Physician Job Search: Opportunity Details

Child and adolescent Psychiatrist Medical Director of a mental Health/Substance abuse facility in Northern, Illinois in need...(250k-300k)

Opportunity Criteria

SpecialtyAdministration : Medical Director, Psychiatry : Addiction, Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent
Candidate TypeMD, DO
Visa AcceptedNo J-1 or H-1B
Salary Range$250,000 to $300,000
Loan RepaymentNot Specified
Employment TypeNot Specified
Bonuses OfferedRelocation

Opportunity Detail

Clinician/Physician Leadership

  • Ensure that patients have appropriate physician/medical coverage and ensure the provision of physician and mid-level clinician services
  • Help the CMO with a process to evaluate and review physician and mid-level clinician competencies
  • Provide day to day specific guidance for physician and mid-level performance expectations within their setting
  • Ensure that a system is in place for monitoring the performance of all care practitioners 
  • Give feedback to clinicians/ physicians and other health care practitioners on their clinical performance and skills
  • Lead the clinical staff in the development and implementation of biopsychosocial interventions to treat behavioral health patients 

Patient Care - Clinical Leadership

  • Participate in regular leadership meetings contributing to the  development of policies and procedures related to patient care
  • Help develop, approve, and implement specific clinical practices for the facility to incorporate into its care-related policies and procedures, including areas required licensing and accreditation agencies
  • Maintain an “on-call” procedure for site physicians that meets the needs of the clinicians and patients at that facility.  This may include procedures to address admission/discharge issues, self-harm risks, adverse medical events, or hospitalization issues
  • Review, respond to and participate in federal, state, local and other external surveys and inspections
  • Help review policies and procedures regarding the adequate protection of patients' rights and other ethical issues.
  • See patients regularly to evaluate and treat their problem list 

Quality of Care

  • Establish systems and methods for reviewing the quality and appropriateness of clinical care and other health-related services
  • Participate in the quality improvement process which may include participation in one or more of the PI subcommittees
  • Work with the clinical team to maintain “Best Practices” in all areas
  • Advise on infection control issues and approve specific infection control policies to be incorporated into facility policies and procedures
  • Help provide a safe and caring environment; promote employee health and safety 

Learning and Education

  • Promote a learning culture by educating, informing, and communicating with physician and clinical staff about important timely clinical issues
  • Provide information to provide care consistent with current standards of practice (defined as "approaches to care, procedures, techniques and treatments that are based on research and /or expert consensus and that are contained in current manuals textbooks and or publications, or that are accepted, adopted or promulgated by recognized organizations or national bodies.")
  • Develop medical information and communication systems with staff, patients, and families and others
  • Represent the professional and lay community on medical and patient care issues
  • Maintain knowledge of the changing social, regulatory, political, and economic factors that affect medical and health services of long term care patients; and from time to time provide internal and external training or educational presentations on clinical issues important to the field. 
  • Maintain knowledge in current and emerging medical practice in the behavioral health field and evaluate for possible use.
  • Maintain good standing membership in professional communities such as AACAP and ASAM to represent Rosecrance well.


  • Provide leadership and oversight with other physicians regarding timely completion of clinical documents necessary for good clinical care and reimbursement
  • Provide necessary information for projects related to obtaining or application of grants and contracts
  • Be available to the media on occasion when an expert in your particular field is needed
  • Monitor, review and revise medical and treatment procedures as appropriate for continued compliance with SUPR, TJC and Medicaid/Medicare regulations and generally accepted medical practice.


  • MD or DO with two years’ experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and addictions treatment or Board Certified or Board Eligible in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry ABAM Certification or will accept:
    • Demonstrated clinical competency in admission and discharge, assessment, treatment planning, bio
    • Demonstrated clinical competency in the current version of the DSM and the ASAM Patient Placement
  • Ability and preferable experience participating and leading a multidisciplinary team promoting rec


  • Base Salary - $250,000 to $300,000
  • Full-time
  • Benefits - Full
  • Relocation Assistance Available - Possible for ideal candidate
  • Commission Compensation - No
  • Bonus Eligible - No
  • Overtime Eligible - No
  • Interview Travel Reimbursed - No


  • 7+ to 10 years experience
  • Seniority Level - Executive
  • Management Experience Required - Yes
  • Minimum Education - Doctorate Degree
  • Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Facility & Address

  • National Health Resources
  • IL


Contact Information

Ray Thomas

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