As Facility Medical Director (FMD), you will serve as the chief physician and clinician for the Hathorne units at the Tewksbury Hospital. You will work closely with the Facility Director, the Director of Nursing and other administrative leadership for the hospital. You will be responsible for the provision of care and treatment delivered by the clinical inpatient services. You will oversee the development, implementation, maintenance, monitoring and improvement of all clinical programs in the Hospital.
You will be responsible for the maintenance of professional practice standards, staff composition, performance evaluation, education, and training. In addition, you will be responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the psychiatrists and the midlevel prescriber clinicians assigned to include, but not limited to, Tufts Medical School clinicians, credentialed per diem and locum physicians/midlevel prescriber clinicians.
You will also provide medical leadership to ensure that the Hospital meets CMS, Joint Commission, DMH, DPH standards and help the Hospital prepare for all licensure and accreditation reviews. In addition, you may be involved with DMH service providers DMH contracted agencies, providing consultations if deemed appropriate, and providing periodic cross coverage on units when staffing is short and to cover as the doctor on call (DOC) if needed. As Chief of Psychiatry, your clinical work and documentation should meet all applicable standards and be an example for the rest of the staff
As a member of the Tufts Medical Center staff, you will also be eligible for faculty appointment, at a rank determined by the Tufts University School of Medicine. Faculty Members are expected to demonstrate excellence in one or more Areas of Distinction that provide a unifying theme for their Academic Activities, achievements and scholarship; to demonstrate effectiveness in Educational Activities; and to participate in Academic Service; along with participation in the education mission which may include clinical teaching as well as didactic instruction for medical students, residents and other learners.
Interested candidates, please send your confidential CV to:
Senior Physician Recruitment and Retention Consultant
Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization is an EEO/AA employer.
Internal Number: TEWK112018
About Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization
Tufts Medical Center has 415 beds and the Floating Hospital for Children has 94 beds hospital beds. We are consistently at the forefront of medical and health policy research. Tufts Medical Center is in the top 15 percent of independent institutions receiving federal research funding and conducts $50 million annually in extramurally funded research. Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital offer 43 resident and fellowship programs with 451 residents and fellows. In addition, Tufts Medical Center is one of two hospitals in Boston with a focus on cardiac transplantation. We performed 56 heart transplants in 2017.