Mar 08, 2021

Inpatient Psychiatrist - Cooley Dickinson Hospital- Northampton, MA

  • Cooley Dickinson Health Care
  • Northampton, MA, USA
PSLF-Qualified - Full-Time Psychiatry

Job Description

Inpatient Psychiatrist -

Cooley Dickinson Hospital- Northampton, MA


Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton, Massachusetts is seeking a full-time inpatient psychiatrist. Our ideal candidate will be BE/BC in psychiatry and actively licensed in Massachusetts. 


This position will join a treatment team with two other inpatient psychiatrists as well as per diem physicians and advanced practitioners responsible for a DMH licensed unit census of 22 adult patients. This role will be a combination of inpatient and consult coverage in our emergency department and medical floors. The average number of consults is 3 to 4 per day. 


Our emergency department has a designated care area for psychiatric crises which accounts for roughly 10 % of people who visit our ED each day. 


There is an additional stipend for on-call coverage, with a maximum call of 1 week in 8. Competitive compensation, complemented by a full benefits package, is offered with this position. 


About the area:

With a population of just under 30,000, Northampton, MA offers quintessential New England charm with access to big-city resources. The area is a dynamic arts and five-college community and has been named one of the best U.S. destinations for restaurants, theater, galleries, and overall quality of life by Leisure Magazine and other travel writers. In addition to arts and education, the area is also an outdoor lover’s paradise, home to abundant hiking and water sport opportunities, and just 30 minutes from the Vermont border. Our location is also convenient to all rural and major metropolitan areas throughout New England including three major cities: Hartford (45 miles), Boston (100 miles), and New York City (150 miles).


About the organization:

The Cooley Dickinson Health Care system, an affiliate of Massachusetts General Hospital and member of Mass General Brigham, has a medical staff of approximately 500 active members (physicians and advanced practice clinicians). The system is comprised of the Cooley Dickinson Hospital, Cooley Dickinson Medical Group, as well as a VNA and Hospice. We pride ourselves on being a progressive, empowering employer, and a place for everyone. We are driven by our responsibility to create a culture of continuous improvement and be an all-inclusive health care provider, employer, and leader in our community. 


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It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 


 Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives, and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply. 



Our ideal candidate will be BE/BC in psychiatry and actively licensed in Massachusetts.


As an employee of Cooley Dickinson, you’ll be eligible for our generous hospital provider benefits package, including:

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage options
  • Life insurance
  • Discounted auto and homeowners insurance
  • Short- and Long-term disability coverage
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Generous continuing medical education benefits
  • Access to CME grand rounds and other education programs at Mass General

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