Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Intensive Services

Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Dec 14, 2021
Position Type
The Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS) is seeking an experienced and passionate leader to serve as the Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Intensive Services. CHA, a well-respected, nationally recognized, and award-winning public healthcare system, is one of the region's leading providers of behavioral and mental health care. Our system is comprised of three Hospital campuses and an integrated network of both primary and specialty outpatient care practices in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston's Metro North Region, with a fully integrated medical record system (EPIC).

The successful candidate will provide clinical and administrative leadership for all intensive services for the pediatric age (up to 18) in the Department of Psychiatry. These services include the new CHA Center of Excellence for Child & Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Care at CHA Somerville Hospital, which will provide a transformative continuum of patient- and family- centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs.

The candidate will provide clinical oversight of teaching and research activities in the service. An HMS appointment will be commensurate with HMS appointment criteria and candidate qualifications.

CHA offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement accounts with matching, generous PTO, CME allotment (time and dollars) and much more.

Qualified candidates will have relevant inpatient experience in a leadership position and be BC in psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry. Please visit to learn more and apply through our secure candidate portal. CVs and letters of interest may be sent to Jacob Venter, MD, MBA, Vice Chief of Psychiatry, c/o Melissa Kelley, CHA Provider Recruiter via email at CHA's Department of Provider Recruitment may be reached by phone at (617) 665-3555.

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, relationship identity or relationship structure, gender identity or expression, 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.