Location: Boston, MA
Job ID: 157547-1A
Date Posted: Oct 15, 2019
Category: Non Physician Provider
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
Lahey Health Behavioral Services is currently searching for a Physician Assistant to work in a per diem capacity. Working in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Director, and the Vice President of Addiction Services, the Physician Assistant will participate in the development and implementation of medical policies and procedures for patients enrolled in addiction treatment services programs. The PA will also provide direct services to patients enrolled in substance use disorder treatment through evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, counseling, and treatment of enrolled patients. Programs may include inpatient detoxification programs, opioid treatment programs, and office-based opioid treatment programs.
Responsibilities: Reviews pertinent assessment information to determine appropriateness for admission. Completes all necessary agency and regulatory documentation related to admission. Determines appropriate watches and protocols for treatment both at admission and during patients’ episode of treatment. Provides ongoing medical evaluations and treatments and provides consultation and leadership to the multidisciplinary team. Shares on-call responsibilities with other providers in the division. Other duties as assigned.