University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

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Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-PMHNPBC [#24913, 23093]
Position Title: Facility Behavioral Health Director, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practictioner, Brockton Multi-Service Center
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/05/24, finished 2024/01/02, listed until 2024/07/01)
Position Description:    

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

BROCKTON MULTI-SERVICE CENTER FACILITY, BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIRECTOR, PSYCHIATRIC MENTAL HEALTH NURSE PRACTIONER The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) seeks a board-certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP-BC) to serve as the Facility Behavioral Health Director (FBHD) for The Brockton Multi-Service Center (BMSC) in Brockton, MA. Clinical services located at the site include an outpatient behavioral health and medication management clinic, Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS), Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT), and DMH case management services. The Facility Behavioral Health Director’s responsibility is to provide administrative and clinical oversight for the DMH operated clinical services at BMSC including supervision of the facility’s psychiatric providers, clinic census management, and Joint Commission compliance. In addition, the Facility Behavioral Health Director interfaces with center leadership to ensure appropriate management and monitoring of clinic revenue and participates in regular clinical and risk consultation meetings, as well as quality and performance improvement initiatives. The Facility Behavioral Health Director will maintain a caseload of outpatients and provide clinical coverage as needed. We seek an inspired leader, committed to the recovery model of care. Ideal candidates will possess both a depth and breadth of advanced practice psychiatric-mental health nursing experience, as well as demonstrated leadership and management acumen. A master’s degree in nursing (MSN) is required, a doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) is preferred. Nursing licensure and controlled substance registration, along with full independent nurse practitioner practice authority, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is required. Successful candidates will receive a faculty appointment that includes Departmental support for clinical, training and research. The benefit package includes generous holiday and paid time off for professional development totaling to more than 7 weeks; generous medical, dental, and malpractice insurance; eligibility to participate in the state’s defined benefit pension plan or a defined contribution retirement plan; and an annual practice allowance. There is the option for voluntary night, weekend, and holiday coverage with highly competitive reimbursement. 
The Department of Mental Health also has very lucrative student loan repayment programs-candidates who provide direct care or case management in one of DMH’s State-operated programs are eligible for a generous repayment package in exchange for four (4) years of dedicated service. Part-time awards are available, prorated up to 50%. Learn more about eligibility and program details:
 J-1 and H-1B candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply. The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health participates in the J-1 Waiver Program for positions, like the Attending Psychiatrist, hired into state operated programs. For additional information about the Department of Psychiatry you can view our web site at For questions about this position please contact Brian Daly, MD, Vice Chair, Public Sector Psychiatry at 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.

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