St. John's Riverside Hospital


Job ID
Behavioral Health
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
Work Shift
Posted Salary
$136.67 per hour (per diem rate)


St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.


St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong



As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, provides assessment/treatment services to patient population. Function as medical director for assigned unit. Also provides leadership and education for clinical staff.

Admits client to the appropriate level of care and approve treatment plans according to applicable regulatory standards, participates in the multidisciplinary case conference and make recommendations as to the appropriate treatment for clients, provides psychiatric assessments and diagnosis of alcoholic and substance dependent persons and their families; provide individual/group therapy services as necessary.
Prescribes medications when indicated by history or psychiatric symptoms, provides individual and group consultation to staff regarding their clients, provides on-going training for clinical staff.
Must be familiar with all applicable alcoholism/substance abuse/mental health diagnostic codes and criteria, program guidelines and regulations. Facilitate routine and emergency transfers of patients.
Maintain case records and billing records per hospital guidelines. Participate in scheduled on-call for Department.


Medical Degree required and valid NYS MD License.  Two years experience in working with chemically dependent and dually-diagnosed persons. Computer literacy.


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