Massachusetts - Psychiatry – (50161)
30 minutes from Hartford, CT
45 minutes from Vermont
1 hour from Providence, RI
1 ½ hours to Boston
2 hours to NYC
Forensic Psychiatrist: Physician needed to provide therapeutic leadership and medical supervision for 24/7 community-based inpatient and outreach level of care for PACT (Program of Assertive Community Treatment) program. Must have strong collaborative leadership skills and work well with a multidisciplinary team consisting of the Senior Vice President of Adult Services, the Program Director and the nursing, residential, and counseling staff. This position requires approximately four hours a day of on-site time with on-call availability for consultation. Knowledge of medication assisted treatment options for substance abuse preferred. Must be familiar with electronic health records and word processing. Medical license in Massachusetts required. Controlled substance registration application and a federal DEA certificate needed.
Duties and Responsibilities: Serve as the Forensic Psychiatrist of PACT and other forensic programs serving individuals with co-occurring disorders. Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team; provide site specific medical supervision and leadership working to ensure that the program provides optimum care for individuals who are served by the program in a recovery model.
Individuals served by PACT are generally those who have co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders and who have involvement with the local criminal justice system. Individuals are referred to the program by the local Department of Mental Health; at any given time the program serves up to 50 individuals.
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