Addiction Medicine Physician

Location US-NJ-Camden
Job ID
Full Time
Department Name
Addiction Medicine

About Us

Cooper University Hospital is a 635 bed teaching hospital.  We are the only tertiary care center and the first Advanced Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center in Southern New Jersey.  We employ more than 900 physicians and 325 trainees in all medical and surgical specialties.  Cooper University Hospital has its own on-campus medical school, the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University.  The Cooper Health System maintains multiple partnerships with local and national institutions, including the MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Short Description


Cooper University Health Care (CUHC) is seeking an academic addiction medicine physician to join our growing addiction medicine division.


Cooper addiction medicine division is an interdisciplinary, medical specialty program within our university healthcare setting. Our division provides both inpatient and outpatient specialty care for individuals struggling with substance use disorders through a variety of programs including: a hospital consultation service, inpatient detoxification/stabilization and residential programs, emergency department and hospital bridge programs, community paramedicine and field buprenorphine initiation, jail transition care, outpatient group and specialty medical visits, a low barrier walk-in clinic, a wrap-around perinatal SUD program, dual diagnosis psychiatric and addiction medical care, integrated addiction and infectious disease care including HIV and hepatitis C treatment, and other innovative community work. We run several clinical innovation, education, and research programs. The successful candidate should have a strong desire to shape the delivery of substance use disorder care and be versed in urban underserved care and harm reduction. This physician would report to the division head of addiction medicine and would have an academic appointment at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University. 

Education Requirements

• Board certified or board eligible in addiction medicine or addiction psychiatry
• MD or DO from an accredited institution
• Active medical license
• Innovative spirit in the clinical setting, superior teamwork with interdisciplinary collaborative approach, desire to work with underserved populations
• Preferred: completed fellowship in addiction medicine

Special Requirements






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