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Psychiatrist needed in Schaumburg, Illinois (Physician )

Schaumburg, Illinois
Job Type
14 Jan 2023
Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Schaumburg, Illinois. Benefits
  • Flexible, Long-term contracts based on your availability
  • Competitive compensation
  • Travel-related expenses covered
  • Medical malpractice insurance provided
  • Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm (Negotiable)
  • Very Flexible Scheduling (Call with your Availability)
  • Documentation of reasons for medication changes;
  • Monthly progress note on patients describing changes in in mental status, behavior and psychoparmacotherapy
  • Fitness Status (90 days)
  • Progress during facility stay to justify transfer to less secure facility
  • Review of seclusion and restraints at least twice a month
  • Provide relevant, thorough, and timely psychiatric evaluations within 24 hours of patient admission to the facility, 90 day report, fitness reports, NGRI reports before they come due.
  • Perform unit psychiatric evaluations within one week (when patient is transferred from another unit)
  • Attend assigned committee meetings or when unable to attend because of assigned work day, read minutes of such meetings once distributed
  • Testify in court regarding involuntary commitment, fitness to proceed, involuntary administration of medications and other issues (as required)
  • Meet at least monthly with patients to review their medication, explain reasons for the choice of medications and establish a treatment plan taking their concerns into consideration.
  • Demonstrate competency by completing proficiency tests and objectives required by the facility and State licensing boards.
  • Maintain awareness of the Department and Facility rules, policies and procedures as required
  • Provide leadership in managing and treating the patients assigned to Physician's care
  • Participation in continuing education workshops and seminars to maintain age and disability specific competency.
  • Participate in hospital's peer review program.
  • Current Illinois Medical license
  • Current Illinois Controlled Substance certificate
  • Current DEA certificate
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  • Job Reference: 875552259-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Annashae Consulting and Staffing
  • Location: Schaumburg, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent