Medical Director - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Service

Cambridge, MA
Mar 09, 2018
Position Type
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a well-respected, nationally recognized and award-winning public healthcare system, is recruiting a Medical Director for our Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Service. CHA is a teaching affiliate of both Harvard Medical School (HMS) and Tufts University School of Medicine. Our system is comprised of three campuses and an integrated network of both primary and specialty outpatient care practices in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's Metro North Region.

This full time position will oversee the Psychiatry Inpatient Service, which consists of 27 inpatient beds across two inpatient units and serves the entire pediatric population. The incoming Medical Director will work in close collaboration with the Associate Chief Nursing Officer for psychiatry, the Nurse Manager and the Manager of Social Work. The position reports to the Division Chief and is part of the division leadership group. Training and education is an important function and oversight of trainees is expected, as well as close collaboration with the different training programs.

The position is based in Cambridge and candidates should be Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Very light weekend call. Average caseload is 6-8 patients per day and support from medical specialties and other multidisciplinary resources are readily available. Harvard Medical School appointment commensurate with medical school criteria.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.