Central Regional Medical Director, Addiction Services
Psychiatry, Behavioral and Addiction Medicine
Addiction is a multifaceted and chronic disease requiring integrated resources to manage. This role will have direct practice responsibilities and oversight responsibilities for an integrated Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinics in Lewistown. Role will manage the care team involved in MAT, provide education and oversite for patient care, and collaborate with the System Medical Director for Addiction Services on the continued development of outpatient addiction services.
Geisinger is an integrated delivery system, bringing all of these resources to implement our vision to employ them in a manner that improves population level outcomes for patients with a substance use disorder. Becoming a member of the Geisinger addiction services team will provide an opportunity to lead and develop the programmatic development of addiction services.
The position will report to Geisinger’s System Addiction Medicine Medical Director.
BC/BE in Internal Medicine, Psychiatry or Family Medicine required. Buprenorphine waiver for 275 patients a year required.
Graduate of accredited Medical School with a current medical license for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and current Buprenorphine waiver for DEA.
Must hold at least one of the following:
Current Addiction certification from American Board of Preventative Medicine
Current certification by American Board of Addiction Medicine
Current Addiction Psychiatry accreditation by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Program Development. The Regional Medical Director of Addiction Services will be provided with dedicated time to identify needs and develop addiction programming. This included inpatient (acute care services, consult services, ED presence, and local partnerships), outpatient (further development of COE, other outpatient offerings)
Academics is a strong focus within Geisinger and the expectation is that this person would be a leader in breaking down barriers and stigma around addiction, system wide. Includes education of clinical team at Center of Excellence sites as well as opportunities to train medical students, residents, post-doctoral candidates, and fellows in our ACGME accredited residency program, now in its second year. We provide well-supported educational programming and CME including weekly Division Grand Rounds, case conferences, and journal club.
Geisinger offers excellent compensation, benefits, generous CME and time off including full relocation, retirement contributions, benefits that begin day one; 20 paid days off, and 15 days and $3,500.00 for CME benefits. Geisinger combines a premiere academic, clinical, and technological center of excellence with family favorites - great schools, safe neighborhoods with affordable housing, local community events and festivals, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. Sport enthusiasts will revel in local teams including Hershey and Penn State. Three major local universities, concert venues, theatre ensembles, and quaint shopping and dining districts abound. The picturesque Susquehanna River Valley and neighboring Poconos provide opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. just an afternoon’s drive away; weekend getaways await at the Jersey and Delaware shores.
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We are an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Geisinger Health System serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family. Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality ...care. A mature electronic health record connects a comprehensive network of 12 hospital campuses, 43 community practice sites and nearly 1,600 Geisinger primary and specialty care physicians.