Full-time and Per Diem Psychiatrists

Long Island, New York
Oct 27, 2021
Position Type

Wellbridge Addiction Treatment and Research, in partnership with Northwell Health, is seeking Full-time and Per Diem Psychiatrists to join our team.  

Wellbridge is a new purpose-built facility designed specifically for the research and treatment of addiction. It integrates state-of-the-art clinical care, addiction research and community education within a safe, supportive 96-acre campus in Calverton, Long Island. We are located 70 miles from NYC.

This position serves as Wellbridge’s primary psychiatrist and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of a licensed inpatient medically supervised stabilization and withdrawal management service. Carries out the Wellbridge vision, values, and overall strategic planning, clinical management, patient care, and quality management. Promotes service standards and creates a patient-focused caring environment while addressing and meeting the individual needs of all patients. Fosters an environment of collaboration and respect with physician colleagues, nurses, and other healthcare team members.

Required Qualifications  

  • MD Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine.
  • Completion of internship and residency in psychiatry specialty.
  • Currently licensed as a physician in the State of New York.
  • Addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine Fellowship.
  • Experience with stabilization and withdrawal management and settings.

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience providing treatment for addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders  
  • Experience in an addiction rehabilitation environment  
  • Experience with therapeutic groups (preferably addiction-oriented), therapeutic communities, and inpatient care

We offer a wide range of benefits with exceptional coverage for employees including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Disability.

For additional information and to apply, please contact Office of Physician Recruitment: opr@northwell.edu

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, more than 600 outpatient facilities and nearly 15,000 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 66,000 employees – 15,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.

Diversity and Health Equity:

Northwell Health is committed to training, supporting and nurturing physicians from all backgrounds. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education, to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. Diversity and inclusion permeates our educational and clinical initiatives. We have set a goal to make sure every one of our physicians receives training on how to deliver high quality, culturally competent care. Our recent educational areas of focus have been on social determinants of health, community engagement and developing a medical-legal partnership for our physicians-in-training. One of our many strengths is our diverse patient population and our expectation is that our diverse patient populations receive equitable care, irrespective of who they are. As a result, we continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of our diverse patients.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Physicians are employed through Northwell Health Physician Partners, one of the largest medical groups in the country.

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