Job ID: 289187423  |  Last Updated: 7/30/2015

Addiction Medicine Physician for Chicago Suburb-Palos/Orland, IL

Palos Community Hospital
Palos Heights, IL
Applicant Contact
Anne Cullen
Physician Recruiter
(708) 226-2672
(708) 226-2423

Job Description

Addiction Medicine Physician for Chicago Area Suburb
Palos Medical Group

Less than an hour from downtown Chicago, the Palos Medical Group (PMG) is located in the beautiful suburb of Palos Heights and Orland Park, Illinois.

PMG is offering an opportunity for a highly qualified psychiatrist with addiction medicine training. If you are looking to work in a Behavioral Health department that provides a full continuum of care, this may be for you!

We are looking for a leader in our outpatient clinic to develop programs for the growing opiate-dependent population. Inpatient duties will only be necessary to monitor certain treatments requiring medication management.

Position Highlights:

We are looking to expand the current group of 9 providers with an experienced addiction medicine physician.
Palos Community Hospital's Behavioral Health experts provide community education and prevention, diagnosis and treatment, through rehabilitation and recovery services.
New physicians will join an experienced treatment team of board-certified psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice nurses, social workers, occupational therapists and counselors.
An extensive offering of inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient programs, classes and support groups allow physicians to choose the best programs and services for their patients.
A 24-hour Crisis Line is staffed with an experienced Intake Team.
Full-time employed position for a BE or BC psychiatrist in Psychiatry preferably with ASAM certification or certification as an addictionologist.
Suboxone prescription authority is a plus.
Willing to support a community need for the treatment options for opiate addiction.


Competitive Salary plus 403b plan that generously matches contributions when vested.
Generous Benefits Life, health, dental, vision, disability and other options available.
Professional Liability Coverage with No Tail Obligation!
4 Weeks of paid vacation time per calendar year plus 5 days of CME paid.
CME allowance of $5,000 annually.


BC/BE, Well-trained & Qualified Psychiatrist with Addiction Medicine training (ASAM or addictionology's certification, Suboxone authority preferred)
US Citizenship or Permanent US Visa status
Excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with all members of the health care team, patients and families
Focus on promoting evidenced-based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families
Willing to work collaboratively with Advance Practice Nurses as determined by the Palos Administration
Able to provide prevention, screening, intervention and treatment related to substance use disorders and addictions.
Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served, through consistent behavioral health methods.

If you are interested, please call or email:
Anne Cullen


Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary, sign-on bonus, cme days & funding, once vested (after 2 years) 403b investments are matched up to 5% of base compensation.

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