Advocates

Psychiatrist

Job Locations US-MA-Framingham
Minimum Education Required
Doctorate
Job ID
2021-6749
Type
Regular Full-Time
Number of Hours Per Week
40

Overview

The Psychiatrist provides direct clinical services to patients served by Advocates, evaluating medical and psychosocial conditions, collaboratively developing and implementing treatment plans, prescribing medication as appropriate, and monitoring and evaluating treatment progress.

 

Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions from our staff.

 

Advocates provides an ideal environment for new and recent graduates with an interest in community psychiatry and integrated care and for those who value strengths-based, person-centered care that sees beyond a diagnosis and believes that everyone has the capacity for recovery, health, and leading a challenging and fulfilling life.

 

 

Perks:

 

We are excited to be expanding our services in a variety of areas:

 

Telehealth, Urgent Care, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Open Dialogue, Early Psychosis, Addictions, and a variety of team-based, integrated care initiatives.

 

100% outpatient care.

 

Flexible schedule.  Monday through Friday, no on-call and no weekends. 

 

Supervision and mentorship from a talented and diverse staff.

 

Career development and growth opportunities.

 

Are you ready to make a difference?

Minimum Education Required

Doctorate

Responsibilities

  • Provides medical, psychiatric, and medical-legal service and consultation to patients.
  • Provides teaching and consultation to other members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Provides collaborative leadership in diagnosis, case formulation, treatment planning, and risk management.
  • Coordinates care with other medical specialists and institutions and communicates with family members and other agencies involved as needed.
  • Actively participates in the Quality Improvement process of the division.
  • Provide outpatient care to a diverse population, alongside a multidisciplinary team of therapists, care managers, nurses, and peer and community supports.
  • Maintains all records in accordance with the policies and procedures.
  • Practices in general accordance with the treatment philosophy of Advocates.
  • Maintains open, collaborative and collegial relationships with other team members.
  • Attends and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Provides on call-responsibilities, same day triage, and consultation to patients, team members, and other staff, as appropriate and needed.

Qualifications

  • MD or DO received from an accredited medical school.
  • Board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (candidates may be accepted if board eligible, if the candidate demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Medical Director comparable experience and competence).
  • Current, valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Maintains professional liability insurance coverage of a minimum of $1,000,000/$3,000,000.
  • Current, valid and unrestricted DEA and Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registrations.
  • Satisfactory report from the National Practitioner Data Bank
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.

 

At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)

 

Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience. 

 

Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.

 

Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.

 

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