Addictions Specialist - Psychiatrist or Internist – Staten Island University Hospital

Staten Island, NY
Sep 23, 2016
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The Northwell Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health is seeking a full time Addictions Psychiatrist or Internist at Staten Island University Hospital. The ideal candidate will be Board Certified in Internal Medicine or General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine. Federal suboxone certification is required. Highlights include:

  • Treat patients in our MMTP and OP Chemical Dependency Counseling Programs located at the South site campus of Staten Island University Hospital
  • Work with a multidisciplinary medical, counseling and nursing staff
  • Coordinate patients’ progress and treatment plans
  • Responsible for dispensing and administering Methadone and Suboxone in accordance with all applicable federal and state regulations

As part of Northwell Health (the nation’s second-largest, non-profit, secular healthcare system), Staten Island University Hospital is a 714-bed teaching institution and tertiary care medical center, providing primary and tertiary care to the residents of Staten Island and the adjacent boroughs in New York City.

Staten Island is the third largest borough in New York City and is home to diverse neighborhoods, parks, natural areas, and cultural attractions. It is right over the bridge from either Brooklyn or New Jersey, or you can reach Manhattan via ferry. “The small town in the Big City” affords suburban living within the confines of the Big Apple; the best of both worlds. Wherever you roam, you’ll encounter breathtaking views, entertainment and a neighborhood to fit every palate.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Academic appointment at the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine is commensurate with credentials and experience.

For additional information and to apply, please contact:  Office of Physician Recruitment, Northwell Health,