Clinical Physician (Behavioral Health and Addiction)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Chicago, ILLINOIS

Clinical Physician (Behavioral Health and Addiction)

Hiring Department: Behavioral Health and Addiction

Location:  Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1022920

Posting Close Date: 02/23/2024

About the University of Illinois Chicago

UIC is among the nation’s preeminent urban public research universities, a Carnegie RU/VH research institution, and the largest university in Chicago. UIC serves over 34,000 students, comprising one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and is designated as a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPSI) and a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Through its 16 colleges, UIC produces nationally and internationally recognized multidisciplinary academic programs in concert with civic, corporate and community partners worldwide, including a full complement of health sciences colleges. By emphasizing cutting-edge and transformational research along with a commitment to the success of all students, UIC embodies the dynamic, vibrant and engaged urban university. Recent “Best Colleges” rankings published by U.S. News & World Report, found UIC climbed up in its rankings among top public schools in the nation and among all national universities. UIC has nearly 260,000 alumni, and is one of the largest employers in the city of Chicago.


Position Summary
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.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Qualifications:

    Minimum Qualifications
    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

    Preferred Qualifications

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