Provide direct psychiatric patient care to a panel of CHC patients
Provide medication management consultation to primary care providers at the Health Center
Participate in the collaborative, integrated health care model of CHC
Participate in the educational activities of the Behavioral Health Department in collaboration with the family medicine faculty.
Participate in Multidisciplinary Reviews, including group meetings and reviewing documentation.
Diagnoses, manages, and appropriately refers patients with acute, episodic, or chronic illness according to department protocols
Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic tests according to established guidelines.
Facilitates and coordinates patient care referrals to specialists and outside agencies
Develops and provides educational materials and/or programs to patients, families, and other health care professionals.
Actively participates in the departmental quality assurance program.
Serves on appropriate department and/or hospital committees.
Supervisor physician and non-physician practitioners interested in treating children and adolescents.
Demonstrate understanding and commitment of the health center mission.
Demonstrate understanding and commitment to the established CHC Values and Standards.
Performs other related duties as required and as assigned.
Graduate of USGME Qualified Child Psychiatry Residency Program
Valid License for the practice of Medicine in Massachusetts
Valid Massachusetts DEA Certificate
Valid Federal DEA Certificate
Board Certified or eligible by ABPN in general psychiatry
Additional Salary Information: 8 hours a week to start, $110/hr.
Internal Number: DRAFT01525
About Community Health Connections
We began in 2002 as one primary care practice in Fitchburg providing medical services to the underserved. Community Health Connections was recognized as the place to find compassionate care, regardless of income or insurance status.
We have greatly expanded in reach and scope to offer a wide range of services and care for individuals and families of all ages and incomes. Accessibility, compassion and quality remain at our core.
Community Health Connections accepts most commercial insurance plans, MassHealth and Health Safety Net. A Sliding Fee Discount Program is available for those who qualify.
Community Health Connections is a federally-qualified health center and licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.
Mission, Vision, Values
Our mission is to provide high quality, affordable healthcare in our community.
Our vision is to be the leading healthcare center, committed to eliminating barriers to care and building a healthier tomorrow for the communities we serve.
-High Quality Care – We strive to provide the highest quality care to our patients.
-Accessible Care – We help our patients overcome barriers to care.
-Patient Satisfaction ...– We treat our patients with kindness, respect and in a timely manner.
-Staff Satisfaction – We foster a positive work environment. We know that employees who enjoy their work and are engaged in our mission deliver excellent services.
-Team Work – We work together to make CHC a more efficient organization and improve overall performance.
-Life/Work Balance – We encourage our employees to maintain a healthy balance between work, family and -other activities.
-Building for the future – We create sustainable relationships with partners to help develop a skilled future healthcare workforce, provide educational opportunities for employees to grow, improve care and increase opportunities for our patients.