Physician - Addictions Medicine Job in San Mateo, CA
Family Medicine Menlo Park, CA
Full Time Medical Director Opportunity- San Mateo, CA.
The Medical Director serves as the Physician for several narcotic treatment programs (NTP) and primary care clinics in the State of California as designated by BayMark and accepted by Physician.
This individual provides patient care, medical evaluation, establishes dosing levels, and interacts as necessary with Federal, state, county & other regulatory bodies. The Medical Director trains & manages subordinate physician extenders and provides health care services directly to patients all under the direction and responsibility of the CEO and Medical Director – OTP.
Current state licenses & DEA licenses
Ability to prescribe methadone & buprenorphine
Planning and supervising provision of treatment for patients (including regular review and notes in
the patient’s record) according to established CSAT and state guidelines with a strong emphasis on quality & customer service.
Signs patient record notes
Oversees patient care provided by physician extender, signs charts, dosing levels, etc., when applicable
Places patients into treatment
Oversight of any patient site emergencies
Examines patient, performs comprehensive physical examination, documents health history and
Examination results to meet Federal and state guidelines and refers patient for care elsewhere when indicated (including appropriate follow up)
Initiates, alters and terminates replacement narcotic therapy medications following strict protocols
meeting the approval of Federal & state guidelines as well as current medical literature for patient care
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 our scope of practice
Oversees the continuum of care process for patients
Maintains strict patient, employee, company and computer confidentiality.
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