Addiction Psychiatrist needed to join the REACH Program at Mount Sinai in Manhattan!

Job Description

The Mount Sinai Health System is currently seeking a part-time (24 hours/week) Attending Physician for the Department of Psychiatry to join the REACH Program at the Internal Medicine Associates. 

This is an outpatient position as part of a multidisciplinary team treating patients with substance use disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders. The practice is located on the upper east side of Manhattan and serves a diverse community. Mount Sinai has long been a champion of treating underserved and vulnerable populations and has a commitment to provide stigma-free treatment of persons suffering from addictions. This is an opportunity to work in an outpatient medical setting with a multidisciplinary team providing integrated care to a vulnerable patient population.

The Respectful & Equitable Access to Comprehensive Healthcare (REACH) Program offers primary care services to patients who use alcohol and/or drugs or who are in recovery from addiction. Using a harm reduction model, REACH offers overdose prevention services, access to buprenorphine and other medicines to treat substance use disorders, as well as comprehensive primary care that integrates behavioral health (psychiatry, psychology, and social work). The REACH program further offers care coordination support from patient navigators and patient support groups. The REACH Program began as an outreach, testing and treatment program for patients with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection and continues to offer these services as well within the primary care and outreach settings. In addition to this psychiatrist position, the REACH team consists of 20 additional team members (6 physicians, 1 NP, 2 RNs, 2 social workers, 1 clinical psychologist, 5 patient navigators, 1 program manager, 1 data manager, 1 community health care worker).

The psychiatrist will see patients at 5 REACH clinic sessions where he/she will provide psychiatric evaluation, crisis intervention, short-term counseling, medication management, and referrals for long-term treatment. He/she will have the opportunity to participate in research initiatives to improve understanding and care of this vulnerable and diverse population of patients. Responsibilities include tracking all referrals and follow-up with patients and referral contacts, documentation in the medical record, coordination of care with the medical staff and patient navigators, and participation in weekly case conferencing.

The position involves using your skills as a psychiatrist, addictionologist, teacher, and interdisciplinary team member. For those interested in research, there are many opportunities and mentorship available. Teaching responsibilities are encouraged, but not required. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Our compensation plan gives consideration to your years of experience post-residency as well as specialty and sub specialty board certifications.

Position Description:
Outpatient Psychiatrist with experience in Addiction Subspecialty Certification/Boards preferred but not required
Serve a diverse population 
Minimum 75% of your clinical work will be with patients suffering from Substance Use Disorders, many with active substance use
EMR system: EPIC
Teaching and research are encouraged, but not required
Competitive salary and benefits offered including productivity bonuses, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, and malpractice coverage
Function as part of multidisciplinary team providing integrated care
Position Qualifications:
Medical Degree from an Accredited University
New York Medical License
Board Certified in Psychiatry
Committed to Mount Sinai and the communities we serve
Excellent communication and organizational abilities
Commitment to a harm-reduction approach to the treatment of substance use disorders
Willingness to provide psychiatric care to persons currently using illicit substances
A strong work ethic and desire to participate in a team-oriented, performance-driven Health System

Job Share Opportunity:  
This 3-day per week position may be functionally paired with a separate 2-day per week position offered by The Fortune Society (Medical Director/Addiction Psychiatrist), yielding an effective full-time position. For details regarding the position at the Fortune Society, please follow this link Candidates may be employed in this role as a stand-alone position, however. 

About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System
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