Project C.U.R.E. Dayton, OH
- Posted: over a month ago
- $150,000 to $200,000 Yearly
- Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life insurance, medical
The Medical Director is responsible for providing medical services to clients within the facility. The Medical Director will also provide direction, supervision, and support to the medical team, delivering care in the various levels of client care.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Collaborates with the Executive Director to ensure and promote appropriate client care.
- Attend treatment team meetings and contribute to development of treatment plans as part of an active multi-disciplinary team.
- Performs physical examinations for clients and determines the medication dosage and treatment modality (maintenance or detox) the client will be placed in, based on the patient’s history and examination results.
- Maintains a licensed medical staff to order, store, and dispense medication.
- Interviews, screens nursing applicants, and supervises and evaluates staff.
- Writes procedures for withdrawing clients, which includes medication regimen, the various forms of physical withdrawal referral procedures, and support services available to terminated clients.
- Writes medical orders, evaluations, and medical reports.
- Maintains a Registered Nurse on site during the program’s hours of operation who has basic knowledge of the complications associated with withdrawal and who is legally permitted to administer medications.
- Consults with counselors about psychological status and quality care of clients.
- Provides medical counseling.
- Ensures that the opioid agonist program is compliant with all federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding the medical treatment of opiate addiction.
- Ensures that evidence of current physiologic dependence on an opiate, length of opiate dependence and exceptions to admission criteria are documented in the client’s clinical record before the client receives the initial dose of opioid agonist medication.
- Ensures that a medical history and a physical examination have been done before a client receives the initial dose of opioid agonist medication.
- Ensures that appropriate laboratory studies have been performed and reviewed. The initial dose of opioid agonist medication may be administered before the results of the laboratory tests are reviewed.
- Ensures all medical orders are signed as required by federal, state, or local laws and regulations.
- Develops a policy and procedure for take-home doses of opioid agonist medication.
- Ensures that justification for take-home doses is recorded in the client’s clinical record.
- Ensures individuals are appropriately admitted to the opioid agonist program.
- Ensures all medical/somatic services are appropriately performed by the opioid agonist Program.
- Perform duties that may be assigned by the CEO.
QUALIFICATIONS (KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS):
- Valid M.D. license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio
- Certification from the American board of addiction medicine
- Certification from a member board of medical subspecialties with an addiction subspecialty
- Certified Addiction Specialist
- Current CPR certification
- Experience providing medicated assisted treatment, in addition to knowledge and level of expertise in prescribing psychotropic medication
- 5 years of experience working in behavioral health managed care or behavioral health clinical settings, with at least 2 years in a clinical setting
- Good computer and electronic record skills
- Ability to work with people of diverse cultural, educational, socio-economic, and linguistic backgrounds
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Superb judgment, problem-solving and cognitive skills
- Superior interpersonal and leadership skills
- Must have knowledge of procedures used in operating a drug program
CREDENTIALS AND ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:
- Valid M.D. license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio with at least one year of experience on a supervisory level
- Medical License Active DEA with “X” Waiver Certification in addiction medicine and in the sub-specialty of addiction psychiatry preferred
Project C.U.R.E.Why Work Here?
Awesome CEO, great benefits, lots of room for growth, and a culture of trust and learning created on purpose!
Project C.U.R.E. Inc's. mission is to help transform individuals who are opioid dependent by empowering them to live a lifestyle free of addiction.
200 Daruma ParkwayDayton, OH