St. John's Riverside Hospital

Physician: Addiction Specialist

Job ID
2017-2536
Parkcare
Category
Behavioral Health
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
40
Shift
Day
Work Shift
9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Posted Salary
Negotiable

Overview

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

 

Responsibilities

Determine patient care needs, identifies and formulates diagnoses for treatment of actual or potential problems. Documents all patient encounters and interventions according to established standards of care. Orders appropriate lab and diagnostics following established protocols. Prescribes drugs, devices and immunizing agents according to established practice agreements and practice protocols. Appropriately evaluates and interprets labs and diagnostic test results. Makes appropriate changes in plan of care in response to patient’s status, responses to treatment and his/her goals. Refers patients for specialty consultation when clinical indicated. To serve on appropriate committees in BHS and SJRH as requested. Collaborates with other members of the staff to ensure continuity of care. To participate in all UR/QA activities as requested. To perform administrative and supervisory functions as requested. Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

Two years experience in working with chemically dependent persons. MD with current New York State License

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