Medical Director, Inpatient Psychiatry

Western Massachusetts
Sep 14, 2023
Position Type
Baystate Health, western MA only academic center and tertiary care provider and home to Baystate Medical Practices, the largest multispecialty group in the region or the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School – Baystate, is seeking an experienced psychiatrist to lead our inpatient Psychiatry unit at Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield, MA.

• Provide clinical leadership for the 22-bed Behavioral Health - Adult Psychiatric Treatment Unit at Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC).

• The Medical Director will be an active clinician who is also responsible for the oversight and supervision of inpatient behavioral health staff and consultation services in collaboration with the Chair of Psychiatry at Baystate Medical Center.

• Faculty appointment to University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School- Baystate. Establish academic presence at our community hospital by developing curriculum to support rotations for medical students, residents, and fellows. Opportunity to potentially create innovative new combined Family Medicine/Psychiatry residency based at BFMC.

•Enjoy an academically rich and progressive community where you will have strong leadership support to innovate and develop your career as an educator and leader within the organization and beyond.

Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC), is an 89-bed community hospital that joined Baystate Health in 1986. BFMC provides high-quality inpatient and outpatient services to communities in Franklin and Hampshire counties, as well as southern Vermont. Specialized programs include wound care and hyperbaric medicine, heart and vascular care, cancer care, family-centered obstetrical care, sports medicine, specialty medical and surgical services, inpatient behavioral medicine, and 24-hour emergency services. The hospital boasts a state-of-the-art surgical center and endoscopy center. Located 45 minutes from Baystate Medical Center, BFMC has the warm feel of a community hospital with all the support of our large academic tertiary hospital at its disposal.

•Competitive sign on bonus
•Relocation allowance
•Flexible schedule
•Generous base compensation and incentive bonus
•CME allowance and time
•Immediate access to PTO
•Lucrative 403b match and 457b plan
•High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision Insurance
•Non-profit organization – *eligible for PSLF program (the PSLF is a government program that is administered separately from Baystate Health)
•Free financial advisor
•Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health and so much more!

Join an organization that has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement and often are among the first adopters of better ways to deliver care. Move further and more broadly with us into managing the whole health needs of a population of patients under a global budget using a population health model. Be a part of an inspired and compassionate team working together to take care of all in the community who need us.

YOU BELONG AT BAYSTATE. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. We are committed to increasing diverse representation among leadership, providers, and all roles across our organization through changes in policies, procedures, and practices to build equity across the organization.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will be ABMS Board Certified Psychiatrist and have relevant inpatient and leadership experience. Strong commitment to collaboration, courage, quality and lifelong learning is essential.

All correspondence can be directed to:
Dr. Barry Sarvet, Chief of Psychiatry
C/O Ariana Caradiaz, MBA, CPRP
Sr. Physician and APP Recruiter
Phone: 413-333-6035 Email: