Psychiatry & Neurology
Job Title: Physician-Addictionologist
Company: WMC Advanced Physician Services PC
City/State: Poughkeepsie, NY
Department: MHRH-MH Physician Services
Position: Full Time
Hours: M-F 8-4:30
Shift: Day, Weekend
Job Title Addiction Medicine Psychiatrist – MidHudson Regional Hospital – Poughkeepsie, New York Headline Expanding academic faculty practice at MidHudson Regional Hospital, a member of the WMCHealth Network, seeks Addictionologist for Poughkeepsie, New York.
Job Details MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, NY is seeking Psychiatrists who are experienced in the treatment of Addictions in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. The successful candidate will be responsible for counseling patients diagnosed with substance abuse disorders and for developing treatment plans. The applicant must be skilled on addictions such as alcohol, drug dependency, gambling, and eating disorders. Requirements include Board Certification/Eligibility in Psychiatry, with additional training/experience or certification in Addictionology. Requirements also include the possession or ability to obtain an unrestricted New York State Medical License.
Facility Information The Department of Behavioral Health at Westchester Medical Center has been a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for the Hudson Valley for more than 90 years. As the region’s leading provider of Mental Health Services, we offer a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep the Behavioral Health Center at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness. Community Information Poughkeepsie is located in the heart of the Hudson Valley, an area surrounded by beautiful mountains as well as the Hudson River, offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer’s market scene.
The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College and the Culinary Institute of America, among others. Benefits and Compensation • Comprehensive benefits, including paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance • An academic appointment to New York Medical College, if appropriate • Collaboration with and support of an integrated team of Behavioral Health professionals • Being an integral part of the development to the dynamic and cutting edge Telepsychiatry program Company Information The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with 10 hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley.
WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.