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Date:  May 26, 2023

Anna, IL, US, 62906-1652

Job Requisition ID:  26477

Agency :  Department of Human Services 

Opening Date:  05/26/2023
Closing Date/Time: 06/26/2023

Salary:   Anticipated Salary: $10,665 - $15,660 per month  
Job Type:   Salaried Full Time  
County:   Union  
Number of Vacancies:   1  
Plan/BU:   RC063  


This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.


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Posting Identification Number  10-80-26477

Position Overview

 The Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire a Physician for the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center to perform general medical examinations for individuals served, facility wide. Provides diagnostic and treatment services. Provides facility-wide consultation and coverage to medical staff. Ensures treatment of individuals meets standards of care. Evaluates assigned cases at Intake. Provides in-service training to other staff. Serves as an intermediary and advocate for individuals during community-based consultations, treatment and outpatient care. Serves as Physician on call.  

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs general medical examinations for individuals served at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center facility wide.
  2. Makes daily rounds evaluating individual’s progress, treatment and effectiveness of prescribed medications.
  3. Refers individuals to community-based providers for specialized consultations, treatment and inpatient care.
  4. Serves as Physician on-call.
  5. Conducts physical examinations for injured employees associated with workplace (service-connected) injuries.
  6. Provides facility-wide consultation and coverage to medical staff.
  7. Serves as an active member on assigned committees to provide expertise in the areas of treatment, development, etc.
  8. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


Minimum Qualifications

  1. Requires an Illinois license to practice medicine.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. One (1) year of professional experience evaluating and providing quality medical care to adult individuals. 
  2. One (1) year of professional experience coordinating medical services with other professional disciplines and supportive personnel.
  3. One (1) year of professional experience evaluating, diagnosing and treating adult individuals in accordance with best practices.
  4. One (1) year of professional experience communicating effectively both verbally and in writing.
  5. One (1) year of professional experience preparing comprehensive and specialized medical records and reports.
  6. One (1) year of professional experience treating adults with intellectual and developmentally disabled individuals.

Conditions of Employment

  1. Requires the ability to serves as Physician on-call for medical advice or emergency medical assistance after business hours, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  2. Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others.
  3. Requires the ability to establish rapport with individuals.
  4. Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.
  5. Requires the ability to travel.
  6. Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.
  7. Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.
  8. Requires ability to meet all agency vaccine/health-related policies and guidance.

Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:00am - 4:30pm. Serves as Physician on call.  
Work Location: 1000 N Main St Anna, IL 62906-1652 

Division of Developmental Disabilities

Choate Mental Health & Developmental Center

Choate Center – Medical Services
Agency Contact:

Job Family:  Health Services; Social Services  


About the Agency:

The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.


As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:
• A Pension Program
• Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
• 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
• 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
• 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)
   * Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)
• 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years
• Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)
• 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
• Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan
• Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)
• Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility
• 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions
• Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
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