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Poughkeepsie, New York


Part time 10 hours week.

Job Description:

 The Physician / Practitioner is a member of the leadership team responsible for the general provision and administration of medicine for a 14-bed non-hospital based residential addiction treatment center. Duties and responsibilities can be performed predominantly by telehealth with support from staff consisting of LPN’s and a supervising RN. Some onsite duties will be required as needed to meet the emergent needs of the resident population receiving services.  

 Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assessment, diagnosis, and prescription of treatment for patients experiencing mild to moderate withdrawal symptoms.
  • Conduct physical and psychiatric examinations as needed.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with outside treatment providers as needed.
  • Occasional participation in administrative and quality improvement committee
  • Contribute to the development and revision of medical policies and procedures.
  • Assist in the development and advancement of relationships with other medical treatment providers.

Qualifications and Credentials:

  • Hold current licensure through the NYS Education Department in one of following fields of practice: Physician (MD or DO), Nurse Practitioner (NP), or Physician Assistant (PA-C)
  • Obtain board certification in addiction medicine from a certifying entity appropriate to their primary or specialty board certification within four (4) years of employment.
  • Hold a federal DATA 2000 waiver (buprenorphine-certified).
  • NYS Justice Center and OASAS background check.
  • Maintain active unrestricted federal and state DEA registration.
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