Attending Physician - Psychiatric - CATCH

Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Regular Full-Time
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island


In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.



  • Lead the consultation team in evaluating and treating patients with addiction disorders and related chemical dependencies. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Privacy and Security rules outlined in the HIPAA guideline
  • Successfully completes the mandatory one day HIPAA Training.
  • Adheres and conforms to all hospital and departmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Examines patients, orders or performs appropriate diagnostic tests.
  • Formulates diagnosis, directs or preforms appropriate therapeutic treatment and counsels patients.
  • Consults with other members of the professional staff.
  • Gives guidance and direction to the house staff and other members of the healthcare team.
  • Provides guidance and participates in the teaching of house staff, in staff conferences, and in research projects as directed.
  • Advises the less experienced members of the professional medical staff.
  • Plans, organizes and directs the operation of a major segment within a medical service or medical program in a hospital or similar health facility; or assists the Chief of Service in the planning, organizing and directing of the entire medical service or medical program.     
  • Assists in the administration and coordination of the service.
  • Assists in the establishment and maintenance of standards of performance for physicians and other professional employees working in the service.
  • Performs other administrative, professional, consultative duties as needed by the Chief of Service.         
  • Participates in medical research.
  • Prepares daily work log as required.
  • Adheres to the departmental attendance policy.
  • All other duties as required by the department.


  • Graduate of an approved medical school
  • Possession of a valid license to practice in New York State
  • Current Board Certification or eligibility issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board
  • Completion of approved Residency in psychiatry or Internal Medicine
  • Completion of fellowship in addiction Psychiatry or Addiction Medicine
  • Board Eligible or Board Certification in Addiction Psychiatry OR
  • Board Eligible or Board Certification in Addiction Medicine
  • Buprenorphine certified or willingness to become certified








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