Employment Opportunities - Psychiatrist
Part-Time
MAY 2022 Listings 

  

 

 

Hebrew SeniorLife – Wolk Center for Memory Health – PT Geriatric Psychiatrist – Mon to Fri – Flexible Hour 

The Geriatric Psychiatrist provides psychiatric consultation and ongoing psychiatric treatment for the long-term chronic care, post-acute, and outpatient programs at one or more venues within Hebrew SeniorLife.  This position may also involve participation in medical student, resident, and fellowship teaching opportunities. 

  • Ability to independently diagnose and treat psychiatric conditions in adult and geriatric patients employing current, evidence-based approaches.
  • Ability to provide psychiatric education to patients, staff, and families at levels appropriate to these respective groups.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, group and across the organization to accomplish tasks and achieve desired results. Display enthusiasm and promote a friendly working situation; support group decision-making and solicit opinions from co-workers.
  • Provides psychiatric consultation as requested by primary care teams in the long-term chronic care, post-acute, and outpatient settings.
  • Provides psychiatric care to patients at the Center for Memory Health
  • Develops Telehealth offering for mental health support to patients at the Center for Memory Health
  • Participates in team meetings and multi-disciplinary care planning for patients at the Center for Memory Health
  • Develops other clinical applications of TMS brain neuromodulation program 

Qualifications: 

  • Awarded degree of MD or DO with ABPN recognized psychiatry residency. Successful completion of ACGME accredited geriatric medicine or psychosomatic medicine fellowship program preferred
    •  Valid and unrestricted Massachusetts Medical License.  Must maintain CME to meet   institutional and state licensing requirements
  • Eligible for American Board Certification in Psychiatry or currently valid certification or renewed prior to expiration.  ABPN added certification in geriatric psychiatry or psychosomatic medicine valid or eligible preferred.  Federal DEA Certification.   CPR Certified.
  • Experience, gained in training and/or in practice, caring for seniors in long term chronic care, community or home settings.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of current principles, methods and procedures for the delivery of psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and treatment
  • Ability to supervise, advise and train clinical professionals and/or students in area of expertise 

Competitive salary and Comprehensive benefits.

Please send your confidential CV to: 

Lin Fong

Hebrew SeniorLife

1200 Centre Street

Roslindale, MA 02131

Email:  [email protected]

Fax:  617-363-8917 

http://www.hebrewseniorlife.org/ 

HSL is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  We strongly encourage both women and minorities to apply.


 


 

 POSITION DESCRIPTION

 Position Title                                      Department                                   Date

Staff Psychiatrist                                  Behavioral Health                         02/2022

Function:

Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Medical Director of Behavioral Health, provides outpatient psychiatric services to adults. 

Representative Duties:

1.      Provides Direct Psychopharmacological Services to Fenway Clients

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations using established format; completes and submits written documentation of the psychiatric evaluations within 2 business days  
  • Assumes responsibility for evaluation and follow-up of clients' psychopharmacological status, and completes documentation within 2 business days of the client’s appointment (within one day for urgent care appointments)  
  • Provides on call back up psychiatry coverage.  Responds to calls in a timely manner.

 2.   Participates in Activities designed to maintain and enhance the quality of the Behavioral             health department’s programs and services

  • Remains knowledgeable regarding issues of assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning .Collaborates in the development of all departmental medical policies and protocols under direction of the Medical Director.
  • Attends and actively participates in psychiatry team meetings.
  • Participates in diagnostic formulations, and develop treatment plans for their clients in coordination with the team. 

3.     Represents Fenway’s Psychiatric Services to the External Community

  • Facilitates the department's relationships with hospitals and provide telephone consultations as needed for Fenway clients.
  • Participates in the education of interns, resident physicians and medical students when asked.
  • Provided education on topics in psychiatry to other departments when asked.

 4.      Meets Agency Participatory Expectation

  • Suggests and participates in continuing quality improvement efforts
  • Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
  • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
  • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
  • Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
  • Attends all regularly scheduled research meetings, trainings, forums and pertinent FCH staff meetings
  • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
  • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested

 5.      Performs Related Duties as Assigned

 Requirements

  • Education: Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry
  • Current Massachusetts license is required
  • Active CPR Certification
  • Ability to complete documentation accurately and on time and to maintain current client care documentation
  • Proficiency in psychiatric assessment/evaluation
  • Experience with, or strong interest in, the LGBTQIA+ community, HIV, trauma, and substance abuse
  • Experience working effectively and collaboratively with an ethnically, culturally, racially and gender diverse staff
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with ethnically, culturally, racially, and gender diverse clients
  • Demonstrated understanding of the intersectional impacts of racism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, ableism, classism, and other forms of oppression
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to be an effective team member
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to multitask
  • Lived and/or professional experience with BIPOC individuals,  LGBTQIA+ issues, HIV, and trauma strongly preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/ English individuals and women encouraged to apply

 Physical Requirements:

Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:

  • Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
  • Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time