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The Attending Physician VII – Behavioral Health is a physician leader who provides clinical guidance and expertise to administer the requirements for the integrated behavioral health implementation and provide direct patient care within Ambulatory Community Health Network (ACHN) and Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) partner site(s).
Ty pical Duties
· Provides four (4) sessions of direct clinical care in CCHHS medication assisted treatment (MAT) clinics per week.
· Provides two (2) clinical mentoring sessions for CCHHS medical providers per week.
· Rounds on participating patients at MAT clinics sites, twice monthly to monitor program progress.
· Provides monthly training sessions for CCHHS providers, nurses, medical assistants, and recovery coaches.
· Provides public health and evaluation technical assistance to system-wide CCHHS MAT program and to MAT Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) collaborative partners and clinical care partner sites.
· Visits participating clinics routinely.
· Develops and implements clinical practice policies and procedures for MAT clinic expansion and referral mechanisms.
· Develops and implements policies/procedures for integration of MAT into primary care ACHN sites.
· Facilities the training of physicians to become MAT certified.
· Provides monthly progress reports to the Chair of the Department of Family & Community Medicine (Chair).
· Assists with ongoing strategic planning regarding opportunities for Cook County Department of Public Health partnership around addiction and behavioral health.
· Assists and supports engagement with the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Integrated Behavioral Health learning collaborative by attending meetings and providing reports to Chair regarding opportunities for engagement and alignment.
· Develops and provides quarterly report metrics for Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), MAT integration and naloxone expansion within ACHN sites and system wide, including County Care data-derived metrics. Recommends quality improvement around targets not achieved.
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy Medicine (D.O.) from an accredited college or university
Illinois physician and surgeon license or eligibility to obtain license two weeks prior to hire date
Illinois and Federal controlled substance license or eligibility to obtain license two weeks prior to hire date
Board eligibility or certification in a primary care specialty Family Medicine or Preventative Medicine. Must achieve board certification within two years of hire
One (1) year of experience providing medical care to underserved populations
One (1) year of experience with electronic medical record documentation
Master's degree in Public Health or a related graduate program
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
Comprehensive knowledge of Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration, with a specific focus on addiction treatment and related support services
Knowledge of and the ability to develop and help lead program development, service expansion, quality assurance and performance improvement programs related to behavioral health integration
Knowledge of quality assurance principles and guidelines
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word and Excel
Knowledge of ACGME requirements; ability to precept residents and teach health care professional students
Knowledge of collaborative/supervisory agreement requirements for advanced practice providers
Knowledge of and ability to comply with clinical documentation requirements
Knowledge of and ability to comply with accreditation and regulatory agency requirements
Demonstrated attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary to work respectfully and effectively with patients and staff in a culturally diverse work environment
Demonstrate attention to detail, accuracy and precision in decision making
Strong interpersonal and empathy skills
Demonstrate analytical and organizational, problem-solving, critical thinking, and conflict management/resolution skills
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast paced and stressful environment
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and composure when challenged
Ability to function autonomously and as a team member in a multidisciplinary team
Ability to train by presenting concepts and demonstrating tasks
Ability to see and hear clearly (including with correction)
Demonstrate superb hand washing and sanitizing practices
Demonstrate the ability to follow department specific engineering, work practice controls and work area safety precautions
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
The Cook County Health & Hospitals System’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County. CCHHS is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCHHS is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.