PSYCHOLOGIST - JTDC

Cook County Health & Hospitals System - Chicago, IL3.8

Full-time
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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

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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, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
OR

A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.

BENEFITS PACKAGE

Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Pension Plan and Deferred Compensation Program
Employee Assistance Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.

  • Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
  • Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
  • CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER