records by documenting symptoms, medications, and treatment events; writing summaries.
Updating job knowledge by participating in continuing medical educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Enhancing department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments. Skills/Qualifications: Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information, Decision Making, Listening, Verbal Communication, Patient Services, Mental Health, Psychiatry, Building Relationships, Discretion, Bedside Manner
Required Education & Experience Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopath (DO) degree from an accredited college or university and licensure as a Psychiatrist in the State of Illinois is required. Board Certified or Qualified. Controlled substance license in the State of Illinois is required. Must achieve a background check clearance.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Successful candidates must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills; strong customer service orientation and demonstrated commitment to diversity; must have strong work ethic and high level integrity; is computer literate; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; possess excellent skills in verbal, written, telephone and email communications.
Internal Number: 20111126
About Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, a national leader in Interprofessional medical and healthcare education, is a graduate-level health sciences university situated on an attractive 85-acre campus in North Chicago, Illinois, approximately 40 miles north of the city of Chicago and 50 miles south of Milwaukee. As such, the University benefits from active collaborations with local hospitals, as well as academic institutions in both cities. The campus is shared with the North Chicago VA Medical Center and the Great Lakes Naval Training Center, both of which provide the University with potential research and clinical training resources. Rosalind Franklin University is comprised of five Schools: the Chicago Medical School, College of Health Professions, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, the College of Pharmacy and the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. Rosalind Franklin University enrolls approximately 2,000 students per academic year, and is supported by 1650 full and part-time faculty and 415 staff members. Founded in 1912, Rosalind Franklin University has educated more than 17,000 medical and advanced health sciences degree graduates i...n the United States and worldwide. Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science promotes a dynamic learning environment in which qualified individuals of differing perspectives and cultural backgrounds pursue academic goals with mutual respect and shared inquiry. To serve the population through the interprofessional education of health and biomedical professionals and the discovery of knowledge dedicated to improving the wellness of its people. Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities