Addictive Medicine Medical Director

MaineGeneral Health

Posted Under: Augusta, Maine jobs in Executive; Executive jobs in zipcode 04338
Posted On: 2020-03-26

Addictive Medicine Medical Director 40 hours per weekMedical Administration 35 Medical Center ParkwayAugusta, Maine, 04330United States MaineGeneral is seeking a physician, ideally board certified in Addiction Psychiatry or Addition Medicine to lead and help establish our Addiction Medicine Department. This individual should be well versed in psychosocial treatments of substance use disorders and the treatment of medical comorbidities of addiction. The ideal candidate will possess many of the following: Has work experience in all benchmark levels of care within the ASAM placement criteria and can help grow programs for all stages of addictionHas academic experience and can set evidence based treatment standards for the entire department and for the health system in generalIs a team builder capable of bringing all the various addiction programs and departments working together for a common causeIs a good teacher so as to build the next generation of treatment providersHas at least 5 years of experience in the field of addiction medicineHas previous leadership experience and is capable of inspiring people to work towards a common goalHas research experience and can design ongoing quality improvement measuresIs a visionary and is able to look beyond immediate goalsHas a strong connection to the local community and is invested in the communityIs passionate about addiction treatment and can be a strong champion for patientsMaineGeneral Health is Kennebec Valley's largest private employer with a strong commitment to positively impact the health of the community each day through services and involvement. The state-of-the-art, 192 bed MaineGeneral Medical Center at the Alfond Center for Health offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services to patients from 88 cities and towns throughout the region.

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