Adult Psychiatry- Inpatient Medical Director

Location
Salem, Massachusetts
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
Ref
271303
Position Type
Permanent
Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at Salem Hospital, in affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General), has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director of an adult inpatient psychiatry unit at the Epstein Center for Behavioral Health.

The Epstein Center for Behavioral Health is a 120-bed inpatient facility that includes two adult units, one child and adolescent unit, and one geriatric unit, embedded in a full-service medical center. Each unit includes a team of social workers and a psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to support physicians, optimize workflow, and improve patient care. There is a dedicated medical team, the Epstein Medical Service, that rounds daily and is available to support the psychiatrists in providing the highest quality medical care to psychiatric patients.

The Medical Director of the adult psychiatric unit provides clinical and administrative leadership to the service in addition to providing direct clinical care. This includes oversight of other physicians, supervision of a nurse practitioner, oversight of the admissions process, leading quality improvement, and generally setting a high standard of care.

The Department of Psychiatry at Mass General is consistently ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and works with Salem Hospital as a community partner. There are multiple opportunities for teaching on-site, and a Tufts Medical School faculty appointment is available for physicians who participates in medical student teaching. There are also educational and research opportunities on-site and at Mass General and Harvard Medical School for the appropriate interested candidate.

Salaries are extremely competitive. Evening and weekend call are very reasonable and provide significant additional compensation.

Salem is located on the North Shore of Massachusetts, only 15 miles north of Boston. This region features all the advantages of proximity to a wonderful metropolitan area.

Interested individuals should send their CV and letter of interest to Louis Caligiuri, Executive Director of Physician Recruiting at lcaligiuri@partners.org.

Salem Hospital is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required. The position is eligible to participate in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

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