PSYCHIATRIST - Addiction Medicine - Rushford Center
The Rushford Center, part of Hartford HealthCare's Behavioral Health Network is currently looking for a BC/BE Psychiatrist to work in their Meriden and Middletown facilities well as other satellite locations.
The Psychiatrist ensures the availability and provision of timely psychiatric assessments and treatment that are compatible with managed care guidelines. Supervises clinical and support staff members. Participates in the performance improvement and peer review efforts of the Organization. Actively participates in efforts to improve the status of the behavioral health of members of the community.
Some responsibilities include:
Provides leadership in the provision of appropriate evaluation, treatment and care for psychiatric and substance abuse patients, collaborating with mental health care professionals from other disciplines. Shares state-of-the-art knowledge, relevant research findings, and current clinical knowledge with other team members.
Coordinates with other medical specialties the detection and treatment of psychiatric patients’ non-psychiatric medical/surgical conditions. Advocates for chronically mentally ill patients with medical non-psychiatric conditions to receive quality care.
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Consults for and advises non-psychiatric practitioners on the care of co-morbid psychiatric conditions. May also collaborate with non-psychiatric practitioners in the provision of mental health care.
- M.D. or O.D. with four years of approved psychiatric residency
- BC/BE in Psychiatry.
- Current license to practice in Connecticut is required
- Experience or interest in Addiction Medicine
If you are interested in learning more about our opportunity,
please send your CV and feel free to contact:
Nicolette Burns, Physician Recruiter
Rushford at Meriden offers a variety of outpatient programs and services to address issues of related to mental health and substance use disorders.
For adults (age 18 and older), Rushford at Meriden offers clinical services for those needing behavioral health and addiction recovery care in an outpatient setting. Rushford is the local mental health authority for Meriden and Wallingford, as designated by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, providing crisis intervention to those towns.
For adolescents (age 13-17), Rushford at Meriden provides a five-day- a-week after school outpatient program. It is open to male and female adolescents with mental health or substance use problems. The focus of the program is to develop coping and stress management skills in order to promote stabilization and decrease in symptoms.
All adolescent services are based in the Seven Challenges® program, a proven approach that addresses teens' mental health and substance use issues.
Rushford's Medication Assisted Treatment Close to Home (MATCH) is available in our Meriden location to anyone age 16 or older. This program combines group therapy for those addicted to prescription painkillers or heroin with buprenorphine (Suboxone®), a prescription medication to help achieve and maintain recovery.
Rushford at Meriden also provides outpatient mental health and addiction services in Spanish through its Latino Services program.