Last updated: June 5, 2020
Bureau of Behavioral Health
Road to Recovery
Approximately 20 hours per week
Date Posted: 5.27.20
Date Closing: Open until filled
Location: Road to Recovery Clinics located at 122 N Langley Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060; 839 Bestgate Road, Annapolis, MD 21401; and 600 E Ordnance Road, Glen Burnie, MD 21060.
Salary: $150 per hour based on licensure and experience
Nature of Work: The Medical Director serves as the physician for the three Anne Arundel County Road to Recovery narcotic treatment programs. This individual provides patient care, medical evaluation, establishes dosing levels and interacts as necessary with federal, state, county and other regulatory bodies. The Medical Director trains and manages subordinate physician extenders and provides health care services directly to patients under the direction and responsibility of the program manager.
Duties – Patient Care
- Plans and supervises provision of treatment for patients, including regular review and notes in the patient’s record, according to established Customer Satisfaction Scores and state guidelines with a strong emphasis on quality and customer service
- Oversees patient care provided by physician extender, signs charts and dosing levels
- Places patients into treatment
- Oversees any patient site emergencies
- Performs patient comprehensive physical examination, documents health history and examines results to meet federal and state guidelines, referring patient for care or follow-up elsewhere when indicated
- Initiates, alters and terminates replacement narcotic therapy medications following strict protocols meeting the approval of federal and state guidelines as well as current medical literature
- Supervises the administration and dispensing of medications
- Confers with patient’s private physician as needed
- Examines staff after on-the-job accidents or injuries as needed
- Serves as a clinic in-service resource
- Provides patient education specific to various disease processes within the scope of practice
- Oversees the continuum of care process for patients
- Maintains strict patient, employee, company and computer confidentiality
- Must possess a current license from the Maryland Board of Physicians, Drug Enforcement Administration and Controlled Dangerous Substances.
- Must be data waivered to prescribe buprenorphine.
- Experienced in addiction medicine is preferred.
- Must provide documentation of current professional malpractice insurance with a minimum of $1 million per incident/$3 million aggregate coverage.
How to Apply
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications can apply. Send a completed resume to: Sheri Streit, Human Resources, 3 Harry S. Truman Parkway, HD #18, Annapolis, MD 21401; fax to 410-222-4392; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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