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Job Title: Chemical Dependency Physician Assistant

Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY

Category: Advanced Clinical Providers

Department: MHRH-MH Physician Services

Position: Part Time

Req #: 12820

Job Details:

Part Time Chemical Dependency Physician Assistant MidHudson Regional Hospital-Poughkeepsie Summary MidHudson Regional Hospital is seeking a Physician Assistant with a strong interest in Addiction Medicine to work with the Kyle Goldberg Turning Point chemical dependency treatment program. The position involves the following: Work on both the medically managed detoxification and the rehabilitation services. Providing admission history and physical, treatment plan and documentation for medically managed detox admissions. Daily detox and residential patient follow-ups for medical, SUD and psychiatric issues, all documented. Prescribe and/or adjust medication orders to best suit the patients’ needs. Review preadmission screenings from admission staff. Be on-site to ensure all patients are seen and medical staff is supported as needed. New admissions and follow up of patients via telemedicine format. Available by phone to field admission inquiries and staff calls regarding ongoing medical/clinical issues with patients.

Experience:

Experience with detox/withdrawal management preferredExcellent bed side manner, reliability and strong work ethicDEA CertificationWaivered or willing to obtain waiver to prescribe buprenorphine/naloxone for opioid use disorderExperience with psychiatric patients preferredExperience with management of psychiatric medication for treatment of depression and anxiety preferredMust maintain or be eligible for a New York Physician Assistant License

Other:

Competitive Salary Comprehensive health coverage Including 401K with match 4 weeks’ vacation Malpractice Coverage CME dues Facility InformationMidHudson Regional Hospital of Westchester Medical Center is located in Poughkeepsie, New York, which is 75 miles north of New York City and 50 minutes from the Westchester Medical Center Campus. Poughkeepsie is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, an area surrounded by beautiful mountains, as well as the Hudson River, offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike.Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer’s market scene. The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College, and the Culinary Institute of America, among others.The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. Westchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.For more information about this opportunity, contact Daphne Advanced Clinical Recruiter by email toDaphne.Michel@wmchealth.org