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Associate Medical Director - Psychiatry - Massachusetts (MA)

Company: Cross Country Search
Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Associate Medical Director - Community Healthlink
Worcester, MA

The UMass Memorial Health Care Department of Psychiatry is the largest provider of psychiatric services in central Massachusetts with over 400 faculty members who work in a variety of settings within UMass Memorial Health Care, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the public sector.

Community Healthlink (CHL) has a long tradition of bringing excellent mental health and substance use disorder services to our city and region, from its inception as a community mental health agency to its current role as a key member organization at UMass Memorial Health. We seek a BE/BC psychiatrist to serve as Associate Medical Director, CHL due to current volume and expansion as well as pending CBHC (Correctional Behavioral Health Certification).

  • The Associate Medical Director, CHL will supervise psychiatric professionals and participate in strategic, program, and policy development efforts.
  • Outpatient and inpatient clinical participation is flexible based on candidate interests and faculty involvement at UMass Medical School. CHL programs and services include:
    • Adult and child outpatient mental health treatment
    • Round-the-clock emergency mental health and substance use evaluation and services
    • Rehabilitation services for adults with serious mental illness (by DMH referral)
    • Substance abuse treatment services for adults and adolescents, including inpatient programs, residential recovery treatment, and outpatient counseling
    • The only inpatient adolescent substance use disorder treatment program in Massachusetts
    • Geriatric behavioral health consultation services As the second largest city in New England, Worcester has powered a rise of booming technology, research, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. The area is rich in history and cultural diversity. You will find:
      • some of the safest towns to reside, as well as some of the best public-school systems in the United States.
      • a variety of affordable housing options from newly renovated condominiums to gracious Victorian homes.
      • numerous restaurants, theater groups, and concert venues.
      • our central location is just miles from Boston, Providence, Newport, Rhode Island, and Cape Cod, with a short ride to the scenic Berkshire and Wachusett Mountains! Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the commitment of the Department and University. Accordingly, the Department seeks qualified candidates who can contribute to racial equity, diversity, and inclusion through service, mentorship, teaching, and scholarship. Further, the Department is keenly interested in diversifying its faculty and staff and encourages applications from diverse candidates. Candidates from historically underrepresented group(s) in higher education and medicine are encouraged to apply. Candidates who possess personal characteristics that might be considered as diversifying elements among the clinical team and the large psychiatry faculty at UMMS are invited to identify themselves during the application process.

        Applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae addressed to:

        Benita Routman

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