Addiction Medicine Physician

 
 
 


Description

Under the supervision of the Medical Director, the physician will provide direct care to patients in the program. The physician will also provide professional input into fiscal, and clinical segments of the clinic. The physician will ensure that the program functions to achieve maximum client success. They will adhere to all policies consistent with best practices and oversee that best practices are being followed through establishing quality assurance activities. These policies and practices will be managed to maximize patient safety, patient confidentiality, and good treatment outcomes.

Frederick, MD
Full-time

Job Task

  • Assume responsibility for medical services provided to patients in the program
  • Be responsible for ensuring that the OTP and the primary care practice are in compliance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws and regulations.
  • Intake screening – admission criteria, barriers to treatment
  • Induction
  • Dosing determinations
  • Split dosing
  • Short acting opiates use in treatment
  • Pregnancy intake, monitoring, discharge, and coordination of care requirements
  • Administrative discharge criteria and processes
  • Coordination of care
  • Hospital returns
  • Missed dosing returns to treatment
  • Treatment requirements testing negative for opiates, but positive for other illicit substances
  • Annual reviews of program policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with staff to streamline documentation requirements
  • Program alignment of practice between the various service lines
  • Supervision of Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner to include: competencies and clinical decision making; verify PA/NP is operating within their scope of practice and delegated tasks; maintain compliance with all state statutes; assist in Performance Reviews/Advise appropriate disciplinary actions if needed
  • Participate in advocacy within the community
  • Quality assurance
  • Ongoing assessment of patient outcomes
  • Data review of treatment outcomes and trends
  • Collaborate on electronic health record needs and improvements
  • Review reimbursement processes and developing policies and procedures for appropriate referrals/scheduling/information flow/documentation.
  • Oversee nursing staff.
  • Meet weekly with the PA/NP staff to ensure consistent execution of best medical practices across the three facilities.
  • Collaborate with outside providers to build relationships and establish partnerships within the community
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Experience with a dually diagnosed population
  • At least 3 years experience working with an addiction population
  • At least 1 year experience in the treatment of opioid addiction
  • Ability to use an electronic medical record
  • Board Certified in an ABMS Specialty
  • Openness to new ways of thinking
  • Licensed physician in good standing
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