Crossroads Treatment Centers Medical Director (Plymouth, MA) in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Crossroads Treatment Centers is seeking a Part-Time Medical Director to join our new center in Plymouth, MA. Ideally, we are looking for someone to work in our clinic approximately 4-6 hours a week, 2 days a week with early morning hours, and the pay is $200/hour.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for the efficient and effective medical services provided to patients according to the P&P. Conducts patient’s medical history and physical examinations. Medical monitoring of patients in all phases of treatment as required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities The Medical Director will be responsible for supervision of all Medical and Treatment Aspects of the Program which including but not limited to:

Admissions of all patients including high risk, Benzo and pregnant

Discharge of patients for non-compliance with treatment

Phase increases or decreases

Dose increases or decreases

Perform annual history and physical on each patient

Adherence to protocols for emesis, intoxication, missed days, etc..

Completion of NCCRS a minimum of 2x per year but specifically at admission, phase up and for exceptions

Signing off on and approval/denial of exception reports

Being available/on call for emergencies and approval of changes in doses for emergencies for your center

Participating in Weekly Treatment Team to review cases, phase increases and staff difficult cases.

Actively execute coordination of care for patients

Assist with coverage for each other for vacations and other requested time off.

Perform other duties as required and described for Medical Director per federal and state regulations

Requirements

Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position requires constant mental alertness, attention to detail, and high degree of accuracy required in completing all assignments. Must be able to follow oral and written instructions and follow –through on all assignments.

If recovering, three years of continuous verifiable abstinence is required.

Education and/or Experience: Medical Degree from accredited college/university. Currently licensed by the State Medical Licensure Board. Minimum of 3-5 years experience in substance abuse treatment.

Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret human service periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, mean, mode and median ability to draw and interpret graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the contractor to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the contractor is regularly required to talk or hear. The contractor regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

The contractor occasionally lifts/carries paperwork, files, office supplies, up to 20 lbs., pushes/pulls exerting up to 5-10 lbs. force, opening doors, file drawers, pushing files in drawers, and kneeling/crouching and/or ability to reach lower file drawers, file stretching to store of retrieve materials. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Frequent sitting at desk or computer while typing, completing paperwork, or meeting with patients.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those the contractor encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Normal office environment where there is no physical discomfort cue to temperature, dust, noise and the like. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.