Psychiatrist

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Under general direction, to provide professional psychiatric, diagnostic, and therapeutic services for Mental Health Department clients; to conduct clinical interviews for clients who have complex mental health needs; to assist with the education and training of other staff, community agencies and the public; and to do related work as required. 


General Job Requirements
  • Principles and practices of modern clinical psychiatry and general medicine.
  • Characteristics and requirements of psychiatric institutions.
  • Welfare and Institution laws relative to the care of clients in a Mental Health system.
  • Methods of evaluation and treatment of mental illness.
  • Psycho-pharmacology
  • Principles and methods of psychiatric research and diagnosis.
  • Principles of mental health education and counseling. Community organizations, resources, and allied mental health services available in the local area.
  • Recovery-oriented principles of psychiatric care.
  • Possession of a valid Illinois license as a physician/surgeon Completion of three (3) years of graduate training in psychiatry in a program approved by the American Medical Association or the American Osteopathic Association. Certification in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology is highly desirable.

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