Delphi Health Group

Physician

US-MD-Linthicum
4 months ago
ID
2017-1156
# of Openings
1
Category
Medical

Overview

The Primary Purpose & Function of Physician

To provide oversight and leadership to all medical and nursing personnel under the direction of the Medical Director.  The Physician will assure compassionate patient-centered care is delivered in a safe manner and environment to individuals seeking detoxification treatment for Substance Use Disorders and their associated conditions.   Medical, Clinical and Nursing services will be provided in accordance with evidence-based best practice standards and applicable to all Federal, State, Regional regulations and accreditation requirements per:    

  • Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations for Behavioral Health Care;
  • COMAR regulations;
  • SAMHSA / BHA guidelines; and
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria
  • Maryland House Detox organization policies, procedures and compliance standards. 

 

Responsibilities

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide supervision for CRNP and PA medical services
  • Provide services as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Complete history and physical examination of each patient within one day of admission
  • Maintain working knowledge of pharmacology, including drug interactions, reactions, and withdrawal management medications protocol
  • Order medical or laboratory tests as indicated with timely review and appropriate follow up
  • Respond to, care for and/or refer / transfer patients for emergent care when co-occurring or co-morbid needs are identified and cannot be met at facility, including accessing 911 and/or initiating an involuntary commitment with documentation
  • Ensure patients are referred to an outside specialist, if indicated
  • Be on call for consultation including patient admissions
  • Provides accurate and timely interventions with completed documentation
  • Cover after hours as needed, and/or as part of rotation
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries and ethical standards with colleagues and patients to assure safety of program
  • Collect data and/or provide patient safety information with preparation of report and/or submission to appropriate organizational committees, as required
  • Oversee mandatory ID reporting to local Health Department
  • Maintain ongoing medically based program(s) and collaborative system of communication/documentation with ancillary third party providers: Pharmacy Consultant, Lab Services, Dietician, etc., in collaboration with DON
  • Provide education and in-service training for medical, clinical and nursing staff on regular and as needed basis
  • Maintain communication system with all licensed medical providers for dissemination of Medical Director directives / initiatives and facility and/or corporate level organizational updates, which may occur outside of regular committee meetings

 

Required Skill

  • Provide compassionate and empathetic attention and care to patients, with excellent bedside manners
  • Proficient organization and time management skills
  • Ability to work under stressful or chaotic conditions
  • Ability to support patient-centric, individualized treatment
  • Upholds organizational mission, values and vision and supports the integrated process of care while exhibiting integrity and ethics in all endeavors

 

Required Physical, Mental or Visual Abilities

 

  • Requires occasion reaching and grasping objects
  • Requires using a keyboard to interact with computer system
  • Requires proofreading and/or reviewing documents
  • May requires infrequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing more than 25 pounds
  • May requires pushing and/or pulling non-motorized equipment (supply carts, med cart, etc) weighing over 50 pounds
  • Requires occasional stooping and bending
  • Requires walking and/or standing for extended periods of time

Qualifications

Required Qualifications, Certifications and Experience

  • Maintain a current, valid and unrestricted Maryland Board of Medicine or Board of Osteopathic Medicine license required, with no board sanctions or actions in last 10 years
  • Evidence of Doctor of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy Degree
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice or similar preferred
  • DEA Controlled Substance Registration for Schedules II-V
  • NPI registration number
  • Working knowledge of DSM V
  • Qualified to apply for DATA 2000 Physician Waiver to prescribe Schedule III, IV, and V narcotic medications
  • Established experience with American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria
  • ASAM Certification within 12 months of hire
  • Current BLS Certification
  • 3+ years’ experience as practicing internist or primary care physician, managing both acute and chronic illnesses
  • Experience treating behavioral health and lifestyle-related disorders, highly preferred

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