DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under management direction of the Chief of Clinical Services, serves as DMH Medical Director for all civil patient services within state operated facilities; provides psychiatry medical expertise developing, guiding and coordinating the Department goals, practice, standards, policies and procedures and research for the evaluation and treatment of individuals referred to our inpatient facilities. In conjunction with Facility Directors, clinically supervises the Medical Directors, Department physicians and staff assigned to inpatient civil unit programs and cases and works with outpatient providers to increase community capacity for referrals; provides clinical matrix supervision to the Medical Directors at Alton, Chester, Chicago-Read, Elgin, Madden and McFarland Mental Health facilities.
Requires Illinois licensure to practice medicine and completion of an approved residency in Psychiatry. Requires three years of substantive medical experience in clinical/medical program direction, planning and evaluation at an administrative level in a mental health setting. Requires ability to interact with and communicate clearly and tactfully with a wide range of individuals, including state agency officials, court officials, correctional and detention facility officials, community service providers, advocacy group leadership, legislatures and members of the media. Prefers extensive knowledge of the Mental Health Code, DHS rules and various accreditation and certification bodies.
WORK HOURS & LOCATION/AGENCY CONTACT
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Division of Mental Health
401 S Clinton
Chicago, IL 60607
100 S Grand Ave East
HOW TO APPLY :
Bids/applications must be received by the closing date of the posting, late applications will be considered ineligible.
CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR.
APPLICATION – BIDDING PROCEDURES:
1. PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITY (applying for a grade OR currently hold a grade): Effective November 1, 2019 CMS Examining will no longer accept CMS100B applications. Current employees interested in this position must submit a bid form and completed Promotional Application (CMS100B, Rev. 9/2020 or newer) to the agency contact listed above; this must be done within the bid/posting period and contain the posting ID number on the all forms.
2. ALL OTHER INTERESTED CANDIDATES (Voluntary Reduction, Job Assignments & Transfer): Applicants must submit a bid form, transfer request form (if applicable), and a completed employment application (CMS100, Rev. 09/2020 or newer) to the agency contact; this must be done within the posting period and contain the bid/posting ID number on all forms.
NON-STATE APPLICANTS/GENERAL PUBLIC: For titles requiring an automated exam, submit your application to the contact listed on the posted vacancy. An assessment center staff member from CMS will contact you to schedule an exam when the posting you have applied to is selected for testing; this must be done within the posting period and contain the bid/posting ID number on all forms. Please visit www.work.illinois.gov to obtain a CMS100 application.
This position is not subject to Central Management Services (CMS) testing procedures; therefore, no application needs to be submitted to CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling, for grading. All interested applicants must submit a CMS-100 employment application directly to the Agency Contact listed above prior to the end of the posting period. For more information, please refer to the Work4Illinois website at Work.Illinois.Gov and select 'Application Procedures'. Additional information may also be obtained from the Agency Contact listed above or by contacting CMS, Division of Examining and Counseling at [email protected] or (217) 782-7100, (217) 785-3979 (TDD/TTY), (800) 526-0844 (TTY Only).