On-call Medical Doctor
Job Details
Albany-Academy RTF - Albany, NY
Per Diem

On Call Medical Doctor - Albany, NY

Northern Rivers provides a number of residential and outpatient services for children and adults. Our services are licensed and regulated by various NYS and federal agencies including the Office of Mental Health, Office of Children and Family Services, State Education Department, USDHHS and NYS Department of Health.

As part of the licensing process, the Office of Mental health has prescribed practices for the Residential Treatment Facility (RTF).  Below please find a specific need related to physical restraint authorization:

  • The authorization of physical restraint with residents of the RTF involving, at minimum, verbal authorization of restraints in response to telephone contact by an RTF Nurse or alternative designee, face-to-face assessment of child's physical and emotional well-being within 30 minutes of initiation of a restraint, and documentation of same in compliance with Office of Mental Health regulations and agency and accrediting standards;

Your Education and  Experience: 

  • Doctorate in medicine
  • New York State physicians license

On-call Pay Rates:

  • $50/weekday
  • $75/weekend
  • $500 additional for in-person assessment


If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We’re a family of human service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond. 

Apply today to become part of our team!

Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

The Agency will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.

You Can Make a Difference at Northern Rivers Family of Services!