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Medical Program Administrator

Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Division of Community Mental Hygiene
200 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788
Up to $167,405 a year - Full-time

Location

200 Wireless Boulevard, Hauppauge, NY 11788

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

Full-time Medical Program Administrator is needed in the Opioid Treatment Program, operated by Suffolk County Department of Health Services, Division of Community Mental Hygiene. Medical Program Administrator plans, directs, and coordinates the medical aspects of the Opioid Treatment Clinics.

Job Duties:

  • Review medical history, examines patients, orders tests, evaluates patient and makes diagnosis, discuss results, administer treatments, prescribe medications, conducts follow up exams, records information, diagnosis, prescription, treatments and patient response to treatment.
  • Conduct routine check-ups to patients to assess their health condition and discover possible issues.
  • Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene, etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health.
  • Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities.
  • Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration. Refer patients to medical specialists as appropriate.
  • Directs and supervises medical practices and procedures at the assigned Opioid Treatment Clinic.
  • Implements medical policy and maintains standards of performance;
  • Provides general clinical supervision and administrative direction for medical personnel at the assigned Opioid Treatment Clinic.
  • Reports to the Medical Director.

Essential knowledge, skills and abilities:

Comprehensive knowledge of the State and local laws affecting health services; thorough knowledge of current developments, literature and sources of information with a specialization in addiction medicine; ability to plan and supervise the work of medical personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale.

Type of license or certificate required: Possession of a license to practice medicine in the State of New York and two (2) years of experience as a licensed physician in the field of assignment.

Qualifications and Skills: Board Eligibility in a recognized specialty such as Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, or Internal Medicine may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience in the field of assignment; Board Certification in a recognized specialty such as Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, or Internal Medicine may be substituted for two (2) years of the experience in the field of assignment.

  • Candidate must meet Civil Service requirements upon hire for County positions.
  • All candidates must complete pre-employment background checks and credentialing.

BENEFITS

Benefits for full-time Suffolk County employees include:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Optical
  • Legal
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • New York State Retirement System
  • Paid Time-Off

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: Up to $167,405.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Experience:

  • a licensed physician: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • license to practice medicine in the State of New York (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

Work Location: One location