Location: Kingston, New York
We are seeking to employ a Medical Director to supervise and oversee treatment providers assigned to the Opioid Treatment Program ("OTP") and Chemical Dependency Outpatient Program (a.k.a. "BridgeBack") operated by HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley ("HAHV") in Kingston, New York, which is part of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network ("WMCHealth"). This is a leadership role that supports a culture of recovery-orientated services using a harm reduction approach, including Medication Assisted Treatment ("MAT"), as well as the practice of motivational interviewing techniques. Reporting to the Section Chief for WMCHealth's Addictions Treatment division, the Medical Director will collaborate with Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Program Manager, Nurse Manager, Program Director and the Director of Network Addiction Services to ensure the 822 programs are providing high quality care, following DEA, Joint Commission and OASAS regulations, and are meeting productivity expectations. The Medical Director provides consultation and supervision to on-site medical staff, including completion of staff performance evaluations, and participates in quality assurance, workforce recruiting and development, policy formulation, and utilization review activities. In addition to administrative and clinical supervision responsibilities, the Medical Director will also be responsible for the examination, diagnosis and the treatment of patients, including prescribing MAT and methadone, within the scope of the OTP and BridgeBack programs.This is an employed position through WMC Advanced Physician Services, which is a subsidiary professional corporation of WMCHealth. Benefits are comprehensive and include (minimum work hours apply):
- Paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance.
- An academic appointment to New York Medical College, if appropriate.
- Collaboration with and support of an integrated team of Behavioral Health professionals.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Applicants must be a board certified physician licensed to practice in the State of New York, with demonstrated clinical and organizational leadership accomplishments in the treatment of alcohol and opioid addiction through a harm reduction, evidence-based care model prioritizing Medication Assisted Treatment. Candidates must also possess an NPI number and active DEA license, and have some experience coordinating care for co-morbid medical, mental health and substance use disorders.
WMCHealth has been a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for the Hudson Valley for more than 90 years. We offer a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital, and Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley (HAHV), combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep WMCHealth at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness and substance abuse. For more information, visitwww.WMCHealth.org.HAHV's newly renovated Mary's Avenue hospital is the primary 911 receiving hospital for Ulster County, New York and environs, and provides critical medical, mental health and substance abuse services to a largely suburban and rural population from its location in downtown Kingston. Due to high demand for comprehensive behavioral health services in this region, HAHV works in partnership with the Ulster County Department of Mental Health, WMCHealth's Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Dutchess County, as well as other community and government partners, to develop WMCHealth's network of clinical programs in the region as a Center of Excellence in behavioral health services. The OTP and BridgeBack programs operate from a community-based location in Kingston.WMC Advanced Physician Services PC (APS) employs doctors and mid-level clinicians working in WMCHealth's hospital-based and community-based clinical programs including at Mid-Hudson Regional.
Dutchess County features a diversity of urban, suburban and rural areas, and is at the center of the Lower Hudson Valley, a region surrounded by beautiful mountains and offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer's market scene. The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College and the Culinary Institute of America, among others.
WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.
For more information about this opportunity, contact Jasmine Campos, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth at (914) 493-3774 or by email at jasmine.campos@WMCHealth.org
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