Provides chemical dependency counseling and case management services to patients on the Opioid Treatment Program. Maintains patient files in compliance with County, State and Federal regulations. Assists in the operation of the Opioid Treatment program dosing clinic, with a Saturday rotation.
The responsibilities include oversight for all aspects of medical care administered to individuals while being treated for opioid dependency under the direction of the Medical Director. Admit and discharge individuals, develop or approve all medical protocols, recommend innovative medical program developments and implement where applicable, reasonable and clinically sound using current best practice protocols. Provide Individuals evaluation of and prescription for opioid addition; adjust appropriate opioid replacement medications as indicated (Methadone, Buprenorphine, Buprenorphine and Naloxone or Naltrexone) and complete associated documentation. The Treatment Services Physician is a key member of the Treatment Team of SRHD Treatment Services. Major functions include the medical oversight of treatment planning and care delivery for opioid addiction and mental health services. The goals and objectives of the position are focused on ensuring an efficient system by which quality of health standards are guaranteed to all patients by providers. The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.
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