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Medical Director

PRC Baker Places Oakland, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Position Overview

Provides clinical leadership, coordination and supervision to multidisciplinary teams and programs. Scope of responsibility extends to mental health, substance use disorder, HIV-AID residential and outpatient service delivery.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

· Conduct documented history and physical exams of newly admitted clients within 7 days of admission and review medical clearance provided by offsite practitioners.

· Write physician orders for client. Acts as bridge clinician, particularly for client medications as clients are connected to community medical/psychiatric providers by residential program staff. Physician does not follow clients beyond their residential treatment episode. Order diagnostic testing as indicated utilizing community resources.

· Direct residential program staff regarding medical care of individual clients as needed.

· Be available for consultation with residential program managers and staff.

· Conduct periodic random chart reviews in collaboration with agency Quality Improvement Department to ensure documented evidence of adherence to physician orders.

· Participate in discharge planning where warranted to insure follow-up on medical or healthcare needs.

· Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

· Must have a current license to practice internal or family medicine in the State of California. Board certification is desirable.

· At least 2 years’ experience serving diverse populations with substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, mental health related issues and homeless cofactors is highly desirable.

Physical Requirements

· Must be able to navigate several flights of stairs many times a day.

· Must be able to lift 20 pounds.

· Must be able to physically respond to clients' needs in the event of a crisis situation.

· Must be able to do extensive charting and documentation.

PRC Baker Places

Why Work Here?

Awesome leaders and staff, great new building in SOMA, competitive benefits and pay for FTE staff, community focused!

PRC BAKER PLACES is a non-profit residential treatment agency that has provided the San Francisco community with alternatives to institutional care since 1964. Our direct care professionals provide counseling and case management services to previously homeless adults living with co-occurring diagnoses of chronic mental illness and substance use disorder. All agency services are provided from the philosophy of social rehabilitation which integrates teaching daily living skills in a safe and healthy environment.

Address

170 9th Street San Francisco
Oakland, CA
USA

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