University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

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Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-AMDSEA [#23600, 23-035]
Position Title: Area Medical Director: Department of Mental Health Southeast Area
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: (posted 2022/11/04, listed until 2023/05/04)
Position Description:    

Area Medical Director: Department of Mental Health Southeast Area 

 ****Physicians hired before January 30th 2023 may be eligible for up to $300,000 in loan forgiveness from the State of Massachusetts. *****

 The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) seeks a board-certified psychiatrist licensed in Massachusetts to serve as the Area Medical Director for the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health (DMH) Southeast Area. The Area Medical Director’s primary responsibility is to support the delivery of clinically effective and high quality behavioral healthcare to the diverse persons served by DMH. The Area Medical Director provides clinical leadership, in partnership with DMH Southeast Area leadership and statewide Clinical and Professional Services staff, to the DMH operated and contracted continuum of care. Specifically, the Area Medical Director is responsible for conducting behavioral health evaluations and clinical reviews to determine level of care and treatment for persons served by DMH, participating in clinical case consultations, as well as eligibility and risk reviews, and in program development and quality improvement activities. The successful candidate is an inspirational leader in the recovery model of care and embraces DMH’s goals of providing access to services and supports to meet the mental health needs of individuals of all ages; enabling them to live, work, and participate in their communities. 

 For additional information about the Department of Psychiatry please view our web site at https://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry ;
 For questions about this position please contact Brian Daly, MD, Vice Chair, Public Sector Psychiatry at bdaly@communityhealthlink.org 

 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 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 larger psychiatry faculty at UMass Chan are invited to identify themselves during the application process.


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:
https://www.umassmed.edu/psychiatry
email
508-856-8507 (Geoff Bottone)
 
Department of Psychiatry
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcestrer, MA
01605