Medical Director – Addiction Medicine

BayMark Health Services
Published
October 16, 2020
Location
San Francisco, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Full Time Medical Director Opportunity- San Francisco CA area.
Schedule - 40 Hours/ Week - Plus rotating weekend call/ Paid

JOB SUMMARY

The Physician/Medical Director serves at one or more BayMark Treatment Centers in the state designated by BayMark and accepted by Physician. This individual provides patient care, medical evaluation, establishes medication levels, and interacts as necessary with Federal, state, county & other regulatory bodies. The Physician trains & manages subordinate physician extenders and provides health care services directly to patients all under the direction and responsibility of the Regional VP, OTP.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Board Certified
  • Current state licenses & DEA licenses
  • Ability to prescribe methadone & Buprenorphine

Patient Care

  • Planning and supervising provision of treatment for patients (including regular review and notes in the patient’s record) according to established state guidelines with a strong emphasis on quality & customer service.
  • Signs patient record notes
  • Oversees patient care provided by physician extender, signs charts, dosing levels, etc., when applicable
  • Places patients into treatment
  • Oversight of any patient site emergencies
  • Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, documents health history and examination results to meet Federal and state guidelines and refers patient for care elsewhere when indicated (including appropriate follow up)
  • Initiates, alters and terminates replacement narcotic therapy medications following strict protocols meeting the approval of Federal & state guidelines as well as current medical literature for patient care
  • Supervises the administration and dispensing of medications
  • Confers with patient’s private physician as needed
  • Examines staff after on-the-job accidents or injuries as needed
  • Serves as a clinic in-service resource
  • Provides patient education specific to various disease processes within our scope of practice
  • Oversees the continuum of care process for patients
  • Maintains strict patient, employee, company and computer confidentiality

Medical Director

  • Initiates, alters and terminates replacement narcotic therapy medications following strict protocols
  • meeting the approval of Federal & state guidelines as well as current medical literature for patient care
  • Supervises the administration and dispensing of medications
  • Confers with patient’s private physician as needed
  • Examines staff after on-the-job accidents or injuries as needed
  • Serves as a clinic in-service resource
  • Provides patient education specific to various disease processes within our scope of practice
  • Oversees the continuum of care process for patients
  • Maintains strict patient, employee, company and computer confidentiality

Other Duties & Responsibilities (may include):

  • Utilizes resources and materials in a safe and efficient manner
  • Attends clinic staff meetings
  • Participates in in-service training and continuing education as necessary or required to safely and effectively perform job
  • Conduct all business activities in a professional and ethical manner
  • Regular attendance is to be maintained
  • Adherence to a code of conduct conducive with BayMark Services policy is expected
  • Interact with all staff in a positive and motivational fashion supporting the Company’s mission

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