Psychiatrist - Medical Director ESP

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 169204-1A
Date Posted: Jan 19, 2022
Category: Physician

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Job Description

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Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services.   Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.


About the Job

The Medical Director of Emergency Services responsible for clinical and medical oversight as well as the quality of care for Emergency Services within Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services (BILH BS.)  Oversees medical operations for Emergency Services in partnership with Divisional Vice President and CMO. Provides direct patient care, professional support to medical and clinical staff, and general leadership regarding policies, laws, and regulations.


  • 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


A qualified candidate must have MD designation and be a Board Certified Psychiatrist.  At least three years experience in a Psychiatric Emergency Services setting is preferred.  Expertise in risk assessment, management, and documentation is necessary for success in the position.


A track record of demonstrated accomplishment in a community-based, culturally diverse, mission driven behavioral healthcare setting is essential. Applicants should be a visionary change agent who is mission driven and demonstrates analytical and strategic skills. The Medical Director is expected to be an inspirational and creative leader who is committed to excellence, and has high regard for nurse practitioners, advance practitioners/RN, nurses and support staff.  Applicants should be fair minded, value diversity of opinion and be comfortable sharing power and decision making in order to achieve common ground.

Please submit CV and cover letter to:

Matthew P. Hubbell

Beth Israel Lahey Health

Sr. Physician Recruiter | Physician Services


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