Medical Director - Addiction Treatment - Boston Treatment Center

Location: Boston, MA
Job ID: 152913-1A
Date Posted: Dec 12, 2019
Category: Physician

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Serves as the attending physician for the detoxification (ATS) program at Boston Treatment Center. Provides direct patient care, review of medical/nursing services provided to clients, consultation on cases identified by medical/nursing team, professional support to nursing staff, and general leadership and responsibility regarding policies and procedures performed by the medical/nursing team.  


Responsibilities:  Either directly or through a Qualified Health Professional designee, provides professional support to nursing staff; review of medical assessments, including current courses of treatment and medication regimens; signs medical treatment orders; weighs in on decision-making process regarding client admission to program, as needed; provides consultation on cases identified by the medical/nursing/clinical team, which may include meeting with patients and responding to after-hours and weekend calls and emails. After-hours support to medical/nursing team occurs on a scheduled rotation, shared by a physician, physician assistant and nurse practitioner team.  Provides additional addiction medicine consultative services across the Addiction Treatment  Services Division and Lahey Health organization as needed.

Please reply directly to Nalan Ward, M.D - Chief Medical Officer - Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services [email protected]