The position of the Medical Director has a broad range of duties, including medical supervision of the program.
Medical supervision includes oversight and review of the program’s clinical procedures, maintaining close communication with the program’s director, review of treatment planning, providing medical evaluations and servicing participants’ health care needs when appropriate. The Medical Director will also provide assessment of and education regarding Medication Assisted Treatment, HIV, Tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections, and other infectious diseases. Referral for testing will be offered to all clients. The Medical Director will also be responsible for the ordering of testing of urine samples to be collected randomly from program participants in order to ascertain clients’ abstinence from alcohol and drugs.
• Knowledgeable about Federal, state and local law and regulation governing addiction treatment programs
• Strong leadership, effective management, organizational, writing and communication skills
• Other duties as determined by the CEO or as required by regulation
Degree requirements: MD or DO
NY License to practice medicine
Board Certification psychiatry and addiction medicine required
Active DEA license or DATA 2000 Waiver to prescribe to provide Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use and Alcohol Use Disorders in New York State
Experience with MAT (inducing, prescribing, and administering, including IM medications)
Active Medicaid Provider ID
Participates in all managed care plans as requested by Safe
Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues inside and outside the agency to achieve goals
Strong interpersonal skills
Competence with electronic health records systems and electronic prescriptions
Competence with providing services via Telehealth
Familiarity with and adherence to the following: The Addiction Counseling Competencies (TAP 21, SAMHSA), the 12 Core Functions of the addiction counselor (OASAS), the Canon of Ethical Principles (OASAS), and the Code of Conduct for Custodians of People with Special Needs (NYS Justice Center).