Medical Director of Adult Inpatient Psychiatry

Salem, MA | Psychiatry

Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC), in affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General), has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director of an adult inpatient psychiatry unit at the Epstein Center for Behavioral Health.

The newly created Epstein Center for Behavioral Health is a 120-bed inpatient facility that includes two adult units, one child and adolescent unit, and one geriatric unit, embedded in a full-service medical center. Each unit includes a team of social workers and a psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to support physicians, optimize workflow, and improve patient care. There is a dedicated medical team, the Epstein Medical Service, that rounds daily and is available to support the psychiatrists in providing the highest quality medical care to psychiatric patients. 

The Medical Director of the adult psychiatric unit provides clinical and administrative leadership to the service in addition to providing direct clinical care. This includes oversight of other physicians, supervision of a nurse practitioner, oversight of the admissions process, leading quality improvement, and generally setting a high standard of care.

Qualified candidates will receive a clinical appointment at both NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital. The Department of Psychiatry at Mass General is consistently ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News and World Report and works with NSMC as a community partner.  There are multiple opportunities for teaching on-site, including medical students, PA students and NP students, and a Tufts Medical School faculty appointment is available. There are also educational and research opportunities at Mass General and Harvard Medical School for the appropriate interested candidate.

Salaries are extremely competitive. Evening and weekend call are very reasonable and provide significant additional compensation. 

Salem is located on the North Shore of Massachusetts, only 15 miles north of Boston. This region features all the advantages of proximity to a wonderful metropolitan area.

North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  The position is eligible to participate in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.



Qualifications


Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.


With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.

 

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