Waukesha County

Full Time Chief Psychiatrist

The Waukesha County (Wisconsin) Department of Health and Human Services is recruiting a full time Chief Psychiatrist to work on our Inpatient service. The position is supported by a professional multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, clinical therapists and substance abuse counselors. Responsibilities also include direct patient care and participation in the planning and development of the county’s behavioral health system, using evidence-based practices, person-centered planning, and recovery principles. This position reports to the Clinical Director (a psychiatrist).

The Clinical Services Division serves a wide variety of age groups and diagnostic categories and has several specialty treatment services including a 28 bed adult inpatient unit, intensive outpatient programs for substance abuse, mental health services for children and families, community based supports, and medication assistance for clients unable to afford their prescriptions. Additionally, Waukesha County is recognized for its collaborative programs such as the alcohol treatment court and drug treatment court. The Chief Psychiatrist participates in activities of the Medical Staff and in the systematic planning and review of health services of the department. The successful candidate will be experienced in general adult and substance abuse treatment and have experience in working with a multidisciplinary team.

Educational requirements are possession of a degree from a recognized medical school, completion of an approved internship, completion of three years of approved residency training in psychiatry and possession of or eligibility to obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Wisconsin. Board certification in psychiatry or eligibility required.

The annual salary range for the Chief Psychiatrist position is $200,616- $242,757