St. Peters Health Partners, St. Peter's Addiction Recovery Center (SPARC) is seeking to recruit a Medical Director with specific training and experience in the field of addiction medicine for immediate placement at St. Peter’s Hospital in Albany, NY.
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. S/he will work in tandem with the Executive Director and Director of Clinical Operations to ensure/promote appropriate service provision. S/he will conduct medical exams, assess and manage withdrawal symptoms and provide histories and physicals. S/he will consult with counselors, attend treatment teams and contribute to development of treatment plans as part of an active multi-disciplinary team. In addition, s/he will provide medical consultation services to medical, nursing, and clinical staff in the hospital and community based settings as indicated.
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.
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
Provide clinical supervision, support to full-time, part-time, and contract providers.
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.
Oversee patient care services along with program operations managers.
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.
Assist in the recruitment and development of Addiction Medicine Physicians and Psychiatrists.
Available as a back-up to the on-call physician or nursing leader for complicated situations involving patients within the addiction medicine programs
RECRUITMENT PACKAGE: St. Peter’s Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:
Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances;
Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage;
CME time & expense allowance;
Paid time away from the practice;
Retirement savings program with employer matching program.
Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Board Certification.
Licensed or eligible to practice medicine in the state of New York with active DEA.
3-5 years of extensive experience managing withdrawal symptoms and the provision of medication assisted treatment.
Controlled substance license/ Suboxone license, DEA license/DEA registration
Specific training and/or experience in the field of substance abuse, Fellowship in Addiction Medicine, Board Certification in Addiction Medicine required.
St. Peter’s Health Partners, the region’s largest private-sector employer, with more than 12,500 employees, has more than 145 locations across seven counties. St. Peter’s Health Partners was created on October 1, 2011 by the merger of Northeast Health, St. Peter’s Health Care Services, and Seton Health. The merger created the region’s largest and most comprehensive not-for-profit network of high-quality and advanced medical care, primary care, rehabilitation, and senior services. These state-of-the-art services and programs are provided through Albany Memorial and St. Peter’s Hospitals in Albany, NY; Samaritan and St. Mary’s Hospitals in Troy, NY; Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY; and The Eddy system of continuing care and The Community Hospice.