Chair of the Division of Consultation Liaison

Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Chicago, Illinois
Start date
Feb 11, 2024

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Cook County Health is seeking a Chair of the Division of Consultation Liaison to join an exceptional team serving patients from across the greater Chicago area. This position coordinates clinical services and directly manages all staff within his/her assigned service area(s). The Chair oversees psychiatric clinicians, administrators, and service contracts within the Stroger Hospital Inpatient Wards, Observation Areas, and Trauma/Critical Care Areas and oversees the Substance Abuse Service (SBIRT). In addition to administrative duties, this adult psychiatrist provides psychiatric assessment and management of patients with co-morbid medical disease and mental illness primarily in the inpatient setting while also providing initial psychiatric consultations in outpatient, inpatient, and emergency settings within Cook County Health as needed. Join Cook County Health and become a key member of a high performing group that's changing lives throughout Chicago.
  • Must be a Doctor of Medicine (MD) from an accredited college or university
  • Must have completed a general psychiatry residency from an ACGME accredited program
  • Must be currently board certified or board eligible from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Must be a licensed physician in the state of Illinois; or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
  • Must have a valid Illinois Controlled Substance License; or have the ability to obtain license prior to starting employment
  • Must have valid licensure with the Federal DEA
  • 5 or more years of experience providing psychiatric evaluation and treatment to patients is required
  • Experience with Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) is preferred
  • Bilingual skills are preferred
  • Competitive benefits and salary starting at $285,000 annually

Where You'll Work

As the flagship facility for Cook County Health, the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital is an award-winning 450-bed teaching hospital located in the heart of Chicago. The hospital offers a comprehensive range of specialty and sub-specialty care services and is home to one of the busiest and most advanced Level 1 trauma centers in the nation. Its commitment to providing state-of-the-art and high-quality care has made this hospital one of the best in the country.

Where You'll Live

The third largest city in the country, Chicago has a vibrant energy and a rich cultural tapestry. Its iconic skyline, diverse and renown culinary options, deep-rooted blues and jazz scene and world-class museums such as the Art Institute of Chicago, are just a few of the things that make this city so iconic. With thriving industries and a strong sense of community, Chicago stands as a dynamic and inviting urban haven.

Who You'll Work For

For more than 180 years, Cook County Health has provided high-quality care to patients across the greater Chicago area. Today, Cook County Health serves more than 600,000 individuals through a broad network of award-winning facilities consisting of two hospitals and dozens of health centers. By innovating care and modernizing its facilities, Cook County Health not only offers patients access to state-of-the-art care services, but access to some of the best healthcare professionals in the nation.

Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran

Job ID Number: 24701


As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year.  Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health professionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.

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