North Suffolk Mental Health Association is one of New England’s most respected and progressive mental health services organizations. The Medical Director is responsible for overall management of all medical matters for the Agency, providing leadership with respect to strategic planning, compliance and operations. Works closely with North Suffolk Executive Team Leadership, the Department of Mental Health, and the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry. Develops initiatives to ensure consumers receive medically and psychiatrically appropriate services. Conducts evaluations, crisis intervention, and consultation as needed; maintains a small clinical caseload. Assists with recruitment, hiring, evaluation and credentialing for medical staff. Provides clinical and administrative supervision. Participates in committees addressing community needs. Develops new programming addressing quality and outcomes measures and improved health integration.
Desired applicants possess competence, credentials, and experience to make independent judgments about cases and systems and are able to develop systems, practices, and policies regarding healthcare needs. On-call after hours required.
Minimum of five years of professional experience, with current and valid registration as a physician under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine. Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry.
Prior demonstrated competency in management and administrative roles. Addictions experience required. Experience in community and public sector mental health required. Buprenorphine waiver preferred.
NSMHA is an active teaching and research site, with possible appointment with the MGH Department of Psychiatry.
You may apply on line or you may mail or fax your cover letter and resume to Recruiter, 301 Broadway Chelsea MA 02150/fax 617-617-912-7971 www.northsuffolk.org