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Chicago, Illinois
Job Type
19 May 2023
At Insight Hospital and Medical Center- Chicago, we believe there is a better way to provide quality healthcare while achieving health equity. Our Chicago location looks forward to working closely with our neighbors and residents, to build a full-service community hospital in the Bronzeville area of Chicago; creating a comprehensive plan to increase services and meet community needs. With a growing team that is dedicated to delivering world-class service to everyone we meet, it is our mission to deliver the most compassionate, loving, expert, and impactful care in the world to our patients. Be a part of the Insight Chicago team that provides PATIENT CARE SECOND TO NONE! If you would like to be a part of our future team, please apply now!

Short Summary:
Psychologists are responsible for evaluating, diagnosing, and treating people for mental, emotional, behavioral, educational, and developmental disorders. We are looking for a Psychologist to join our team and support the well-being of our patients. The Psychologist's responsibilities include evaluating patients and gathering their history before diagnosing issues that need attention through the use of tests to develop a treatment plan to ensure the health and success of our patients. They will interview patients and perform diagnostic tests to get a clearer idea of their mental health issues.

Ultimately, you will provide individual treatment options for people to understand themselves better while helping others identify ways to change their behaviors and alleviate problems in their lives. This position ensures incorporation of current mental health and addictions care theory and practice standards in the development and implementation of the philosophy, policy, procedures, objectives and patient care standards of the areas. As director, fiscal responsibility for budget preparation and achievement is a priority. The director is responsible for overall unit operation including quality, cost and service excellence. The clinical director supervises human resource utilization and performance.

These duties are to be performed in a highly confidential manner, in accordance with the mission, values and behaviors of Insight Chicago Medical Center, and the attributes of Careful Nursing. Employees are further expected to provide a high quality of care, service, and kindness toward all patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and guests.

Job Responsibilities:
Diagnoses or evaluates mental and emotional disorders of individuals and administers programs of treatment; interviews patients in clinics, hospitals, and other settings and studies medical and social case histories.
Observes patients in various situations; selects, administers, and interprets intelligence, personality, or other psychological tests to diagnose disorders and formulate plans of treatment, and provides consultation to other mental health professionals with regard to test results.
Treats psychological disorders to effect improved adjustments utilizing various psychological techniques; selects appropriate treatment approach and plans frequency, intensity, and duration of individual, group, and family therapies.
Assesses patient progress and modifies treatment programs accordingly; communicates with and counsels family members as appropriate.
Documents therapy in accordance with policies and procedures regarding medical records; implements and adheres to policies which ensure patient confidentiality.
Provides crisis intervention in situations requiring immediate psychological treatment.
Participates in educational programs, in-service meetings, clinician meetings, and workshops to enhance professional development and maintain currency of methodology and techniques.
May instruct and direct students serving psychological internships in hospitals and clinics.
Provides psychological consultations to other mental health professionals within hospitals, clinics, and other community based agencies with regard to clients and/or patient care.
May develop and implement clinical research programs.
May serve as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act.
Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Doctorate degree in Psychology, and completion of Pre-doctoral Clinical Internship; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Certification/Licensure State of NM Licensed Psychologist, or eligibility for NM licensure, as documented by out-of-state licensure.
Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.
Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant current special education methodologies and techniques.
Knowledge of accreditation and certification requirements and standards.
Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques.
Ability to observe, assess, and record symptoms, reactions, and progress.
Ability to effectively communicate medical information, test results, diagnoses and/or proposed treatment in a manner easily understood by the client.
Interviewing and psychological/developmental evaluation skills.
Ability to evaluate the progress of therapeutic programs and to make individual modifications.
Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
Ability to assess mental status in clients and to develop individual treatment goals and plans.
Knowledge of psychological test administration, scoring, and interpretation.
Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
Skill in preparing and maintaining patient records.
Position requires: a) professional diagnosis and evaluation of nature and severity of mental and emotional disorders in individual patients, families, and/or groups; b) administration, assessment, and interpretation of various psychological tests and assessments; c) formulation, implementation, and evaluation of a range of psychological therapeutic treatment plans; d) establishment and maintenance of patient medical records in accordance with regulations, policies, and established practices.
Insight Employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment, subject to accommodation for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Insight is an equal opportunity employer and values workplace diversity!
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  • Job Reference: 1010173457-2
  • Date Posted: 19 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Insight
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent