DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under direction of the Developmental Disabilities (DD) Services Medical Director, as an Illinois licensed physician, serves as a primary physician providing general medical examinations and diagnostic and treatment services for intellectually and developmentally disabled individuals. Serves on standing committees and participates in facility meetings; provides on-call medical services; provides medical services to new and existing employees.
Requires an Illinois license to practice medicine. Requires working knowledge of the basic principles and practices of general medicine and surgery, including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. Requires working knowledge of recent developments in the field of general medicine. Requires ability to medically treat illness and injury and perform routine medical diagnoses. Requires ability to evaluate the quality of medical care and treatment and coordinate medical services with other professional disciplines and supportive personnel. Requires ability to establish rapport with the individuals. Requires ability to provide technical medical leadership and direction over other medical service delivery personnel and establish effective working relationships. Requires ability to prepare detailed and accurate medical records and reports.