The Department of Psychiatry at the Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is recruiting a Chief of Psychology to lead the Division of Psychology and participate in the new strategic plan to address health care disparities, racism, and mental health needs of our diverse communities and patient populations. As part of the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, the Department has a long history of multidisciplinary clinical care, research, and training. Cambridge Health Alliance is a safety net public health system and has been an innovator of psychology training, as well as medical education, residency training, social work training, school-based mental health, and integrated/collaborative care.
CHA seeks to be a leader in the development of a learning health system and learning health community, by prioritizing Patient-Centered/Personalized Care, Population Health and Practice- Based Research to provide the most effective care possible and address the unmet mental health needs of the communities we serve.
As part of the Department’s Leadership, the Chief of Psychology will be instrumental in driving the department forward in the use of patient data to inform equitable health care, choosing the type of care appropriate for each patient, academic scholarship, and models for training mental health professionals for the future workforce.
Applicants should have experience in clinical care and operations, a demonstrable record of scholarship related to outcome-based research, and demonstrated administration of professional training programs, faculty development to develop a diverse workforce to address future mental health care needs. A history of successful grant experience is a plus. A successful applicant will be eligible for an appointment up to the level of Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School.
CHA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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About Cambridge Health Alliance
Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) is a vibrant, innovative health system that serves everyone in need. With over 140,000 patients in Cambridge, Somerville and Boston’s metro-north region, CHA is passionately local. It provides high quality, essential services like primary care, specialty care, hospital care, emergency services, maternity care and behavioral health in convenient neighborhood locations. CHA patients have seamless access to advanced care for rare or complex conditions at its clinical partners - Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Mass. General Hospital for Children (MGHfC).
CHA's work extends far beyond patient care. It has a robust Department of Community Health Improvement and operates the nationally accredited Cambridge Public Health Department. It collaborates closely with local governments and non-profits to improve health and reduce barriers to care. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, CHA is proud to train the health care providers of tomorrow.