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 Reports to: Medical Director

Overall responsibility:

  • Conducts psychiatric evaluations
  • Makes diagnoses and prescribes medication
  • Writes psychiatric clinical records to document all patient contact
  • Participates in Utilization Review/Quality Assurance activities, as needed
  • Participates in professional development activities
  • Daily care of patients and administrative duties as related to direct patient care in the PHP/IOP
  • Work in a collegial, supportive and caring environment
  • Availability and willingness to be on call for after hours and weekend phone triage and consultation of current and potential patients

Consults with: Program Directors, Staff Therapists, Utilization Review Staff, Nurses


  • General medicine and Psychiatry
  • Skill in the evaluation and treatment of mental illness
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Possession of a valid Illinois license as a Physician and Surgeon at the time of appointment
  • Evidence of having completed three years of graduate training in Psychiatry in a program approved by the American Medical Association

If you are interested in this job opening or any other career opportunity for psychiatrists, psychologists, or therapists in the Chicago area, please contact us at 224.803.2358 or email RSKLYAR@COMPASSHEALTHCENTER.NET.