We are seeking full-time child and adolescent psychiatrists to join a robust multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, social workers, and nursing staff in expanding intensive psychiatry services for youth facing challenging psychiatric disorders. We will be opening a new inpatient psychiatry unit to our Waltham campus. This unit will complement our well-established 12-bed community-based acute residential treatment unit on same campus as our inpatient psychiatry unit in Boston.
As such, these positions will offer the unique opportunity to help shape the development and implementation of critically needed new intervention services in an academic Department that is expanding its hospital footprint. We are looking for individuals with a collaborative nature who can build working partnerships both within and outside our Department. This is the ideal position for the physician wanting an academic career as a psychiatric hospitalist.
Applicants for these positions must be board eligible/certified in general and child/adolescent psychiatry. All positions will include a Harvard Medical School appointment, which will be at least one rank below professor with salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Internal Number: 12.26.2020-IPS
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 committed to 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. The Department embraces that the establishment of an effective behavioral health care continuum will require successful collaborative care partnerships between psychiatry specialty care, primary care providers, school professionals, and community mental health providers. With nearly 50 child psychiatrists and over 100 psychologists, besides the CBAT unit, the Department provides has outpatient, inpatient, CL, and school-based 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.