Part Time Medical Director - Willoughby, OH

Schedule:8:30 am - 4:30 pm weekdays, some weekends, On-call rotation

Balance family life and career while becoming an expert in one of the most compelling specialties in our countryOpioid Addiction treatment. The Coleman Institute has been Virginia's leading outpatient addiction treatment center since 1998. Our unique accelerated d etox programs, coupled wi th n altrexone therapy and supportive case management , have helped thousands of people free themselves from addiction to opioid pain medication, heroin, fentanyl, and alcohol. Founded in Richmond, Virginia, our network has expanded to cover 14 cities across the United States. This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing and dynamic organization.

Our practice in Richmond is multi-dimensional; combining science and passion, we shepherd patients through customized addiction treatment services under both the Coleman Institute and AppleGate Recovery brands . AppleGate Recovery specializes in medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction using buprenorphine, supported by counseling and supportive recovery services.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Responsible for performing professional physician services and for performing required administrative duties. To ensure all staff practice Universal Precautions and are aware of emergency medical procedures to be followed in case of medical emergencies. Work is performed under operational supervision. To assume medical responsibility for the Clinic and to supervise all the medical services rendered to patients in the Medical Directors absence. To authorize and supervise dispensing of daily narcotic replacement therapy and other medication by medical staff in the Medical Directors absence. This may include working with Methadone Detox, Maintenance Program, Intensive Outpatient Program and/or Primary Care

Essential Job Functions:

Will provide professional physician services under minimal supervision.

Educates patients and their counselors on how to take prescribed medication and possible side effects.

Performs maintenance of medical records for all patients.

Maintains communication with outside medical practitioners regarding the narcotic replacement therapy programs, primary care programs or specific patient issues.

Ensures compliance with policies and other publicly funded programs and HMO contract protocols, as well as specific contractual obligations.

Conducts peer review quarterly according to policy.

Complies with requirements for maintaining a valid professional license.

Reviews discharges, dosing sheets, outside medical records, outside physical exams, treatment plans and dose changes of patients receiving narcotic replacement therapy.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

The ability to communicate with a diverse population is essential. Problem solving and analytical abilities are also important to evaluate and treat clients. Drug rehabilitation training/knowledge is helpful. The ability to maintain confidentiality regarding patient medical records, laboratory results and demographic information and to communicate in English both orally and in writing is required. The incumbent must be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. Attention to detail and good charting skills are also required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be BC/BE in any residency.

Must be licensed in good standing to practice medicine as a physician and have DEA in Ohio.

One year of Addiction Medicine and at least 6 months of Primary Care experience preferred.

Must have an waiver or be willing to obtain one.


Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-04-21

Expiry Date : 2022-07-21

Job type : Part Time

Learn More & Apply