Director of Addiction Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Job Description

Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai—Director of Addictions Services, Mount Sinai Beth Israel 
The Icahn School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry is a vibrant community of clinicians, researchers, educators, and trainees committed to discovering the causes of, and better treatments for, mental illness and substance use disorders. We are ranked #6 nationally in NIH funding, and recognized as one of the top regional hospital departments by U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Behavioral Health service line encompasses the clinical behavioral health services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Queens.  We have over 350 inpatient behavioral health beds and 4 psychiatric emergency locations (CPEP/Psych ED), and had over 1.2 million ambulatory behavioral health visits in 2017.   
The Addiction Institute at Mount Sinai (AIMS) is seeking an outstanding Addiction Psychiatrist to lead the clinical Addictions Services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI).   The Addictions Service at AIMS-MSBI is one of the largest providers of addictions treatment in the country, including the largest Opioid Treatment Program in the country.  AIMS-MSBI is at the forefront of innovation in addictions healthcare delivery, including integrated primary care services and specialized engagement and care navigation services; and a robust clinical research platform studying new treatment modalities and services.  
You will oversee all aspects of clinical care and operations (inpatient, urgent, and outpatient levels of care); ensure exceptional quality and delivery of care with measurable performance indicators; ensure effective broad-based implementation of MAT and recovery-oriented services; develop new and innovative clinical programs and initiatives; promote education and training of future clinicians and faculty in Addiction Psychiatry; and ensure continued successful collaboration with the research platform. 
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai faculty appointment commensurate with experience. Position available immediately.  

  • Board certified Addiction Psychiatrist through ABPN, ABPM, or ABAM.
  • Possess NYS license to practice medicine.
  • At least five years of clinical administrative leadership experience of addictions services, preferably within a hospital-based setting.
  • Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills required.
  • Exceptional administrative and organizational skills and ability to work effectively in matrixed environment.
  • Must possess highly collaborative and proactive approach, and demonstrate commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care.
  • A strong work ethic and desire to grow and lead a team-oriented, performance-driven department.
  • Qualifications for Assistant Professor or higher level required.

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, 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 System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven 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, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.   

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Alex Cano

Director Physician Recruitment

Mount Sinai Health System

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