The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) seeks an experienced board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to serve as the Department of Mental Health (DMH) Area Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for the DMH Western Massachusetts Area. This is a .50 FTE part-time position.
The primary responsibilities are to support the delivery of clinically effective and high-quality behavioral healthcare to youth and families served by DMH. More specific responsibilities include conducting mental health evaluations, clinical case consultations, assessments to determine level of care and for treatment planning, program development and quality improvement consultation. In addition, there will be opportunities to provide clinical consultation to other EOHHS agencies, DMH vendors and to inpatient facilities. These responsibilities include in-state travel.
As a clinical leader for the state’s mental health authority, we are looking for a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist who is familiar with state agencies, has expertise in systems consultation, and is skilled in clinical collaboration and teaching. A UMMS academic faculty appointment will be based on prior experience. There are opportunities for research, including protected time depending on experience and goals.
As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMS recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. Excellent salary; superb benefits package.
Successful candidates must be a licensed Massachusetts physician with board certification in Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Preferred qualifications would include facility in teaching professionals, lay public, consumers, as well as trainees such as medical students and residents.
Internal Number: 18550
About UMass Medical School
Welcome to the University of Massachusetts and UMass Memorial Health Department of Psychiatry located in beautiful central Massachusetts. We are the largest provider of psychiatric services in central Massachusetts, with over 400 faculty members and 12 hospitals and community mental health centers.
We are fortunate to be part of the University of Massachusetts Medical School, a world class research and educational institution, and the UMass Memorial Health System that offers cutting edge, exceptional care. Our department offers patient-centered clinical care at UMass Memorial Medical Center, our academic teaching hospital, and in a variety of community and hospital settings. We have critical state partnerships, including staff in the historic Worcester Recovery Center where the father of the American Psychiatric Association developed humane care for people with mental health disorders.
Our research focuses on treatment, implementation and prevention of psychiatric illness with a mission to improve the mental health of individuals in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and beyond. Our residency program trains seven residents per year, including general psychiatry and specialty... tracks for combined adult and child psychiatry and combined neurology. We are especially proud of our post residency training programs that include specialty opportunities in child psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychopharmacology, women’s mental health and neuropsychiatry.
From research to training to excellence in clinical care, the Department of Psychiatry at UMass offers outstanding leadership in behavioral health.