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Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center, Inc. Psychiatrist - Child and Adolescent in Worcester, Massachusetts

Are you looking for a meaningful career making a difference in our local communities? Are you passionate about health equity? Do you enjoy helping people?

Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center is one of the largest community health centers in Massachusetts serving Worcester, Framingham, Milford and the surrounding communities. We are a thriving and growing organization, and our team is expanding across sites to support this growth.

We are currently hiring a Psychiatrist based in Worcester MA to provide psychiatric medication evaluation and management service, as well as, consultation to medical providers, mental/behavioral health clinicians, case managers, and other employees specified by assigned supervisor. The Psychiatrist is a member of the clinical practice team and works collaboratively with other team members.

As an employer of choice, our inclusive workplace environment fosters teamwork, accountability and respect and supports the growth and development of each employee. We are an equal opportunity employer and embrace the richness of the diversity of our staff and community. You are a good fit for our team if you’re passionate about helping people live healthier lives and enjoy working in a supportive, team-based environment.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide psychiatric medication evaluation and management for kids, adolescents, and adults

  • Provide onsite psychiatric consultation/back-up for the health center’s medical providers, nurses, and mid-level medical providers.

  • Confer with Psychotherapists on an as needed basis, regarding mental/behavioral health issues of patients.

  • Confer with other community providers on an as-needed basis.

  • Participate in Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement Activities and other administrative projects as assigned by the VP of Behavioral Health Services and/or Medical Director.

  • Provide clinical supervision to mid-level psychiatric provider(s) and psychiatric nurse(s) as assigned by supervisor.

  • Maintain necessary paperwork to ensure that departmental information systems, audit, and billing requirements are keep current and up to date.

  • Adhere to all department protocols regarding patient care.

  • Perform other duties and as assigned by the supervisor including, but not limited to, the following: attendance at requested department, center, and outside meetings and/or trainings, administrative projects, multidisciplinary case reviews.

Required Qualifications

  • MA Board Certified in Psychiatry and/or Child Psychiatry.

  • Active unrestricted license to practice medicine within the Commonwealth of MA.

  • 3+ years of experience practicing

  • Part time or Full time schedules available

  • Hybrid remote and in-person appointments 

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