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Flexible Telemedicine and In-Clinic Psychiatry Opportunity in Chicago

Job description Oak Street Health is looking for a full-time psychiatrist to provide in-clinic and telemedicine visits to patients attending our primary care clinics. Four days a week, the psychiatrist may work from a location of his/her choice, including a home office, provided it has reliable access to phone and internet. One day a week the psychiatrist will be based in a Chicagoland area Oak Street Health clinic.

Tele-visits are conducted remotely through a HIPAA-compliant, user friendly telemedicine web application. Both in-clinic and tele-visits occur during normal business hours. This is a salaried, non-productivity-based role.

The psychiatrist role offers significant leadership opportunities to support the development of a novel integrated behavioral health model encompassing comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatments in an outpatient primary care setting. S(He) will work with the assigned Behavioral Health Social Worker to track and oversee a patient panel and clinical outcomes. S(He) will also suggest any treatment changes and/or referrals for patients that don’t show improvement as expected. Other responsibilities will include:

Telemedicine and in-clinic visits with patients most in need of direct evaluation by a psychiatrist
Provide regularly scheduled caseload consultations to Behavioral Health Social Workers
Provide telephonic consultation to primary care providers
Discuss patients who need referrals for additional specialty mental health care and advise on treatment plans until patients are engaged in this care
Review inpatient medical records for behavioral health admissions and complete post discharge visits for these patients
Clearly communicate to Behavioral Health Social Workerss and PCPs the limitations of the consultations and the treatment recommendations if you did not evaluate the patient in person
Ideal candidates will be:
Passionate about their work, eager to have fun with our team, motivated to be a part of a fast growing organization.
Board certification in psychiatry required.
Have 3 or more years of experience
Must be comfortable with coexisting substance abuse and mental health disorders
Interested in the underserved community
Have an active, non-probationary Illinois medical license.
Have a work hard/play hard mentality.
Be willing to travel 20% of the time.
Benefits Inquire within retirement benefits C.M.E. stipend Have an active, non-probationary Illinois medical license. Full malpractice coverage.
Candidate Requirements Illinois Candidates must be board certified/eligible. 3 years minimum experience Phone interview Must be comfortable with coexisting substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Be willing to travel 20% of the time.
Clinicial Workload - Outpatient This job consists of outpatient clinical work.