The Medical Director ensures on a day-to-day basis that the medical team carries out Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s promise to our patients: that patients, families and customers will have the best opportunity for lifelong recovery.
The medical director does this by providing medical oversight for the designated Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation program(s); providing supervision of any physicians connected with the program, developing and supporting productivity and patient clinical-scheduling benchmarks, acting as a liaison to the local medical community, participating in the establishment and implementation of health care policies, examining and treating patients and performing related duties as required. Provide medical expertise and input regarding the type, level of intensity and quality of care for patients in the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation continuum of care, and specifically The Betty Ford Center and any other BFC locations, clinics or outpatient sites assigned by DDAS (collectively, “BFC”). Consult with other on- site health care professionals regarding the course of medical care, complications, and referral to other health care professionals. Provide individualized medical care to patients and promote interdisciplinary teamwork toward patient, family, and employee satisfaction.
This position is under administrative and operations direction of the VP West Region and
Administrator BFC and under the medical and clinical direction of the Chief Medical Officer.
The Medical Director will also participate in the on call duties with other members of the medical team as needed
7-10 yrs medical leadership experience
Addiction related medical practice
Minimum two years freedom from chemical use problems
Must not have had a felony conviction or been incarcerated as a result of a felony conviction in the last three years (check on requirement for licensure)
Excellent interpersonal skills required to interact with all levels of associates and customers.
Current license to practice medicine in state of hire
Board certification in internal medicine, family practice, psychiatry, or any ACGME specialty.
ASAM or ABAM certification or added qualifications in addiction psychiatry
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 6751
About Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is the world's leading organization singularly dedicated to combating addiction to alcohol and drugs with a full continuum of services.
Over the course of a year, we:
•Serve over 15,000 patients annually through treatment centers in Minnesota, California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, and Florida
•Educate over 600 professionals through our accredited Hazelden Graduate School of Addiction Studies, Professionals in Residence program and Summer Institute for Medical Students.
•Provide publishing books and materials for over 32,000 publishing customers
•Provide prevention services to over 50,000 students across the United States and the world
One of our key strategic objectives is people - our employees are essential in the process of propelling our organization forward to meet the challenges and opportunities ahead. Are you ready to excel in these challenges and opportunities? Do you possess the qualities below? Join Our Team!