POSITION: Medical Director
DIVISION: Community Health Division/Comprehensive Treatment Center
BULLETIN No.: 02082014
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with Experience
OPENING DATE: 01/19/2016
CLOSING DATE: Open until filled
FIRST SOURCE: RM-15-HCA-SATS-000-BY04-CPS
Conduct medical exams and establish doses for methadone clients, including initial and annual physical examinations. Confer with counselors, attend review boards, client treatment staff meetings, and contribute to treatment plans. Evaluate clients’ progress and make recommendations for changes in medical treatment and/or dosages as required. Make inpatient/outpatient referrals to other medical facilities/services. Write orders for methadone and other prescribed medication required for necessary patient care. Prepare emergency medications. Provide medical consultation to nursing and clinical staff.
Perform ongoing reviews of case files to ensure compliance with federal and state requirements and regulations. Provide training on methadone, drugs and withdrawal/detoxification to new staff and substance abuse counselors. Provide lectures/information for clients as needed on methadone, drugs of abuse and their treatment. Perform client monitoring for Diversion Control Procedures. Prepare and review client and program policies. Provide emergency care to clients on the premises. Provide on call coverage, when needed, to the Opioid Treatment Program. Provide supervision, education and training for students from surrounding colleges and universities completing their internships and practicums.
Thorough knowledge of the diagnosis and specialized treatment of drug addiction. Knowledge of current developments in the treatment and rehabilitation of substance abusers. Knowledge of psychology, psychiatry and pharmacology.
Doctor of Medicine (MD). Experience in responsible medical positions, including some experience in the rehabilitation of drug addicts. Possession of a certificate of registration to practice medicine in DC, possession of a certificate of registration with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration, and the State Board of Pharmacy in the District of Columbia. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, effective planning and organizational skills, along with technological competence and data management systems.
In the event that an offer is extended, the candidate will be required to successfully complete the following specific requirements for Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) positions:
DC Metropolitan Police Department criminal background check
FBI national criminal background check through fingerprinting
Pre-employment drug screening
Health and tuberculosis screening indicating candidate is free from communicable diseases
This position is NOT in the collective bargaining unit.
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