Adult and Adolescent Psychiatrists Needed for Mass General Brigham Integrated Care Expansion

Watertown, MA

full-time
Outpatient

Massachusetts General Hospital

Partners Community Physicians Organization

As a key member of the clinical team, the Psychiatrist will report to the Medical Director of Behavioral Health and will provide the full scope of outpatient psychiatric services that fall under his/her field of training, including but not limited to diagnosis, treatment, and coordination of care. This position will work closely with the primary care team to integrate behavioral health care with primary care.

Leveraging virtual care solutions, including an “Always On” 24/7 platform, the Psychiatrist will collaborate with internal teams to communicate with and treat patients in both face-to-face and a virtual setting. This individual is comfortable with change and interested in working in an evolving environment where tools to provide care are frequently updated and improved.

The Psychiatrist will be primarily accountable for:

· Diagnosing and treating patients via telemedicine or in-person, including recommending suitable treatment plans and considering cost-effective treatment modalities

· Providing indirect consultation to colleagues on patient care, including through eConsults and collaborative care

· Counseling each patient on a wellness plan; providing medical and wellness education (facilitated by members of the Integrated Care team)

· Prescribing medication in accordance with Massachusetts statute and professional practice guidelines

· Collaborating and communicating with primary and specialty care as appropriate

· Reviewing incoming reports (e.g. lab, X-ray, EKG) and signing, dating and following up in a timely manner

· Documenting the necessary elements of the care provided and treatment plan in the patient record in a timely manner

· Participating in peer review, quality assurance, provider meetings, and other clinical meetings

· Assisting in updating / implementing protocols and principles of practice as requested

· Partnering with a multidisciplinary team (including but not limited to primary care) to provide seamless, coordinated care to patients


Posted February 17, 2021