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Physician

Company: Santa Fe Recovery Center
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Santa Fe Recovery Center (SFRC) is a dynamic non-profit and behavioral health organization that is devoted to helping recovery for all individuals struggling with addictions. We believe in helping the community who have a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and provide a continuum of care starting from detox to outpatient services. Our staff operates with integrity and treats each client with compassion and respect in a safe and nurturing environment.Santa Fe Recovery Center is searching for the right candidate who believes in our mission, vision, values, and inclusivity. The candidate should have a clear vision of why they want to work for us; are wanting to grow and learn, and have the desire to serve diverse populations and underserved communities.Under the direction and supervision of the Medical Director/Managing Physician, the Physician performs a medical assessment of patients and prescribes or adjusts medications as indicated. Evaluation, management, and prescribing services are rendered on-site at SFRC facilities. On-call is required under the direction of medical and executive management. The Physician collaborates with nursing and medical technician staff to facilitate admission, treatment, and successful discharge of patients with co-occurring substance use disorders. Additional duties may include but are not limited to coordination of care with referral sources as well as educational support and interdisciplinary treatment consultation with patients, family members, caregivers, and staff.Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review patients' medical histories
  • Conduct physical exams to check the patient's health
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests, such as x-rays or blood tests, as required
  • Assess and diagnose patients
  • Give brief treatment, education, and counseling regarding diagnosed/concerns to patients and families
  • Prescribe medications as needed
  • Record patient progress and treatment utilizing an agency EMR system
  • Coordinate care across agency programs and referrals for needed services
  • Is available on an on-call basis for admissions from the hospital and ongoing or emergency medication needs.
  • Provides direction and support to nursing and medical technicians regarding diagnostic and medication management of clients
  • Prescribes various medications (scheduled and PRN) as needed during both detox and post-detox phases of treatment per protocols
  • Conducts or participates in quality assurance and educational programs; providing instruction and training in opioid addiction treatment with buprenorphine (Suboxone), diversion control, overdose prevention, and health management of addiction
  • Performs buprenorphine induction, evaluation, management, and follow-up appointments; coordinating with SFRC staff to ensure efficiency and quality recovery services are provided including monitoring at admissions, ongoing treatment, and discharge
  • Follows medical protocols established by the Medical Director including admission, treatment, and discharge standards in accordance with agency policy and procedure.
  • Participate in required staff supervision, continuing education, and training
  • Performs any related duties as required and assigned by the Medical Director.Requirements:Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
  • Provide compassionate patient care to individuals struggling with addiction and demonstrate commitment to their chosen path to recovery.
  • Abides by the professional standards, rules, and regulations as promulgated by relevant state and federal licensing boards.
  • Abides by agency policy and procedure established by the Board of Directors and Executive Management.
  • Proficiency in providing medical and treatment information to program staff in person, by telephone, in written form, or by e-mail.
  • Ability to make good decisions quickly and multitask well.
  • Ability to consult a physician when there are limitations in knowledge or understanding of the concern/issue at hand.
  • Ability to be detail-oriented in order to relay information accurately to internal and external treatment providers.
  • Provide education to clients with limited health literacy and to those with English as their second language.Minimum Qualifications:
  • State of New Mexico licensed Physicians required
  • Possesses current DEA and NM-CSR licenses; preference is given to individuals with DEA-X (or eligible for DATA 2000 waiver)
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with co-occurring disorders, preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of uninterrupted abstinence from substances for persons in recovery required
  • Fluency in speaking and writing in Spanish; preferred
  • Proficiency with office technology and equipment, such as computers, copiers, scanners, fax machines, and phone systems, required
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, required
  • Proficiency with electronic health/medical records (EHR/EMR) documentation, required
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Possesses a values base consistent with the mission and philosophy of the Agency
  • Must have and maintain a current, valid NM driver's license. Must also have and maintain a clean driving record, as well as auto insurance.Competitive Employee Benefits Package:The following benefits are offered to our full-time employees, their spouses, domestic partners, and dependent children:1. Medical2. 4% Matching 401(k)3. Dental4. Vision5. Accident (Part-Time Eligible)6. Critical Illness (Part-Time Eligible)7. Employer-paid Disability8. Voluntary Life/AD&D9. Teladoc Virtual Visits (Part-Time Eligible)In addition, the following benefits are extended to all full-time employees:1. Employer-paid Disability2. Employer-paid Basic Life/AD&DPI200978785

Keywords: Santa Fe Recovery Center, Santa Fe , Physician, Other , Santa Fe, New Mexico

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