Psychiatry - Department Chair

Employer
Trinity Health
Location
Maywood, Illinois
Closing date
Jul 31, 2023

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Specialty
Psychiatry
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
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Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (SSOM) is seeking a Psychiatrist with experience as an outstanding academic leader and record of excellence in clinical practice to serve as its next Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences located in Maywood, Illinois.

Located within the SSOM, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences has integrated services across Loyola Medicine to achieve high quality, leading-edge, patient-centered care. This is an excellent opportunity to lead a growing behavioral health program and to expand service to a broader population with an emphasis of fostering excellence in education and research.

The successful candidate will be an accomplished and outstanding leader with a demonstrated ability to set a vision, effectively inspire, manage, and mentor. The next Chair will set the tone and footprint for the Department in a manner that promotes the care and well-being of our growing patient base using the latest techniques and patient visit experience opportunities to achieve an outstanding performance in outcomes as well as emphasizes educational and scholarly activity.

Interested candidates must possess an M.D. or equivalent degree, board certification, and warrant qualification for appointment as Associate Professor or Professor at SSOM.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right Psychiatry physician to lead the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences at Loyola University Medical Center.

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE

Loyola University Medical Center offers an excellent compensation commensurate with professional experience and benefits package for the right candidate.

ABOUT THE FACILITY

Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC) is a 61 acre medical center campus conveniently located in Maywood, 13 miles west of the Chicago Loop. LUMC is a quaternary care facility with 547 licensed beds, a Level I Trauma Center, nationally recognized Burn Center, renowned Transplant Center, and a special 20-bed unit for patients undergoing stem cell transplant. The center provides top hospital care in all medical specialties, including orthopedics, nephrology, cardiology, cancer, ophthalmology, and surgery.

The medical center was again designated a Level III Perinatal Center by the Illinois Department of Public Health, a designation recognizing centers that have demonstrated the highest level of expertise in caring for women with high-risk pregnancies, their unborn babies, and critically ill newborns.

LUMC has a close partnership with Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital. Most faculty members have joint appointments at Hines and Loyola students and resident physicians rotate through Hines as part of their training. Researchers from Loyola and Hines collaborate closely on many federally funded studies

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (LUCSSOM) is committed to scholarship and the education of medical professionals and biomedical scientists. The school, including its faculty, trainees, and staff are called to go beyond facts, experimentation, and treatment of disease to prepare people to lead extraordinary lives and treat the human spirit in an environment that encourages innovation, embraces diversity, respects life, and values human dignity.

LUCSSOM believes that thoughtful scholarly excellence, service, stewardship, and continuing reflection advance our ability to contribute high-impact research and provide the highest-quality education.

Loyola University Health System (LUHS) is a private, Catholic-Jesuit healthcare provider based in the western suburbs of Chicago. With 800 licensed beds and over $1B in revenues, LUHS is a nationally recognized academic medical center with a rich tradition of going beyond the illness to treat the whole person. LUHS believes that its Catholic heritage and Jesuit traditions of excellence, leadership, inclusiveness, respect and concern for others, and desire to help those who are less privileged in life advances the healing mission in the communities it serves. LUHS also believes that thoughtful stewardship; learning and constant reflection on experience improves all it does as it strives to provide the highest quality healthcare.

LUHS includes a core academic hospital (Loyola University Medical Center) located on its main campus in Maywood, a community hospital (Gottlieb Memorial Hospital) located three miles from the main campus in Melrose Park, and an extensive network of more than 28 specialty and primary care centers in Cook, Will and DuPage counties. LUHS is home to approximately 7,000 staff members, 650 full-time faculty members, and 600 residents and fellows. LUHS is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic Health Systems in the United States.

For more information on Loyola University Health System, please visit https://www.loyolamedicine.org.

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION

Chicago, Illinois is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles with 2.7 million residents. Chicago s top sights bustle with activity all year round - ice skating in Millennium Park, sightseeing through Lincoln Park Zoo, playing at Navy Pier, shopping along the Magnificent Mile. For more action, take in a professional game like the Bulls, Blackhawks and Bears or make it a fun night out at a piano bar or comedy club like The Second City.

The season is ripe for arts and culture as well. Immerse yourself in the vibrant theater scene at Steppenwolf, Goodman, or Broadway in Chicago. Explore museums and galleries of every variety, like the beloved Shedd Aquarium and esteemed Art Institute of Chicago. Take in sensational performances from live music, comedy, dance, and opera.

For more information on Chicago, visit www.choosechicago.com/

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve.

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at www.trinity-health.org.

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