Psychiatrist - Addiction Treatment Center

Experiencedhires Worcester , MA 01608

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION: Psychiatrist- Addiction Treatment Center- Worcester, Westminster, Massachusetts area

High-end ADDICTION TREATMENT CENTER located in Massachusetts is seeking to hire a licensed Psychiatrist. In that role, you will deal with treatment methods for patients living drug and alcohol addiction using advanced training in addiction and substance abuse; prescribing medication in addition to counseling patients. You will address the underlying issues of addiction through individual therapy, group therapy, and other approved psychiatric methods.


M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited United States medical school

Successful completion of internship and residency in psychiatry specialty

About 3 to 5 years' experience managing patients with substance use disorder or addiction

Familiarity with medication assisted treatments

Valid and active state medical license, without any limitations on license to practice in specialty

Eligible to participate in the CMS Medicaid Medicare reimbursement programs

Valid and active DEA license with X waiver to prescribe buprenorphine

Knowledge of third party payer regulations, state practice guidelines and malpractice laws, HIPAA regulations, Bureau of Primary Health Care FQHC (Federally Qualified Health Care) program regulations

Experience or familiarity with electronic health records and patient data registry

Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, mental health, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self-sufficiency


Addresses the underlying issues of addiction through individual therapy, group therapy, and other approved psychiatric methods. Analyzes and evaluates patient data and test or examination findings to diagnose the nature and extent of mental disorder and or chemical dependency. Prescribes, directs, and administers psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, behavioral disorders and/or chemical dependency including inpatient detoxification. Collaborates with physicians, psychologists, counselors, social workers, psychiatric nurses and/or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.

Designs individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments. Examines or conducts laboratory or diagnostic tests on patients to provide information on their general physical condition and mental disorder.

Reviews and evaluates treatment procedures and outcomes of other medical professionals. Prepares and submits case reports and summaries to the treatment center and mental health agencies as necessary and in accordance with HIPAA regulations.

Gathers and maintains patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives and other professionals. Counsels outpatients and other patients during office visits. Advises and informs treatment center professionals, relatives and significant others of patients' conditions and treatment.

Other duties as assigned by the Medical Director.

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