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Position:  Psychiatrist
Location:  Chicago, IL
Job Id:  500
# of Openings:  0

Christian Community Health Center (CCHC) is a 501(c)3, federally qualified health center established in 1991 to address the health care and social service needs of Chicago.

CCHC expanded its reach to the South Suburbs of Chicago with new clinic locations in Calumet City (2005) and South Holland (2007).

CCHC is a leader in care coordination, with programs that provide services across an integrated spectrum of areas including Health & Prevention; Education & Life Skills; Housing & Shelter, and Intervention & Support. We currently operate seven sites throughout the Chicagoland area, including three community health centers, as well as a mobile health van providing a wide range of primary medical care and social services.

By incorporating primary medical treatment with an array of comprehensive supportive programs, CCHC strives to meet the holistic needs and all-around well-being of the communities we serve.

CCHC continues to expand the growing needs of the public, not only by providing quality health care and services but also by sparking economic development and revitalization of the neighborhoods we serve.

Our physicians and staff are dedicated to improving the health of individuals, families and the community, through an integrated system of care.

 
SUMMARY 
 
Under direction, functions as a medical doctor diagnosing and treating patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. • Conducts psychiatric and medical evaluations to assess the nature and extent of patients' mental disorders • Formulates treatment plans based upon the diagnoses of patients' mental illnesses • Provides consultation and directions to staff in the diagnosis and treatment of complex cases • Prescribes medication for treatment of patients' mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders • Coordinates various phases of treatment with other health care providers • Provides counseling through individual, group, and family therapy sessions • Refers patients to hospitals as their treatment or condition warrants • Prepares and maintains patient case records and related work activity reports • Examines patients to determine general physical condition, as required
 
 
 
Qualifications Graduation from an accredited school of medicine with a Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) or the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) or the Commission for Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA), and completion of a psychiatry residency (or anticipated completion of a psychiatry residency program, prior to employment) approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). NOTE: Completion of residency is not required at time of application but must be completed at the time of employment. Licensure, Certification, Or Other Qualifications Applicants must possess a valid and unrestricted physician license awarded by any U.S. state at the time of application

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