Posted in Other 8 days ago.
Location: Somerville, Massachusetts
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The Assistant Medical Director will work with the Medical Director and Program Director for the Mass General Brigham Quality, Patient Experience and Equity Substance Use Disorder program to to implement substance use disorder programs across the system to achieve improvements in clinical quality for patients with SUD, with a particular focus on reducing racial disparities in access to and retention in effective SUD treatment. The Assistant Medical Director will be help support the implementation of a system-wide cascade of care model for SUD including screening in primary care, integration of pharmacotherapy, psychosocial services and recovery coaching in primary care, and expansion of low threshold Bridge Clinics across Mass General Brigham. In addition, the Assistant Medical Director will help manage a portion of the design and implementation of community-based SUD initiatives and future strategic SUD initiatives. The Assistant Medical Director will provide clinical guidance to a team of project managers, data analysts and others, and work in partnership with SUD leaders across the system.
The substance use disorder program represents a key strategic initiative for Mass General Brigham and with an ultimate goal of ensuring a standardized approach to patient-centered, high quality SUD care across all care settings, including the inpatient hospital, emergency department, primary care, and sub specialty settings. This includes broad implementation of medication for opioid use disorder and alcohol use disorder, harm reduction services, and low threshold care models which make treatment accessible and welcoming. Given longstanding racism in policies and clinical approaches to SUD resulting in racial disparities in treatment access, retention, and outcomes, all SUD care will be evaluated for disparities by race, ethnicity, and language with a goal of eliminating disparities and ensuring culturally competent and welcoming treatment for all patients, particularly those from historically marginalized populations. The person in this role will need to have expertise in and passion for health equity, a commitment to patient-centered SUD care and harm reduction philosophy. The job will entail interfacing with clinicians and administrative leaders across Mass General Brigham, prioritizing strategic work, and providing guidance around data analytics to support care improvement.
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