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Company: Cross Country Search
Location: Worcester, MA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


The UMass Memorial Health Care Department of Psychiatry is the largest provider of psychiatric services in central Massachusetts with over 400 faculty members who work in a variety of settings within UMass Memorial Health Care, the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and the public sector. We integrate our clinical, research, teaching and community partnership activities to help individuals and families transform their lives through recovery from mental illness and addiction.

Our Psychiatric Treatment and Recovery Center (PTRC) is a 26-bed community-based general inpatient psychiatric unit located in downtown Worcester and a flagship teaching program of the Department. We seek a board-certified psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director and oversee all program functions for this locked, acute psychiatric unit.

  • In addition to program oversight, the Medical Director, PTRC will provide direct clinical services to psychiatric patients such as psychotherapy, case consultation with physicians, risk assessments, etc.
  • They may also perform forensic evaluations and serve as an expert witness.
  • The Medical Director will typically follow 10 patients at a time.
  • The successful candidate will have a strong interest in teaching and clinical research.
  • J1 Waiver and H1B visa candidates will be considered.
At UMass Memorial Health you will find:
  • Academic rank and compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Competitive compensation package and extensive benefits package.
We strive to build strength through diversity within our division as an equal opportunity employer. As such, we encourage applicants who identify as underrepresented minority so we can continue to add to the cultural competency and diversity of our Department and provide exceptional care to our culturally, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse community of patients.

The Worcester area is rich in history and cultural diversity. We offer
  • a broad range of excellent primary and secondary schools,
  • several highly regarded colleges including Clark University, The College of the Holy Cross, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute,
  • a variety of affordable housing options from newly renovated condominiums to gracious Victorian homes,
  • numerous restaurants, theater groups, and concert venues, and
  • easy access to Boston and Cape Cod a well as Providence and Newport, Rhode Island, all of which are within an hour's drive.
  • In short, Worcester provides a myriad of social, cultural and recreational amenities making this area a truly desirable location in which to practice and live.

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