• Medical Director, Betty Ford Center

    Job Location US-CA-Rancho Mirage
    Full Time
    Mon - Fri
    Hours of Work
    8:00 - 5:00pm
  • Overview

    The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization.  HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue.  This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.


    What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment.  All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.


    Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.


    We deeply value our employees.  Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

    Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
    Retirement savings plan with employer match
    Paid time-off
    Tuition reimbursement

    Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.
    Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities


    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


    Required Qualifications:

    • MD degree
    • 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
    • DEA certificate
    • Buprenorphine certification





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