University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry

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Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-APTAUNTON [#27686, 24-087]
Position Title: Attending Psychiatrist, 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: (posted 2024/05/28, listed until 2024/11/28)
Position Description:    


The University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School (UMass Chan) seeks a board-certified or board-eligible adult psychiatrist to serve as an Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist for the Department of Mental Health operated inpatient psychiatric units at Taunton State Hospital in Taunton, MA. The units are composed of 60 adult psychiatric beds serving persons in need of forensic evaluation and continuing inpatient care.

The Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist is responsible for providing direct clinical care to adult inpatients under the supervision of the Facility Medical Director. The Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist is a part of a multi-disciplinary team and participates in regular clinical and risk consultation meetings, as well as quality and performance improvement initiatives.

We seek an inspired clinician, committed to the recovery model of care. Ideal candidates will possess both a depth and breadth of adult psychiatric experience and commitment to public sector psychiatry. The selected candidate will be recommended for a UMass Chan faculty appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor based on qualifications.

Our 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. This position may be eligible for loan repayment programs via the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health.

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