Vice Chief of Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry

    Vice Chief of Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry


    The Department of Psychiatry at Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA), a primary affiliate of Harvard Medical School (HMS), is seeking a full-time Vice Chief of Clinical Services.  

    The position provides overall clinical leadership for all clinical services in the Department. The successful candidate will be an innovative, strategic leader. The Vice Chief of Clinical Services will partner with clinical, administrative, and educational leaders to lead the development, improvement, and delivery of high quality, patient-centered, and accessible care to the diverse populations of the CHA patient population.  

    CHA, a well-respected, nationally recognized, and award-winning public healthcare system, is one of the region’s leading providers of behavioral and mental health care. Our system is comprised of three Hospital campuses and an integrated network of both primary and specialty outpatient care practices in Cambridge, Somerville, and Boston’s Metro North Region.  

    Ideal applicants should have a demonstrated track record of successful leadership experience, preferably in a hospital and/or provider health system, with some experience in a safety net provider system. Harvard Medical School appointment will be commensurate with HMS appointment criteria and candidate qualifications. Candidates must have or be eligible for a MA license, have relevant experience in a leadership role, and be board certified in psychiatry. Women, minorities, and candidates of diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply.

    CHA offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403b retirement accounts with matching, generous PTO, CME allotment (time and dollars) and much more.

    Please visit to learn more and apply through our secure candidate portal.  CVs and letters of interest may be sent to Melissa Kelley, CHA Manager of Provider Recruiter via email at The Department of Provider Recruitment may be reached by phone at (617) 665-3555. 

    In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, relationship identity or relationship structure, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.