PSYCHIATRIST ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR, CHL - WORCESTER

Physician Worcester, Massachusetts


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.  We integrate our clinical, research, teaching and community partnership activities to help individuals and families transform their lives through recovery from mental illness and addiction.

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. Its 1300 employees serve over 22,000 individuals each year, and its programs assist patients across the life span.  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.
  • The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated commitment and passion for community psychiatry and an interest in a leadership role advocating for and promoting the wellbeing of traditionally underserved population.

CHL programs and services include:

  • Adult and child outpatient mental health treatment
  • Primary care for adult outpatient mental health clients
  • 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
  • PACT Team (Programs for Assertive Community Treatment)
  • Geriatric behavioral health consultation services

 

The Hospital has outstanding training programs which include 27 residents and fellows as well as 16 trainees. Our Psychiatry positions offer the opportunity for involvement in a full range of activities. We are a national leader in public sector psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, neurodevelopmental disorders, biological psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychosocial rehabilitation, women’s mental health, and addiction psychiatry.

 

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. 
  • several highly regarded colleges including Clark University, The College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
  • 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!

In short, Worcester provides a myriad of social, cultural, and recreational amenities making this area a truly desirable location in which to practice and live.

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.

 

Come join the best place to give care, the best place to get care, and the best place for YOU!

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

Alan P. Brown, MD
Vice-Chairman of UMMS Department of Psychiatry for BH Integration and Population Health

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Family Medicine and Community Health
University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMass Memorial Medical Center
 

c/o: Selena Dickherber

[email protected]


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMH recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.


We are an affirmative action and equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.