Medical Director - Addiction Treatment - Boston Treatment Center

Location: Boston, MA
Job ID: 152913-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019

Job Description

About the Job

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.

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