University of Massachusetts Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

367 16465
Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-FMDPOC [#16465, 20-088]
Position Title: Psychiatry Facility Medical Director
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: finished (2020/06/19, finished 2021/06/08, listed until 2022/05/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***


The University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) seeks a board-certified psychiatrist to serve as the Facility Medical Director (FMD) for The Cape Cod and the Islands Community Mental Health Center in Pocasset, MA. The Facility Medical Directors primary responsibility is to provide administrative and clinical oversight for the DMH operated and contracted state hospital and community support programs. 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. 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. The Department of Psychiatry is a national leader in public sector psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, neurodevelopmental disorders, biological psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, forensic psychiatry, psychosocial rehabilitation, womens mental health, and addiction psychiatry. 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. We are the largest provider of psychiatric services in central Massachusetts with over 350 faculty and 10 hospitals and community mental health centers. Our residency program trains 7 residents per year including general psychiatry and specialty tracks for combined adult and child psychiatry and combined neurology and psychiatry. We offer fellowships in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Adult Developmental Disabilities. The successful candidate will receive a faculty appointment and access to Departmental support for clinical, training and research purposes. The department sponsors weekly CME and risk management training opportunities throughout the academic year. The benefit package is designed specifically for Medical School Faculty, including malpractice coverage, health, disability and life insurance, in addition to retirement savings with the option of a pension plan. There are 13 paid holidays, 4 weeks of paid vacation, three paid conference days, 2 paid personal days, and a $3,000 annual practice allowance. There is no required on-call. There is the option for voluntary night, weekend and holiday coverage with highly competitive reimbursement.

For additional information about our mission driven Department of Psychiatry please view our web site at For questions about this position please contact Marie Hobart, MD, Vice Chair, Public Sector Psychiatry at or via Geoffrey Bottone at 508-856-8507, email at

Interested applicants should apply directly at: (J-1 and H-1B candidates are welcome to apply).

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.

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.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMass Chan recognizes the added value of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.

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

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