Location: Boston, MA
Job ID: 152913-1A
Date Posted: Jun 24, 2020
Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.
About the Job
Serves as the PT or FT Medical Director for the BILH BS Addictions Division. 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 BILH organization as needed.