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Advocates CBHC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in Framingham, Massachusetts

Overview

Starting Salary: $255,000

The CBHC Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist provides team-based, direct clinical services to children and adolescents and their families served by Advocates’ CBHC, including evaluating medical and psychosocial conditions, collaboratively developing and implementing treatment plans, prescribing medication as appropriate, and monitoring and evaluating treatment progress.

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement. We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions from our staff.

Are you ready to make a difference ?

Minimum Education Required

Doctorate

Responsibilities

  • Provide medical and psychiatric services and consultation to people served by Advocates’ CBHC.

  • Provide collaborative leadership in diagnosis, formulation, treatment planning, and risk management.

  • Monitor efficacy and adverse effects of prescribed medications.

  • Coordinate care with other medical specialists and institutions and communicate with family members and other agencies involved as needed.

  • Provide consultation and teaching to other members of the multidisciplinary teams, including students, if assigned.

  • Work with Medical Director and Clinical Program Director to develop and manage Integrated Treatment Teams and promote models of integrated care.

  • Provide on-call responsibilities, same day triage, and consultation to persons served, team members, and other staff, as appropriate and needed, including through Urgent Care, Adult Community Crisis Stabilization and Adult Mobile Crisis Intervention.

  • Actively participate in the Quality Improvement process of the CBHC.

  • Maintain all records in accordance with the policies and procedures of the CBHC and complete all required documentation in a timely manner.

  • Maintain open, collaborative, and collegial relationships with internal and external team members.

  • Attend trainings as assigned and maintain necessary certifications required by Advocates. Participate in training on the CBHC’s identified evidence-based practices and provide treatment consistent with these practices.

  • Follow agency and appropriate licensing policies regarding professional ethics and confidentiality.

  • Attend and actively participate in supervision, clinical rounds, and medical staff meetings.

Qualifications

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school.

  • Board certified in child psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (candidates may be accepted if board eligible, if the candidate demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Medical Director comparable experience and competence).

  • Current, valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • Current, valid and unrestricted DEA and MA Controlled Substance Registrations.

  • Currently practicing a minimum of 20 hours per week, defined as direct service, supervision, or clinical administration.

  • Ability to maintain professional liability insurance coverage of a minimum of $1,000,000/$3,000,000.

  • Satisfactory report from the National Practitioner Data Bank and absence of Medicare/Medicaid sanctions.

  • Strongly prefer candidate who has demonstrated understanding of/competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

  • Ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Ability to read and speak English. Bi-/tri-lingual (English/Spanish/Portuguese) preferred.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to an operational and insured automobile.

  • Ability to utilize electronic health records and telehealth technology efficiently and effectively in the provision and documentation of care.

  • Commitment to Advocates’ values and mission.

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening . We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve. We put the individual first.

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Job Locations US-MA-Framingham

Minimum Education Required Doctorate

Job ID 2023-9817

Organization Advocates

Type Regular Full-Time

Number of Hours Per Week 40

Business Unit Behavioral Health

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