Medical Director for Baltimore MD Region

Physician (MD/DO) Baltimore, MD


Description

MedMark Treatment Centers provides opiate addiction treatment for individuals in Baltimore, Maryland in a comfortable, outpatient clinic setting. Our evidence-based treatment program offers methadone maintenance with a focus on substance abuse counseling services to provide the highest success rates possible. Our ultimate goal is to address the physical, emotional, and mental aspects of opioid use disorder to help each of our patients achieve long-term recovery and an improved quality of life.

Job Description:

The Medical Director serves as the Physician for one or more narcotic treatment programs (NTP) in the State of Maryland as designated by MedMark 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.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

  • Interviewing, managing, training, and evaluating physician extenders Implementation and enforcement of medical policies, procedures and training
  • Assistance as needed with development of clinical policies, procedures and training
  • Assistance as needed with completion of Federal, state, county and other regulatory applications, permits, licensure, inspections, etc
  • Correspondence and interaction with key regulatory (DEA, SMA, Medicaid, SAMHSA/CSAT, etc.) personnel and accrediting bodies as necessary
  • Providing reports & other data as requested to CEO / Medical Director – OTP

Patient Care

  • 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
  • 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

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Addiction Medicine
  • Current state licenses & DEA licenses
  • Ability to prescribe methadone & buprenorphine
  • Open to new graduates, willing to train.
  • Knowledge of Medial Assisted Treatment is preferred.