St. Peter's Health Partners and 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. Peters Hospital in Albany, New York.
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. The selected candidate will work in tandem with the Executive Director and Director of Clinical Operations to ensure/promote appropriate service provision. The Medical Director will conduct medical exams, assess and manage withdrawal symptoms and provide histories and physicals. They will consult with counselors, attend treatment teams and contribute to development of treatment plans as part of an active multi-disciplinary team. In addition, they will provide medical consultation services to medical, nursing, and clinical staff in the hospital and community based settings as indicated.
Essential functions of this role include:
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.
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