Clinical Physician (Behavioral Health and Addiction) - MSHC Main Clinic

Mile Square Health Center
Chicago, Illinois
Commensurate with experience
Mar 17, 2023
Addiction Medicine
Position Type

Clinical Physician (Behavioral Health and Addiction) - MSHC Main Clinic

Mile Square Health Center is hiring a full-time Clinical Physician (Behavioral Health and Addiction) to join our patient care team in our Main clinic.

Job Responsibilities:

Under administrative direction, independently perform physician examinations for a broad range of clients to diagnose and treat diseases, injuries, and other disorders. Responsible for selecting and utilizing appropriate diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures for clients.

Position includes:

  • Examine patient and obtain medical history from patient, parents, guardians to prepare patient profile. Review developmental and medical history of patient.
  • Participate in diagnostic staffing to correlate findings, determine diagnosis, and develop appropriate treatment recommendations.
  • Discuss findings and recommendations with client, parents, agencies, etc. as needed.
  • Responsible for medication management (includes but is not limited to writing prescriptions, monitoring efficacy, monitoring adverse reactions).
  • Co-management of the addiction program with myself, including developing policies/procedures related to addiction treatment, training residents and fellows, as well as caring for patients in our primary care/methadone program.
  • Collaborating with community OTP/Family Guidance staff, attending collaborative meetings, and leading daily operations of the MSHC collaborative methadone program.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.


  • Doctor of Medicine degree from an ACGME accredited medical college.
  • Board eligible or board certified in addiction medicine.
  • Unrestricted Illinois license to practice medicine or Illinois license eligible.
  • Current Valid American Heart Association BLS/CPR certification.

Salary & Benefits:

UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.

To Apply:

For fullest consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by March 31, 2023.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

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