Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry

Salem, MA | Psychiatry

Overview

The Department of Psychiatry at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) – Salem Hospital, in affiliation with Massachusetts General Hospital (Mass General), has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time or part-time BC/BE psychiatrist to lead an outpatient geriatric team. Board certification in geriatric psychiatry is desired but not required, depending on the candidate’s skill set and interests.

The position includes leading a geriatric psychiatry outpatient team, supervision of Nurse Practitioners, outpatient consultation to PCP practices, and psychopharmacology evaluation and treatment.  The continuum of care includes a 30-bed inpatient geriatric psychiatry unit in the Epstein Center for Behavioral Health, a newly renovated 120 bed psychiatric facility at NSMC - Salem 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 - Salem Hospital as a community partner.  There are multiple opportunities for teaching on-site, and a Tufts Medical School faculty appointment is available for physicians who participate in medical student teaching. There are also educational and research educational and research opportunities on-site, as well as 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.



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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