Department of Psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School

367 9156
Position ID:UMASSMED-Psych-WRCH9 [#9156, 17-044]
Position Title: Staff Psychiatrist
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Worcester, Massachusetts 01655, United States [map]
Subject Area: Psychiatry
Appl Deadline: finished (2017/05/09, finished 2017/09/13, listed until 2017/11/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

WORCESTER, The University of Massachusetts Medical School is seeking a psychiatrist with a career interest in Public Sector Psychiatry for a position at Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital (WRCH). WRCH, a state-of-art inpatient and rehabilitation facility that opened its new hospital in October, 2012, is a short walk from the Medical School where research and teaching opportunities are easy to accommodate and are actively encouraged. This public psychiatric hospital is unique with a person-centered, recovery-focus as a fundamental operative principle. We have worked to make this a family friendly position with a weekday schedule only. There is no required on-call, no evenings, no weekends, no nights, and no holidays. Of note, physicians can sign up for voluntary night and weekend shifts at lucrative pay. There are excellent state benefits with a pension plan. There are 13 paid holidays, 4 weeks of paid vacation, three paid conference days, 2 paid personal days, and a $3,000 annual practice allowance.

WRCH is a Department of Mental Health Hospital and the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry is contracted to provide the Professional Services. Successful candidates will receive a faculty appointment and can receive all the CME and risk management credits they need without leaving the building.

WRCH is less than an hour from Boston and within a community that can offer reasonably priced urban, suburban and rural living opportunities well below the cost of Metropolitan Boston. View the virtual tour of Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital at

If interested in additional information contact Dr. Jeffrey Geller, MD, MPH, Medical Director at or via Roxanne Wellman at (508) 368-0704 or email at Roxanne.Wellman@MassMail.State.MA.US.

Additional questions may be directed to Jeffrey Geller, MD, MPH. J-1 and H-1B candidates are welcome to apply.

UMass Medical School is committed to being an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and recognizes the power of a diverse community. We encourage applications from protected veterans, individuals with disabilities and those with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds to consider UMass Medical School as their employer of choice.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
Department of Psychiatry
55 Lake Avenue North
Worcester, MA 01655

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