Staff Psychiatrist

Staff Psychiatrist

Job Details

Job Type


Boston, MA • Behavioral Health



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

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

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