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Assistant Director for Psychiatric Services

Assistant Director for Psychiatric Services


University of Massachusetts Amherst


The Center for Counseling and Psychological Health at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is seeking a full time Assistant Director for Psychiatric Services.

Under the general direction of the Director, Center for Counseling and Psychological Health (CCPH), the Assistant Director is responsible for leadership in provision of psychiatric services at CCPH. Provides direct evaluation and treatment of a wide range of patients presenting to clinic; participates in preventive mental health programs as a consultant and leader of workshops. Provides specialized services as a psychiatrist with evaluations and care of patients relevant to medications and medical illness; makes decisions concerning hospitalizations and monitoring therein; decisions concerning medical withdrawals and re-admissions. Crisis/liaison services, including regular intervention with emergency situations and highly acute patient situations. Supervision of advanced practice psychiatric clinical nurse specialists, as well as other CCPH psychiatrists.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD degree and at least 3 years residency training in psychiatry, including skills specifically relevant to this setting
  • Board certification or eligibility in psychiatry (certification required within 3 years of hiring)
  • Medical license in state of Massachusetts
  • Registration with DEA
  • On-call responsibility requires after-hours time

Salary commensurate with skills and experience, plus excellent benefit package.

To apply, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=89340

and submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for 3 professional references (reference letters will be requested at a later step in the process).

Review of resumes will begin on October 23, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members.


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