New York, New York

November 1, 2018

Job Description:
Mount Sinai Health System has an immediate opening for an Addiction Medicine physician or Addiction Psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director of our Opioid Treatment Program, and to manage the Outpatient Addiction Pharmacotherapy Clinic! The Department of Psychiatry is a vibrant community of clinicians, researchers, educators, and trainees committed to discovering the causes of, and better treatments for, mental illness. We are ranked #6 nationally in NIH funding, and listed as one of the top regional hospital departments by U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Behavioral Health service line encompasses the clinical behavioral health services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai West and Mount Sinai Queens. We have over 350 inpatient behavioral health beds and 4 psychiatric emergency locations (CPEP/Psychiatry ED), and had over 1 million ambulatory behavioral health visits in 2017. All locations serve as major teaching sites. A newly-accredited Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry overlaps with this position’s focus. The Psychiatry Department is closely allied with the Friedman Brain Institute and all other brain-related departments of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Faculty appointment commensurate with experience. We provide care to individuals with a broad range of mental illnesses using a team approach, including psychopharmacological care and individual, group and family therapy. Close collaboration with on-site primary care and substance use services is built in. The service is a major teaching site for psychiatry residents, medical students and psychologists. The service is also undergoing significant diversification, and will be a leading site of DSRIP projects for the Mount Sinai Health System. About Mount Sinai: The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai’s vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.

Job Responsibilities:
Both the Opioid Treatment Program and the Outpatient Addiction Pharmacotherapy Clinic primarily serve the medically indigent. The successful candidate will provide medical services to patients suffering from all substance use disorders, and implement appropriate maintenance pharmacotherapy including buprenorphine as well as provide as needed ambulatory detoxification services. Competitive salary and benefits. Candidates should have fellowship training in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry and be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry. Candidates must also have a proven track record of academic progression in the field of addiction and hold an active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in New York State, as well as a federal buprenorphine waiver from the DEA.


  • Board-certified/Board-eligible in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry
  • Fellowship training in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry -New York State Medical License
  • Qualifications for Assistant Professor or higher level faculty appointment -Collaborative, proactive, and dedicated work ethic
  • Commitment to high-quality, cost-effective health care -Desire to grow professionally within a team-oriented, performance-driven department

Required licenses/certifications

  • New York State Medical License
  • Board-certified/Board-eligible in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry

If you are interested in this job posting:
Please specify job number of interest and send CV to: Alex Cano, Director Physician Recruitment, Mount Sinai Health System