206 S. Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14201
We need a Psychiatrist/ Medical Director to work in Buffalo, NY.
The opportunity: The Psychiatrist will be responsible for overseeing medical/psychiatric services provided to patients of the Behavioral Health programs. Specifically, the Psychiatrist serves as the Medical Director of the Substance Use, Harm Reduction, and Mental Health outpatient programming. The Psychiatrist will provide organizational leadership and supervision to the medical and clinical staff in both programs, collaborating to advance care services consistent with the harm reduction, medication assisted treatment, and trauma informed care philosophies. The Psychiatrist will contribute to the development and service of policies and procedures related to medical care in the Substance Use and Mental Health programs. The Medical Director will contribute to the quality of care offered to patients by designing and implementing education, training, and evidence based treatment updates for the medical and clinical staff.
Qualified Candidate will be Licensed in NYS to practice Psychiatry (with federal data 2000 waiver (buprenorphine certified) preferred).
- Licensed Physician in NYS with Addiction Medicine certification and federal data 2000 waiver (buprenorphine certified) considered.
- Licensed Physician who has received the doctor of medicine (MD) or doctor of osteopathy (DO) degree and currently registered as such by the New York State Education Department with a minimum of five (5) years of relevant working experience, and at least three (3) years of experience in substance use disorder services considered.
- Must have or be willing to obtain within a designated period of time either a sub-specialty board certification in addiction psychiatry from the American Board of Medical Specialties, or hold a Certification by the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
Sensitivity to HIV/AIDS, addiction, cultural and LGBT issues essential. Candidate must possess valid NYS driver’ s license and insured, dependable vehicle for use for work activities.
Must have or be willing to obtain within a designated period of time either a subspecialty board certification in addiction psychiatry from the American Board of Medical Specialties, or hold a Certification by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. We offer CME benefits!
Schedule: Full-Time; M, W-F 8: 30A-5P, Tue 10A-7P
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