LOCATION: JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER - 1100 S. HAMILTON AVE., CHCAGO, IL
SHIFT: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Applicants may apply for this position online or submit a resume/ CV to the following email address: CermakRecruit@cookcountyhhs.org . When submitting a resume/CV by email, you must include the job title and posting number in the subject line of your email. An application or resume/CV must be filed for each position which interests you.
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.
The Psychologist, JTDC works under the supervision supporting the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center (JDTC) with clinical patient management of youths and adolescents. Participates in and oversees the orderly management, operation, and delivery of a comprehensive continuum of mental health and substance used disorder (SUD) services for youth and adolescents in the JTDC. This includes the behavioral health delivery system that identifies and manages all mental health for residents admitted to the JTDC. Delivery of mental health and SUD services include a multi-disciplinary Unit Team approach, which incorporates all level of clinical, medical, nursing, and custody staff. The Treatment Team includes the assigned psychologist, psychiatrist, licensed social worker/licensed professional counselor, mental health specialist, relevant nurse, and primary care physician as well as the JTDC custody personnel and other Sheriff's Department personal as appropriate.
Licensed in the State of Illinois (Doctoral Clinical Psychologist with a PhD or PsyD) is required.
Completion of a pre-doctoral internship at a program accredited by the American Psychological Association or listed with the Association of Psychology Post-Doctoral & Internship Centers (APPIC) is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Completion of a PhD or PsyD from an American Psychological Association accredited graduate program is required. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview)
A minimum of five (5) years of behavioral health services delivery directed to youth experience is required.
A minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible clinical or administrative supervision of mental health professionals and programs focused on youth and/or adolescents is required.
Prior experience providing patient care or support to youth and/or adolescent populations is required.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Forensic or correctional supervised training and/or work experience is preferred.
Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is preferred.
Experience in Electronic Medical Record (Epic, Cerner, Centricity or other forms) is preferred.
Experience in working with public health is preferred.
Experience in dealing with mentally ill, developmentally disable, co-morbid and substance abuse patients is preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Polish) is preferred.
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,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’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. CCHHS 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, CCHHS 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.