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DISCOVER AN OPPORTUNITY TO INSPIRE EXCELLENCE.
What you do each day should be more than a job. It should inspire you to explore your talent and make a difference in the lives of others. If you agree, discover an opportunity with Mountain States Health Alliance, where we require the skills of others who demand the best of themselves. Maximize your skills and career satisfaction in this promising, newly created role, where you can inspire excellence in medicine through exceptional leadership and have a far-reaching impact upon countless lives:
Medication Assisted Treatment Center
Full-Time Day Shift
MSHA Corporate: Johnson City, Tennessee
Reporting to the executive director, the highly visible physician leader we select for this newly created role will perform or supervise all medical services deemed prudent and necessary, and ensure that ETHH is in conformance with all local, state, and federal regulations regarding the treatment of opioid addiction, including medical consultation regarding medically related policies and procedures. Additional responsibilities include
- Supervising all physicians and advanced-practice provider positions within the clinic.
- Reviewing clinical records and making recommendations regarding treatment of clients.
- Providing consultation and medical oversight related to client treatment.
- Updating clinical staff on new research, treatment methodology, breakthroughs and national trends in addiction medicine.
- Providing in-service training as requested.
- Certifying the need for chemical-dependency treatment for clients.
- Supervising the provision of chemical-dependency treatment and providing reports to the client and third-party payors.
- Maintaining clinical records required by applicable rules and regulations.
- Conducting an annual medical assessment of each client.
- Participating in/assisting with coordination of approved research projects and performance-improvement initiatives.
- Providing sufficient physician coverage to offer the medical treatments and oversight essential to serving client needs.
- Performing medical histories/exams; determining diagnosis under current DSM criteria, as well as opioid dependence, dosages, and changes in dosages; reviewing treatment plans; ordering take-home privileges; and issuing emergency or verbal orders related to client care.
- Ensuring that a program physician is available for consultation and emergency orders when the facility is open and a physician is not present.
- Current licensure as a physician by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners or the Tennessee Board of Osteopathic Examination and designation by the governing body of the OTP to be responsible for the administration of all medical services performed by the OTP, including compliance with all federal, state, and local laws and rules regarding medical treatment of narcotic addiction.
- Maintenance of licenses in good standing.
- Three or more years of documented experience in the provision of services to people addicted to alcohol or other drugs, including at least one year in the treatment of opioid addiction.
- Board eligibility in psychiatry and two or more years of documented experience in treatment of people who are addicted to alcohol or other drugs.
- Certification as an addition medicine specialist by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) or board certification as an addiction medicine specialist.
- Prior written approval of the State Opioid Treatment Authority.
In addition to a different kind of career experience, Mountain States Health Alliance offers competitive salaries and benefits.
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Or call the MSHA job line after 5pm to learn more about opportunities: 423-302-3276.
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