Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

367 10062
Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-AMD [#10062, 18-010]
Position Title: Area Medical Director
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/10/05, finished 2019/01/06, listed until 2018/07/05)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Area Medical Director: Department of Mental Health Central Massachusetts Area

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) seeks a board certified psychiatrist to serve as the Area Medical Director for Central Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH). The Area Medical Director’s primary responsibility is to provide administrative and clinical oversight for the DMH operated and contracted community and facility based service system. As a clinical leader within DMH, we are looking for inspired leadership in the recovery model of care for the people we serve. More specific responsibilities include utilization management, risk management, support for DMH initiatives, and oversight of clinical and psychopharmacology services. A full-time Area Medical Director may spend about 20% working on special projects as directed by the DMH State Medical Director. A UMMS academic faculty appointment will be based on prior experience. There are opportunities for research, including protected time depending on experience and goals. Successful candidates must be a licensed Massachusetts physician with board certification in psychiatry. Preferred qualifications would include facility in teaching professionals, lay public, consumers, as well as trainees such as medical students and residents.

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. Interested applicants should apply at AA/EOE

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Department of Psychiatry
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

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