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Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services

Specialty: Addictions Medicine

Posted: Dec 28, 2018
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Location: Albany, New York
Degree: MD
Board Status: N/A
Fellowship Required: No
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Workload: Part Time
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Date Posted: 12/28/2018
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Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services
Specialty: Addictions Medicine

Physician - Addictions Medicine Job in Albany, NY

  • St. Peters Health Partners, St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center (Sparc) is seeking a Medical Director with specific training and experience in the field of addiction medicine. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY.
  • Excellent benefits.
  • Paid malpractice, including post-Sphp employment tail coverage.
  • 3-5 years of extensive experience managing withdrawal symptoms and the provision of medication assisted treatment.
  • Available as a back-up to the on.
  • Competitive salary.
  • The Medical Director will be responsible for providing medical services to program participants within the Addiction Medicine department and provide clinical supervision and support to full-time and part-time providers delivering care in the various Sparc programs.
  • Oversee patient care services along with program operations managers.
  • As Medical Director of Addiction Medicine, this individual will participate in the development and implementation of the vision, mission and strategic clinical priorities of Addiction Medicine for St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center system.
  • Specific training and/or experience in the field of substance abuse, Fellowship in Addiction Medicine, Board Certification in Addiction Medicine required.
  • S/he will consult with counselors, attend treatment teams and contribute to development of treatment plans as part of an active multi-disciplinary team.
  • Two part retirement savings program with employer matching program.
  • Including health/vision/dental insurances.
  • Assist in the recruitment and development of Addiction Medicine Physicians and Psychiatrists.
  • Paid time away from the practice.
  • Provide clinical supervision, support to full-time, part-time, and contract providers.
  • Internal Medicine of Family Medicine trained Physician.
  • Position the Sparc clinical service line as a leader in addiction medicine services by building a robust care continuum focused on improving the health of the population, developing program excellence, and actively participating in management of the patient safety and quality improvement program.
  • Licensed or eligible to practice medicine in the state of New York with active DEA.
  • In addition, s/he will provide medical consultation services to medical, nursing, and clinical staff in the hospital and community based settings as indicated.
  • S/he will conduct medical exams, assess and manage withdrawal symptoms and provide histories and physicals.
  • S/he will work in tandem with the Executive Director and Director of Clinical Operations to ensure/promote appropriate service provision.
  • Partner in leading the effective execution of a patient-centered clinical strategy with Sparc business units and clinical service lines, with particular attention to an integrated program in primary care.
  • Develop, direct, and evaluate Sparc addiction medicine clinical performance and ensure it meets short and long-term objectives, regulatory and quality goals for patients and the communities served.
  • Controlled substance license/ Suboxone license, DEA license/DEA registration.
  • CME time & expense allowance.