Medical Director - Youth Services

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 157061-1A
Date Posted: Aug 20, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Lahey Health Behavioral Services is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

The Medical Director of Youth Services is responsible for clinical and medical oversight as well as the quality of care
for youth services across all community based programs within Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services.
Oversees medical operations for youth in partnership with Divisional Medical Directors (Ambulatory, Emergency
Services, Addictions.) Provides direct patient care, professional support to medical and clinical staff, and
general leadership regarding policies, laws, and regulations related to youth.



A qualified candidate must have MD designation and be a Board Certified Psychiatrist specializing in
Children and Adolescents. At least 5 years experience in the Ambulatory, Community, and/or Emergency
Services setting is preferred. Expertise in risk assessment, management, and documentation is necessary
for success in the position.

General educational requirements
? Specific vocational or professional training
? Credential and licensure requirements
? Specialized or technical skills required, including computer applications proficiency (e.g. Basic Excel, Intermediate Word, and knowledge of electronic
medical records)
? Other skills, knowledge, and abilities required to do the job
? Amount of directly related experience required