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(Archived) Medical Director of Addiction Medicine Services (MD/DO)

Last Updated: 5/05/20

Job Description

Hiring a Medical Director of Addiction Medical Services for a leading non-profit social service organization. The Medical Director of Addiction Medicine provides consultation and supervision to on-site medical staff, prescribes medication as needed, and participates in quality assurance and utilization review activities.



  • Sign off on toxicology screens and medical charts.
  • Provide medical diagnoses, treatment and advice to patients in accordance with New York State regulations and the scope of training of the clinician.
  • Prescribe and/or dispense required medication to patients.
  • Provide medical supervision to medical staff.
  • Direct, organize, and participate in preventive health programs.
  • Develop and implement quality assurance management and utilization review.
  • Partake in community outreach programs.
  • Complete 30 annual Continuing Medical Education credits.
  • Maintain adequate staffing to provide clinical care throughout the system and to meet the regulatory requirements of individual programs.
  • Recruit all staff and in collaboration with Human Resources, develops and maintains job descriptions.
  • Provide ongoing staff development and in-service training.
  • Assure the quality of  treatment  and  related  services  provided  by  professional  staff,  though participation (directly or by designee) in ongoing quality assurance and audit processes.
  • Develop policies and procedures for addiction medicine services in each program.
  • Ensure that   addiction  medicine   services   practice   meets   regulatory   standards   of   each program and is appropriately documented in the medical record.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance processes, including Incident Review meetings and Grievance Committee.


Education Requirements:

  • MD or DO
  • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Addiction Medicine
  • Valid NYS Medical License


Experience Requirements:

  • Experience with ambulatory detox programs
  • Experience with MAT and has a waiver to prescribe Suboxone
  • Addiction medicine experience, with a waiver to prescribe suboxone and harm-reduction evidence-based care model preferred
  • Significant community based medical experience, work with homeless population preferred

Company Details

TAL Healthcare

Mount Kisco, New York, United States

TAL Healthcare specializes in the recruitment and placement of physicians and clinicians throughout the New York Metropolitan area. We are exceptionally skilled at guiding both healthcare organizations and physicians and other clinicians through the process of finding the most compatible practice opportunities for both parties. We thrive at “matching great companies with great talent.”...