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Physician Addiction Medicine Specialist

Company: YesCare
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Experience & Requirements

  • Licensed physician in state of employment. Current DEA registration. Board certified or eligible, or qualified by state laws/regulations to practice medicine.
  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine.
  • Occasional running when responding to emergencies; must be able to perform BLS. A background check, security clearance and drug screening are required for this role. YesCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status. EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. Responsibilities Below is a list of your responsibilities as an Addiction Specialist Physician with Y esCare at Riverside Correctinal Facility in Philadelphia, PA. Under supervision of the Regional Medical Director with broad latitude for independent judgment and initiative, the Addictions Specialist Physician is an integral part of the medical team at his/her facility. Takes a leading role in the delivery of comprehensive health care services to our patients. The position manages all Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners of this specialty and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within the department.
    • Diagnoses and treats patients with issues with substance abuse history and addiction,as well as serving as the primary care provider for these patients and managing all their chronic and acute medical problems.
    • Evaluates patients, performing examinations to determine medical problem, utilizing physical findings, diagnostic images, laboratory test results, and patient's statements as diagnostic aids. Orders specific tests to detect abnormalities. Administers or prescribes treatments and drugs. Refers patient to other specialists when indicated.
    • Provides typical community standard care based on evidenced based medicine for clinical services required including but not limited to sick call, chronic care, History and Physicals, and all emergency care needs.
    • Adheres to approved formulary for therapeutic regimens before utilizing non-formulary procedure. Documents pertinent observations and logical conclusions to validate need for non-formulary medication on non-formulary request form for Regional Medical Director's approval when non-formulary medication is ordered. Utilizes available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before utilizing off-site referral.
    • Supports standards of medical care through adherence to existing policies and procedures. Serves as a resource to other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.
    • Attends Medical Staff meetings as required. Provides monthly in-service education of staff as requested. Participates in monthly review of quality of care and chart reviews based upon McClendon settlement as requested. Sponsors physician assistants or nurse practitioners as required.
    • Notifies Site Medical Director and/or Site Health Services Administrator of schedule changes. Assists in arrangement for coverage of medical services if unavailable for extended period. YesCare Benefits (only applicable for full-time positions)
      • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
      • Life and Disability Insurance
      • Generous PTO plan
      • 401k with matching funds
      • Employee Discount and Rewards Program
      • Tuition Assistance
      • Continuing Education Reimbursement About YesCare Health Correctional healthcare is not just a job. It's a calling. By choosing a career with YesCare, you are choosing the opportunity to truly make a difference in the health, well-being, and future of the patients you serve. We take pride in being a pioneer provider of correctional healthcare. As a YesCare professional, you have access to the resources and support to enhance your skills, build a solid foundation to reach your career potential, and contribute to the care and well-being of an underserved population. There is no greater calling. Join YesCare today and be part of our legacy of innovation and clinical expertise. Join Our Talent Community ID 0 Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia Category Physician & Physician Leadership Position Type Regular Full-time Shift / Schedule Weekday Day Location ID 90711

Keywords: YesCare, Philadelphia , Physician Addiction Medicine Specialist, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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