:Sep 27, 2022, 4:59:00 AMFull-timeShift Start Time:8:00A.M.Shift End Time:6:00P.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 20 Stroger, Cermak, ACHNSEIU Local 20 Stroger, Cermak, ACHNPosting Salary:COMPETITIVE
:Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: JUVENILE TEMPORARY DETENTION CENTER - 1100 S. HAMILTON AVE., CHCAGO, IL
SHIFT: 8:00 AM - 6:00 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.
Coordinates the duties and tasks of the multi-disciplinary unit Mental Health team to carry out a full range of mental health screening, evaluation and services, programs therapeutic activities/recreation and community reentry intervention.
Provides clinical oversight to mental health staff requiring a preceptor/sponsor, students, interns, residents and fellows)
Conducts Unit Team meetings and multi-disciplinary staffing and participates in treatment plan and behavioral plan development, implementation, completion and monitoring.
Monitors resident's adherence to treatment and behavioral plans, and collaborate with the Unit Teams regarding resident management and appropriate formal and information sanctions.
Provides direct individual and group therapy to resident patients for identified individuals, with emphasis on the more complex and difficult cares.
Works with parent or guardian to obtain Release of Information for health records, contact with agencies and community based organization and family.
Responds to contacts while on-call according to the established rotation and schedule.
Responds to all pages and telephone contacts when providing on-call coverage and ensures follow through on signature of any verbal orders given.
Performs clinical rounds with accompanying documentation according to the frequency.
Documents all clinical encounters with the patient's records.
Coordinates psychiatry services with mental health services, clinical scheduling, in consultation with the Unit Psychiatrist.
Ensures timely and accurate patient specific treatment plan development and completion.
Involves Cermak and JTDC staff in specific treatment, behavioral plans and review of progress for residents.
Develops treatment plans and conducts treatment team meetings with staffing (including patient's participation according to established timelines with policy).
Participates in release planning for residents (community based mental health services).
Collaborates with CQI team to include mental health activities and elements specific to the respective unit operation.
Engages with Mental Health CQI and Suicide Prevention strategies.
Provides responses to JTDC, resident grievances, family inquiries, attorney and other request.
Develops summary of events for assigned mortality or morbidity review for identified situations/incidents; obtains medical records relevant to the patient's history.
Provides input regarding Psychological Autopsy or sentinel review for Self-Injurious Behavior, suicide attempt, morbidity or mortality review.
Establishes unit based statistical reporting mechanisms in response to the needs identified by the Interagency Agreement between the Office of the Chief Judge and CCHHS, CQI initiatives, studies, findings and corrective orders.
Oversees and participates in the provision of individual and group counseling and therapy to include psycho-educational and cognitive/dialectical behavior therapy.
Conducts peer reviews and charts for documentation.
Communicates routinely both formally and informally with JTDC, Directors, and other staff.
Involves mental health designee in the review of all incident and disciplinary reports generated for mental health residents and provides necessary input regarding the resident's mental status.
Ensures staff designee completion of segregation screens and segregation, including protective custody and rounds.
Tracks all unit-based program activities and times; disciplinary reports and segregation referrals, screens and rounds interventions and outcome.
Completes or delegates completion of a self-injury behavior occurrence reports.
Differentiates between Self Injurious Behavior intent to commit suicide, v. alternative motivation and follow-up with corresponding treatment plans.
Counsels residents about compliance with prescribed psychotropic medication.
Provides verbal and written orders to nursing in emergent situations for enforced psychotropic medication.
Develops team training for unit staff.
Conducts performance evaluations and documents corrective action.
Communicates with community mental health providers to continue continuity of care.
Communicates with the Illinois Department of Correction to insure the resident's continuity of care upon sentencing/transferring.
Collaborates and generates movement among the various levels of treatment and levels of custody to ensure continuity of care and medication consistency and availability.
Monitors medication compliance for residents prescribed psychotropic medications.
Assures suicide prevention strategies are in place on the respective units and staff familiarity.
Cooperates in staff investigations.
Responds to subpoenas, court orders and provides necessary court testimony including for involuntary medications.
Reports situations of unusual occurrences and sentinel events.
Complies with the personnel rules and regulations of Cook County, Cermak Health Services, and CCDOC.
Performs other duties as assigned, within position and licensure/discipline.
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.(If already obtained, 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Experience in dealing with special needs population including the mentally ill, developmentally disabled and co-morbid and/or chemically dependent
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Demonstrate infection control practices
Demonstrate superb hand washing and sanitizing practices
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolutions skills
Strong attention to detail, accuracy and precision
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices incorporating the use of electronic health record (EHR)
Ability to work and make sound judgments in a stressful and fast paced environment.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Ability to perform accurate and reliable mathematical calculations
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Ability to tolerate exposure to unpleasant noise, odor and temperature and follow hospital protocol
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
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.
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)
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 strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’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.
CCH 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, CCH 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.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER