Staff Psychiatrist
Boston, MA Behavioral Health
Job Type

Under the administrative and clinical supervision of the Medical Director of Behavioral Health, provides outpatient psychiatric services to adults.

Representative Duties:

  1. Provides Direct Psychopharmacological Services to Fenway Clients
  • Performs psychiatric evaluations using established format; completes and submits written documentation of the psychiatric evaluations within 2 business days
  • Assumes responsibility for evaluation and follow-up of clients' psychopharmacological status, and completes documentation within 2 business days of the client’s appointment (within one day for urgent care appointments)
  • Provides on call back up psychiatry coverage. Responds to calls in a timely manner.

2. Participates in Activities designed to maintain and enhance the quality of the Behavioral health department’s programs and services

  • Remains knowledgeable regarding issues of assessment, diagnosis and treatment planning .Collaborates in the development of all departmental medical policies and protocols under direction of the Medical Director.
  • Attends and actively participates in psychiatry team meetings.
  • Participates in diagnostic formulations, and develop treatment plans for their clients in coordination with the team.

3. Represents Fenway’s Psychiatric Services to the External Community

  • Facilitates the department's relationships with hospitals and provide telephone consultations as needed for Fenway clients.
  • Participates in the education of interns, resident physicians and medical students when asked.
  • Provided education on topics in psychiatry to other departments when asked.

4. Meets Agency Participatory Expectation

  • Suggests and participates in continuing quality improvement efforts
  • Adheres to all agency and departmental policies and procedures
  • Participates in quality assessment and improvement activities as requested
  • Adheres to the highest principles of patient and client confidentiality
  • Adheres to established safety policies, procedures and precautions; identifies potential or actual unsafe situations in the environment and takes measures to rectify the situation
  • Attends all required meetings, in-services and professional trainings
  • Attends all regularly scheduled research meetings, trainings, forums and pertinent FCH staff meetings
  • Maintains professional competence necessary to perform job responsibilities; maintains and provides agency with records of continuing education activities
  • Serves on agency committees and in professional organizations when requested

5. Performs Related Duties as Assigned

We offer competitive salaries, and for those who qualify, an excellent benefits package; including comprehensive medical and dental insurance plans, and a retirement plan with employer match. We also provide 12 paid holidays, paid vacation, and more.

LGBTQIA+ identified persons, Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC), and individuals from other historically underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

  • Education: Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry
  • Current Massachusetts license is required
  • Active CPR Certification
  • Ability to complete documentation accurately and on time and to maintain current client care documentation
  • Proficiency in psychiatric assessment/evaluation
  • Experience with, or strong interest in, the LGBTQIA+ community, HIV, trauma, and substance abuse
  • Experience working effectively and collaboratively with an ethnically, culturally, racially and gender diverse staff
  • Demonstrated capacity to work effectively with ethnically, culturally, racially, and gender diverse clients
  • Demonstrated understanding of the intersectional impacts of racism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, ableism, classism, and other forms of oppression
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to be an effective team member
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to multitask
  • Lived and/or professional experience with BIPOC individuals, LGBTQIA+ issues, HIV, and trauma strongly preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish/ English individuals and women encouraged to apply
  • Ability to work harmoniously and effectively with colleagues, patients, clients and vendors across the spectrum of diversity, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, socio-economic status, national origin and immigrant status, religious or spiritual identity, disability (physical, mental, emotional and developmental), veteran status, and/or limited English proficiency.
  • Willingness to contribute towards Fenway’s efforts in becoming an anti-racist organization and promoting a culture dedicated to ongoing development in service of humility, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, where differences are acknowledged and valued.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to meet the following physical requirements with or without reasonable accommodations:
  • Sit at a computer station for extended periods of time
  • Ability to keyboard for extended periods of time