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Physician/Assistant Medical Director

Company: Helio Health
Location: Rochester
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Physician/Assistant Medical Director

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Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians

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Regular Part-Time

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Helio Health is on a mission to treat and promote recovery from the effects of substance use, mental health disorders, and other behavioral healthcare issues. To support the mission of Helio Health we are looking to hire an experienced and insightful Physician provide medical examination/evaluation, order lab work and diagnostic testing if appropriate, medically assess level of care, make appropriate medical referrals, and to assist staff in understanding patients' medical issues and needs. The Physician will work on a Part Time basis out of Helio Health's Rochester Inpatient program.


  • Order routine lab work and diagnostic testing when appropriate to assess patients' levels of chemical dependency and determine appropriate medical referrals.
  • Assist staff in understanding clients' medical and psychiatric needs.
  • Provide direct patient care of medical examination, implementation of medical orders, treatment of medical conditions, and reporting of communicable and infectious disease in accordance with the law.
  • Provide and supervise the provision of the diagnosis and continuous management, including regular clinical reassessments, of patients' diseases and disorders.
  • Serve on special review and quality assurance committees as assigned.
  • Supervise and review the distribution of medical staff, including physician assistants and nurses, in the dispensing of medication and the provision of primary care.
  • Represent the medical perspective during team meetings.
  • Provide first aid and emergency care to patients who become ill while in Helio Health programs.


    • Must be a licensed physician currently registered by the NYS Education Department.
    • At least one year of experience or comparable training in the treatment of substance abuse and/or dependency.
    • Suboxone waiver preferred.
    • ASAM Board Certification preferred, or willingness to work towards certification.
    • Have prescriptive authority and a DEA number.
    • Basic computer skills required.Our Comprehensive Employee Benefits Package Includes:
      • Health insurance for employees and families including domestic partners
      • Dental insurance Paid vacation leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!
      • Paid sick leave - No Waiting Period for Accruals!
      • Paid holidays, including birthday holiday
      • 401 (k) plan - No Waiting Period for Enrollment!
      • Company-paid short-term disability insurance
      • Company-sponsored life insurance Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Helio Health provides equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), parental status, religion, national origin, citizenship, status as a victim of domestic violence, age, military or veteran status, handicap or disability, family medical history or predisposing genetic characteristics or carrier status, marital status, family status, political affiliation, felony conviction record, status as a victim of a crime, or status as an employee who has complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit, or any other categories, status or activity protected by federal, state or local law. IND123B

Keywords: Helio Health, Rochester , Physician/Assistant Medical Director, Executive , Rochester, New York

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