Staff Psychiatrist

Westborough Behavioral Healthcare Hospital - Westborough, MA

Full-timeEstimated: $130,000 - $180,000 a year

Westborough Behavioral Healthcare Hospital is currently recruiting board eligible/certified psychiatrists for inpatient positions to join a multidisciplinary team in adult, adult dual diagnosis track and child/adolescent psychiatry including experience with the ASD/ID child/adolescent population and substance abuse treatment. These positions are employed positions offering a competitive salary with generous benefits, CME stipend/leave, and relocation allowance. No on-call required, with compensated weekend and holiday rounding coverage available but not required.

We are a growing, vibrant free-standing psychiatric hospital in Westborough, Massachusetts in a quiet, serene setting. We host general and specialty clinical inpatient and PHP/IOP programs that include general adult psychiatric inpatient services, dual diagnosis inpatient services, child/adolescent inpatient services, as well as adult and adolescent PHP/IOP. Services anticipated in early 2019 are women’s trauma inpatient services, older adult inpatient services, and, the first in Massachusetts, child/adolescent inpatient service for individuals on the autism spectrum and/or intellectual disabilities.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Provide direct psychiatric services to patients assigned to him/her including psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning and treatment.
  • Provides the medical leadership to the multidisciplinary teams in the treatment of patients.
  • Directs the treatment team planning process pharmacologic and therapeutic interventions.
  • Ensure that any clinical staff assigned to him/her for supervision receives appropriate clinical supervision.
  • Manage acute psychiatric care including authorizing emergency physical restraints and writing orders for the emergency use of medication
  • Collaborates with other treatment providers and insurance providers to ensure continuity of care
  • Participate in leadership and administrative meetings in the program as requested

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and full benefits package
  • Work with highly qualified, friendly colleagues
  • Attractive area to live, work and play
  • Interaction with dedicated clinicians in a collegial and collaborative environment
  • New, state of the art, building
  • Opportunities for additional income

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required.
  • Must possess highly collaborative and proactive approach, and demonstrate commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care.
  • A strong work ethic and desire to participate in and grow a team-oriented, performance-driven department
  • Medical degree - M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent with ECFMG certification
  • Doctorate of Medicine or Osteopathic Medicine with a specialty in Psychiatry
  • Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, or be eligible for examination by the American Board as documented by written evidence
  • Valid DEA certification
  • Completion of four years from an accredited residency training program
  • Currently have or eligible for license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Job Type: Full-time


  • MD or DO (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)