In this full-time position, we are seeking a child and adolescent psychiatrist to join our nationally recognized multidisciplinary psychiatry consultation-liaison service. This position involves assessment and treatment of patients hospitalized on inpatient medical and surgical units as well as teaching and education of pediatric trainees, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, psychology trainees and medical students. The position may include an interface one day each week with primary care pediatricians through participation in our Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program. Support will be provided for involvement in scholarly activities and quality improvement initiatives on the service. This is the ideal position for the physician wanting an academic career in the field of pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry.
We are looking for individuals with a collaborative nature who can build working partnerships both within and outside Department. Candidates for these positions must be board eligible/certified in general and child/adolescent psychiatry. All positions will include an appointment at Harvard Medical School along with teaching opportunities. For each of these positions academic level will be at least one rank below professor with salary dependent upon experience and qualifications.. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit their application electronically – including CV and brief statement detailing relevant experience – to Patricia Ibeziako, MD, Associate Chief for Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children's Hospital, at email@example.com
Internal Number: 2019.2.12
About Boston Children's Hospital
Embedded in Boston Children's Hospital, the #1 children's hospital from the U.S. News & World Report, the Department of Psychiatry (Department) is focused on the development and implementation of a responsive behavioral health care continuum so as to provide children and adolescents with the right services in the right setting at the right time. To do so, the Department has embraced a stepped-care approach to mental health care whereby patients are grouped into mild, moderate, or severe levels of functioning as a means of determining the most effective care setting. It has been estimated that about 65% of youth with behavioral health problems will have mild/moderate functioning and be managed in primary care; while the remaining 35% will require specialty BH care either outpatient or inpatient. The Department embraces that the establishment of an effective behavioral health care continuum will require successful collaborative care partnerships with primary care providers, school professionals, and community mental health providers. With nearly 50 child psychiatrists and over 100 psychologists, the Department provides has outpatient, inpatient, CBAT, and consultation specialty ...psychiatry services. The Department is committed to the highest quality of care, innovative research, education of the next generation of educators, and the wellness of its staff.