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Addiction Medicine Physician (PRN)

Company: New Season
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Responsible for all medical services performed by the treatment center. Provides medical oversight and leadership to the varying clinical staff under their supervision to ensure the quality of care is provided to our patients. Essential Functions:Provides and/or ensures, via physician extenders, a physical examination of all patients upon admission and/or readmission, including, without limitation, annual physical examinations and health examinations, and reviews, at patients' request, the admissions-related laboratory results. All examinations shall be performed consistent with the applicable rules and regulations for medically monitored treatment programs/facilities in the state in which the clinic operates.Issuance of patient medication change orders and as such verbal orders may be issued. Supervision of nursing staff regarding changes in medication dosage via verbal or written orders. Will be available to staff for emergency management of patient careReferral of patients to primary care providers for medical conditions other than narcotic addictionProvide training to all clinical staff under the supervision of this role. Training will include but is not limited to, chart and dosing reviews, face-to-face training with the physicians and nurses based on chart review findings, and updates on any new policy or procedures. May provide additional clinical training support to other locations as requested. Participates in Quarterly Board Meetings to discuss state-specific strategic plans, performance improvement plans, quality assurance plans, budgets, staffing concerns, and patient care. Provides reports as requestedAssist the Program Directors in the physician recruitment process as well as participate in the interviewing of prospective physician candidates.Ensure that the program complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations relative to medical care furnished by the programAttends weekly treatment team meetings to discuss patient care and outcomes. Provides recommendations to the team regarding alternative care options.The Medical Director is the professional tasked with labeling medication bottles in the absence of the pharmacistConsults with the Corporate Medical Director regarding patient care-related medical concerns. Performing other duties as may be assigned.Supervisory Responsibilities: (Scope of the person's authority, including a list of jobs that report to this job).May provide medical supervision to some or all of the following as assigned: Clinical Nurses, Medical Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and/or Other Program PhysiciansEssential Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the competencies (minimum knowledge, skill, and ability) required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions). Education/Licensure/Certification: Active and clear licensure to practice medicine in the state(s) in which patient care will be provided. DEA Certificate of Registration. Must be board certified in Addictionology or have successfully completed a course of study in opiate addiction within the last year that is approved by the state(s) licensing agency. Must have or be able to obtain a Data 2000 Waiver. Required Knowledge: Knowledge of mental health and/or substance abuse, Federal Confidentiality Law, HIPAA & ethics. Basic proficiency in standard computer applications such as Microsoft Office and/or Google products. Experience Required: One (1) year of experience in the field of Substance Abuse preferred. Skill and Ability: Outstanding customer service skills and interpersonal skills, Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and dependable. Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, discretion, and integrity.Physical Demands/Work Environment:(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)Finger Dexterity: Use primarily for writing, operating calculator, telephone, keyboard, and other office equipment. Talking: To convey detailed or important instructions to employees, to communicate with management and outside agencies.Hearing: Ability to hear normal conversations and receive ordinary information.Vision: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to observe patients and work on the computer. Clear vision at 20 inches or less and distant vision at 20 feet or more.Physical Strength: Sedentary work; sitting most of the time. Exerts up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally.Working Conditions:(The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday noise.Core Competencies:Communication (Oral)ApproachabilityBusiness Acumen/Understanding the organizationFlexibility/AdaptabilityInterpersonal Skills/SavvyListening/Knowledge Acquisition and ApplicationMental Activities:(The mental activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)Reasoning Ability: Ability to resolve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form. Ability to maintain patient and treatment confidentiality.Mathematics Ability: Advanced mathematical skills requiredLanguage Ability: Demonstrated organization, written and oral communication skills.3.5 to 7 hours per monthGrand Junction Metro Treatment Center

Keywords: New Season, Grand Junction , Addiction Medicine Physician (PRN), Healthcare , Grand Junction, Colorado

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