Brockton Hospital Chief of Psychiatry in Brockton, Massachusetts

We have a wonderful opportunity for an established Psychiatrist with leadership experience to lead a group of 4 Psychiatrist and a Nurse Practitioner in an acute care general hospital just 40 minutes from Boston. This is a 22-bed active adult inpatient unit in a general hospital, the average LOS is 6.9 days.

We are looking for an innovator to provide leadership for the department, demonstrate a high level of initiative and independence in carrying out the administrative and patient care functions. Establish, implement, and update administrative and clinical goals, policies, and procedures. Manage the consultation to medical surgical and ED patients, evaluation of management, coordination with consultation/triage an inpatient teams. Consult with attending medical physicians and specialists as needed in development of timely treatment and discharge planning. Shared weeknight call is 1:5, and currently weekends/onsite are optional and paid separately.

This is a clinical leader role, a percentage of the physician's time, 50-60%, will be devoted to patient care.

Requirements

  • Experienced in strategic planning and clinical program development.5+ years of Clinical Psychiatry experience

  • Current MA License, or eligible to attain full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in MA.

  • Previous experience as a Division Chair or equivalent leadership position.

  • Board Certified in Psychiatry or Board Eligible.