MD-Assoc Medical Director Addiction / Internal Med
J. Morrissey Enfield, CT
- Posted: over a month ago
MD Associate Medical Director
Dual Board Certified Addiction Medicine/Family Medicine
- CHR was chosen as Connecticut’ s first CCBHC after successfully responding to a national competition with SAMHSA
- In 2019: 26K children, teens, families and adults served
- 95% of all families served by CHR were satisfied with the care they received
- 98.4% of all families served by CHR reported that CHR was sensitive to their cultural/ethnic background
- 97% of all adults who received services in CHR’ s intensive residential treatment programs for substance use said they were stronger and able to solve problems better
- CHR recently launched a Family Medicine program in Enfield to provide critical health screenings, primary care services and wellness programs for our clients. This is an exciting and needed endeavor as many of our clients experience health disparities and have not regularly received primary care services. Importantly, the Family Medicine staff is working in close collaboration with our clients’ behavioral health clinicians to assure that all care is coordinated and truly integrated.
- Five Federal Grants:
Along with the landmark CCBHC funding, CHR was also awarded four other exciting federal grants in 2018 to expand services, including services to help individuals with opioid addictions. All of the programs are up and running and include an innovative substance use prevention program for youth in Griswold; a partnership with four local police departments to help people in crisis; an expanded housing program in eastern Connecti cut; and enhanced services for opioid use disorders in Hartford
- Functioning as the Division’ s chief consultant for integrated care and the treatment of substance use disorders
- Serving as Medical Director for Opioid Treatment Programs in the Department of Corrections providing all three FDA approved medications for Opioid Use Disorder and meeting the federal standards for Opioid Treatment Programs endorsed and monitored by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care.
- Train and mentor Practitioners (MD and APRN) and other providers in the delivery of Addiction treatment through direct supervision, consultation, program development, and training.
- Provide leadership and performance improvement on agency strategic goal to enhance integration of primary care and behavioral health.
- Oversee the professional practices of the family medicine APRNs, behavioral health APRNs, and Practitioners providing Medication Assisted Treatment.
- Reports to Medical Director
- Environments: Office Based care, Department of Corrections
- Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine and Board Certified in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry
- Experience with high risk behaviors, trauma, complex co-morbidities including high impact of social determinants of health
- Opioid Treatment
- Experience with primary care services for individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness, Substance Use Disorders, and Co-occurring Disorders.
- Experience implementing Joint Commission accreditation standards, SAMSHA Federal regulations for Opioid Treatment Programs, and requirements of DPH and DSS.
For confidential inquiries, please contact
Krisha Morander, Director, Recruitment
J. Morrissey & Company, Inc.