University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

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Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-FMDTAUNTON [#21829, 22102]
Position Title: Facility Medical Director, Taunton State Hospital
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/05/24, finished 2022/09/19, listed until 2022/11/24)
Position Description:    

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

Facility Medical Director: Taunton State Hospital

The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) seeks a board certified psychiatrist to serve as the Facility Medical Director (FMD) for Taunton State Hospital, in Taunton MA. The Facility Medical Director’s 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 will receive a faculty appointment that includes Departmental support for clinical, training and research. The benefit package is a generous state plan with holiday and paid time off totaling to more than 7 weeks. 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. (J-1 and H-1B candidates are welcome to apply).

Diversity, equity and inclusion are integral to the commitment of the Department and University. Accordingly, the Department encourages applications from qualified diverse candidates.

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:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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Department of Psychiatry
UMass Chan Medical School
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01605