Boston Children’s Hospital’s Department of Psychiatry continues to offer exciting opportunities for child and adolescent psychiatrists who are interested in working in a teaching children’s hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School and joining us to provide high quality evidence-based innovative psychiatric care. While we welcome inquiries from anyone who might be interested in joining the Department, we are particularly interested in filling the following position.
CHILD CONSULTATION-LIAISON PSYCHIATRIST
This full-time position is designed to work on the medical-psychiatric interface in our nationally recognized multidisciplinary psychiatry consultation-liaison service. This position will include an interface one day each week with primary care pediatricians through participation in our Massachusetts Child Psychiatry Access Program, through the provision of consultations and telepsychiatry services. This is the ideal position for the physician aiming to be in the field of pediatric consultation-liaison psychiatry.
We are looking for an individual with a collaborative nature who can build working partnerships both within and outside Department. This position will include an appointment at Harvard Medical School along with teaching opportunities. For each of these positions academic rank and salary will depend on experience and qualifications. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Applicants should submit their application electronically – including CV and brief statement detailing relevant experience – to Patricia Ibeziako, Director for Clinical Affairs in Psychiatry, Boston Children's Hospital, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The candidate must be board eligible/certified in general and child/adolescent psychiatry.
Internal Number: 101
About Boston Children's Hospital
Embedded in Boston Children's Hospital, the #1 children's hospital from the U.S. News & World Report, the Department of Psychiatry (Department) is focused on the development and implementation of a responsive behavioral health care continuum so as to provide children and adolescents with the right services in the right setting at the right time. To do so, the Department has embraced a stepped-care approach to mental health care whereby patients are grouped into mild, moderate, or severe levels of functioning as a means of determining the most effective care setting. It has been estimated that about 65% of youth with behavioral health problems will have mild/moderate functioning and be managed in primary care; while the remaining 35% will require specialty BH care either outpatient or inpatient. The Department embraces that the establishment of an effective behavioral health care continuum will require successful collaborative care partnerships with primary care providers, school professionals, and community mental health providers. With nearly 50 child psychiatrists and over 100 psychologists, the Department provides has outpatient, inpatient, CBAT, and consultation specialty ...psychiatry services. The Department is committed to the highest quality of care, innovative research, education of the next generation of educators, and the wellness of its staff.