Program: Recovery Services
Flexible hours up to 25 hours per week (1,2 or 3 days/week)
Responsibilities: Provides professional leadership and medical and psychiatric clinical services to individuals recovering from substance use disorder and/or mental illness. Performs diagnostic assessments to evaluate medication and overall mental health needs of clients in a busy and culturally diverse recovery program; provides Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) services; prescribes medication and monitors clients for side effects of medications; provides medication education and engages clients as partners in the treatment process; stays current on both new and older medications and incorporates this knowledge into treatment; consults with patients, their families, and other interested persons to interpret clinical findings and provide coordinated care; conducts group and family therapy sessions; participates in treatment planning meetings and meets with other clinical and treatment staff for case review and input; orders medical lab tests and health referrals as needed; executes paperwork requirements including documentation of all clients and collateral contacts, referral forms, entitlement reviews and annual psychiatric evaluations in a timely manner; and provides backup for other program physicians as needed. Coordinates, provides and ensures mandatory compliance of OASAS policies and services and additional related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Possession of a license to practice medicine, issued by NYS and completion in an approved residents training in psychiatry. One year of education, training and/or experience in substance use disorder services required. Administrative experience in a mental health, clinic or related program preferred. Must obtain a federal DATA 2000 waiver (buprenorphine-certified) within six (6) months of employment. Within four (4) years of being hired, is required to have or obtain a board certification in addiction psychiatry or the equivalent from either: the American Board of Medical Specialties, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine, or the Addiction Medicine from the American Osteopathic Association. Experience working with a diverse population and experience as a psychiatrist in a mental health, clinic or related program preferred. Computer skills and familiarity with WORD, EXCEL and other software programs required. A current driver’s license is required.
If interested please send resume including salary requirements and part time requirements to:
Mental Health Association of Rockland County, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
140 Route 303
Valley Cottage, NY 10989
Fax #: 845-268-3461
Job Type: Part-time