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Medical Administrator III

Anticipated Salary Range: $129,744/year thru$205,524/year
CLOSING DATE: 01/15/21 05:00 PM
Under management direction of the Chief of Clinical Services, serves as DMH Medical Director for all civil patient services within state operated facilities; provides psychiatry medical expertise developing, guiding and coordinating the Department goals, practice, standards, policies and procedures and research for the evaluation and treatment of individuals referred to our inpatient facilities. In conjunction with Facility Directors, clinically supervises the Medical Directors, Department physicians and staff assigned to inpatient civil unit programs and cases and works with outpatient providers to increase community capacity for referrals; provides clinical matrix supervision to the Medical Directors at Alton, Chester, Chicago-Read, Elgin, Madden and McFarland Mental Health facilities.
Requires Illinois licensure to practice medicine and completion of an approved residency in Psychiatry. Requires three years of substantive medical experience in clinical/medical program direction, planning and evaluation at an administrative level in a mental health setting. Requires ability to interact with and communicate clearly and tactfully with a wide range of individuals, including state agency officials, court officials, correctional and detention facility officials, community service providers, advocacy group leadership, legislatures and members of the media. Prefers extensive knowledge of the Mental Health Code, DHS rules and various accreditation and certification bodies.
Work Hours
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Work Location         
Division of Mental Health
Clinton Building
401 S Clinton
Interested candidates will need to submit a completed CMS100 application to The CMS100 can be found on on the Forms page. For help on completing the application, please see or email