2/28/2022

Job Description:

Do you enjoy living in smaller rural communities? Love the coast? Bring your career to a coastal community mental health provider while helping people live their best lives!  Do you enjoy exploring parks, wineries, trails, rafting, and more? Join our team!!

We are hiring IMMEDIATELY for an Associate Medical Director to join one of our community mental health providers!
Summary:
The Associate Medical Director is responsible for approving admissions for medication-assisted treatment (e.g. methadone, suboxone, Vivitrol, or alcohol treatment services) and collaborating with the medical and management team to improve program procedures and outcomes. Provides direct patient care, approves all admissions, and manages ongoing treatment for opioid-dependent or alcohol-dependent patients. Works closely with medical staff to ensure safe medication dispensing, adherence to physician order sets, and accuracy of patient assessment. Coordinates care with patients’ primary care and other care providers to ensure treatment continuity and safe prescribing practices.
Essential functions:

  • Provide clinical supervision to medical staff who are involved in patients’ care.
  • Provide on-call medical coverage for patients, including fielding questions about medication administration or interactions and authorizing order changes Supervise and teach residents and fellows on rotation.
  • Collaborate with Medical and Program Directors on the development of program policies and procedures.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Board Certified or board-eligible Family Physician or General Internist OR anesthesia and psychiatry board certification with similar background or experience.
  • Current DATA waiver.
  • Experience providing care to high-risk, high-need patients, including those diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.
  • Experience in the use of medication-assisted treatment for patients with addictive disorders including methadone, suboxone induction and management, and extended-release naltrexone (Vivitrol) induction and management.
  • Board Certified or board-eligible Family Physician or General Internist OR anesthesia and psychiatry board certification with similar background or experience.
  • All provider facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites. Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation. Individuals in recovery must have a minimum of two years in recovery post-treatment to be considered for employment.

“Careers and companies flourish when staff, clients, and candidates truly believe in the mission, know the role they play, and humbly reflect, evaluate, and act for the best interest of the communities served”.