Job ID: 289454750
Last Updated: 5/2/2017
Psychiatrist, Opioid Treatment Program
Zucker Hillside Hospital
The Behavioral Health Service Line at Northwell Health is seeking a Psychiatrist to join our Addiction Treatment Services Program at Zucker Hillside Hospital on Long Island. The ideal candidate will be Board Certified/Board Eligible in General Psychiatry and in addition, either Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine. Highlights include:
Oversee the psychiatric care of patients undergoing Medication Assisted Treatment
Provide direct care to patients including psychiatric assessments and medication management
Lead the clinical team in coordinating patients progress and adjusting treatment plans
Collaborate with the clinics medical team around dosing issues and other health concerns
Consult with inpatient psychiatric units and Emergency Departments around possible referrals
Assist in training medical students, psychiatric residents and addiction psychiatry fellows
Zucker Hillside Hospital is a 225-bed not-for-profit behavioral health facility which is one of the leading inpatient and outpatient behavioral health organizations in the nation. The Addiction Treatment Services of The Zucker Hillside Hospital offer the latest innovations in addiction services including evidence based treatments for substance use disorders at multiple community locations. Our Opiate Treatment Program (OTP) provides comprehensive assessments, group therapy, individual therapy, medical services, medication management, medication assisted treatments (including methadone maintenance, buprenorphine, naltrexone and Vivitrol), nursing services, pharmacological services, psychiatric assessment, medication management and vocational services. The OTP is a Certified Opiate Overdose Prevention Program and has a recently developed ambulatory detoxification track as well. With a commitment to training medical students, residents and fellows, research engagement, standardized diagnostic assessment and measurement-based outcomes, as well as the use of new technologies, the environment at Zucker Hillside is one of the most sophisticated in the nation.
The Zucker Hillside Hospital is conveniently located just minutes from NYC via private or public
transportation, and a short distance from beaches, wineries, waterfront towns, villages and
parks. The regions surrounding the hospital also boast some of nations top school districts.
We offer an exceptional compensation and benefits package. Academic appointment is commensurate with credentials and experience at our exciting new medical school, the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.
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