General/Adult Psychiatry Job In Melrose Park, Illinois
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We are looking for a BC/BE psychiatrist that has a strong interest in providing inpatient care. Some duties will include providing short-term admission for intensive diagnostic evaluation and treatment to stabilize individuals in crisis. Providers will design and implement an individualized treatment plan including 24-hour nursing care, psychopharmacological interventions and a full range of psychosocial interventions. The ideal candidate will also involve psychological and behavioral components, medication management, and family education as part of the services provided.
Hours and Call requirements: Days (hours to be determined): Call is 1:3
Average daily patient census: 12-18 patients
Average daily stay per patient: 10-12 days
The psychiatry unit at Westlake Hospital is a 48 bed inpatient unit, with 17 exempt beds. The psychiatry unit treats patients 18 years and older.
This is an employed position with our medical group. This position offers a flexible schedule, competitive salary and full benefit package including malpractice coverage and CME allowance.
Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles. Contains over 600 public elementary and high schools citywide, including several selective-admission magnet schools. Since the 1850s, Chicago has been a world center of higher education and research with several universities that are in the city proper or in the immediate environs. Chicago also has a concentration of graduate schools, seminaries and theological schools. Chicago is a major transportation hub in the United States. It is an important component in global distribution, as it is the third largest inter-modal port in the world after Hong Kong and Singapore. Summers are hot and humid, winters are cold and snowy, and springs and falls are temperate and enjoyable. Lake Michigan has beaches for recreation.
Westlake Hospital is a 225-bed teaching hospital located in Melrose Park and is accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program. Staffed with more than 300 physicians, the Hospital offers a comprehensive array of advanced inpatient, outpatient and surgical services. Westlake Hospital is a leader in bariatric surgery, rehabilitative medicine, orthopedics, cardiology and obstetrics.