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Addiction Medicine Medical Director

Company: Advanced Recovery Systems
Location: Roswell
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Overview:We are seeking a Board Certified Addiction Medicine Medical Director to join our Residential Treatment Centers in Roswell, GA.(This is a in person position)Sign on Bonus $20kAdvanced Recovery Systems is a trusted, physician-led behavioral healthcare company dedicated to providing evidence-based, expert care for addiction and mental health conditions. We work with health care providers, organizations and individuals to connect those in need to life-saving addiction treatment and mental health support that repairs lives, families and the surrounding communities.Founded in December 2013 by Dr. Mitchell Eisenberg and Dr. Lewis Gold, Advanced Recovery Systems now has facilities across the U.S. Every facility in our network strives to provide the highest quality of care, using evidence-based therapeutic models that really work. Specialized programming designed to meet the unique needs of veterans and first responders is also offered in select facilities.#ZRResponsibilities:The Medical Director is responsible to provide 24-hour management of the Nursing/Health Services and Medical and Psychiatric Services of the facility. He/she is responsible for providing effective leadership to staff, has knowledge of the organization and function of the Company and directs all therapeutic activities within the facility in accordance with standards of State and Federal regulations; and other indicated regulatory and accrediting organizations and agenciesCORE JOB DUTIES:Provides administrative oversight of the facility's medical services, by overseeing and leading the medical staff, dietitians, and physician services coordinator (where applicable) while building a collaborative team with nursing and clinical departments.Provides excellent medical care with the ARS philosophy outlined by the Chief Medical Officer. This includes knowledge of detoxification protocols, assessment for medication, withdrawal assessment and management of complications, detoxification protocols, and Medication Assisted Therapy.Understands ASAM criteria and Medical Needs Criteria provided and will document decision making accordingly.Assists the COM and the Executive Director of the facility in the development and maintenance of written objectives, policies, a procedure manual, an organization plan and a quality assurance program for medical services, and review of all medical policies and procedures at least annually. Documentation shall be shared with the facilitys medical staff; the director of nursing serves and other appropriate medical staff on an ongoing basis or as revisions are made.In conjunction with the CMO, Executive Director and the governing authority of the substance use disorders treatment facility, plan, and budget for medical services.Support medical staff for success with medical department metrics including, but not limited to Expense Management, Compliance Quantity (includes items such as but not limited to timely completion of records, PDMP, EKG, MAT acceptance), Compliance Quality (Quality of documentation of medical records), Completion % treatment stay, and Outcomes/ Readmission rates.Completes and is proficient using the electronic health record with all required documentation. ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures, state regulation, Joint Commission standards and Medical Needs Criteria. These records will be completed and authenticated in a timely manner per policy. This includes but is not limited to the following electronic record documents: Psychiatric Evaluation and/or Admission History and Physical Evaluation, Medical Progress Notes, Discharge Summary, and Orders.Review any physical examination reports and medical screening results conducted off-site of a client for the preadmissions process or for other medical concerns, in order to ensure that the client's medical needs are considered and addressed in the development of the treatment plan and throughout treatment.Develops and Implements plans for Performance Improvement as need.Understands and communicates the On-Call responsibilities; will provide contact and back-up numbers, being responsive and available not only when assigned on-call duties, but as backup when medical provider/Medical Director on-call is unavailable. When on call, will be within one hour of facility in case an emergency that requires going to facility.Other duties as assignedQualifications:Graduated from an accredited medical school.A minimum of 3 years in a supervisory position, familiarity with Joint Commission, DCF and other indicated healthcare standards are necessary.Communication skills to relate to all levels of facility staff.Self-motivated and confident.Application of Continuous Quality Improvement and Performance Improvement Team philosophy and ability to develop and apply organizational strategies.Licensed to practice medicine, e.g. Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) in the appropriate state, as applicable, required.BENEFITS: Scheduling flexible, required to be onsite & some on-callPay: Competitive salary starting at $300k-$350k + annual bonusCME: $5,000 per year reimbursementMalpractice: Free liability protection with tail coverage providedPaid Time Off: Up to 6 weeks of paid time off per year & sick & holiday payRetirement: 401K + matchInsurance: Health, Vision, Dental, Life & Teladoc access and visits at NO cost to the employee.Matching HSA -up to $1500 a year contribution from the company to your HSA.Meet our Chief Medical Officer Dr.Kevin WandlerAdvanced Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction, substance use and mental health issues. We invite you to learn more about us at our website!The Company complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEOWe are proud to be a drug-free workplace.COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementAdvanced Recovery Systems complies with state-specific COVID-19 vaccination mandates for healthcare workers. Team members in our facilities/offices located in states with vaccination mandates are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if stipulated) unless approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.#BAS06by Jobble

Keywords: Advanced Recovery Systems, Roswell , Addiction Medicine Medical Director, Healthcare , Roswell, Georgia

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