The Department of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital has an exciting new opportunity for a child and adolescent psychiatrist who is interested in ensuring the provision of the highest quality evidence-based patient-centered care to children and adolescents across our psychiatric care continuum. While we are open to inquiries from anyone who might be interested in joining the Department, we are currently interested in filling the following program leadership position.
In this full-time position, we are seeking a talented administrative leader and superb clinician who will be responsible for overseeing the Outpatient Psychiatry Service (OPS) on our Longwood campus as well as at our new Waltham site. We are looking for an individual who can further enhance our sub-specialty OPS clinics, strengthen bridges with our pediatric and surgical integrated care programs and our acute psychiatry services (emergency, consultation, inpatient, residential), and help develop outpatient Telehealth opportunities. This position includes ensuring highest quality teaching and education of child and adolescent psychiatry fellows and general psychiatry residents. Support will be provided for involvement in quality improvement initiatives pertaining to the OPS. This is the ideal position for the physician who envisions an academic career impacting health care through enhancing the accessibility and quality of outpatient psychiatric services for children and their families.
We are looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist who can work collaboratively to strengthen partnerships with colleagues and programs both within and outside the Department. The candidate for this position must be board eligible/certified in general and child/adolescent psychiatry. Harvard Medical School faculty appointment at the rank of Instructor or Assistant/Associate Professor would be commensurate with experience, training, and achievements.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
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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.