Part Time Primary Care Physician

Physician (MD/DO) Richmond, Virginia


Description

Part Time Physician  

We operate a Family Practice primary care practice with a specialty in Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

We re looking for a part time Physician to work 1-2 days per week to do direct patient care and provide supervision and assistance to mid-level providers.

Responsibilities

  • Provide direct patient care in a primary setting
  • Provide patient care for patients with Substance Use Disorder, using already developed protocols.
  • Supervision and assistance to mid-level providers
  • Work as part of a team  - with nursing staff, counseling staff and other providers - to help patients develop and implement a recovery plan
  • Participate in call system rotation for evenings, nights, and weekends
  • Works with the team to improve overall quality of care
  • Confers with nurses, medical assistants and case managers to assess the whole person and develop a treatment plan
  • Supervises Nurse Practitioners as indicated clinically and as required by state law
  • Consults with the National Medical Director on difficult cases as needed
  • Conducts follow-up visits at specific intervals after the initial treatment program
  • Participates in the call system for evenings, nights and weekends
  • Documents all patient contact accurately in the electronic medical record
  • Maintains strict adherence to HIPAA and federal and state confidentiality laws

Requirements

  • Current licensure as an MD/DO to practice by the State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Board Certification in a primary specialty, addictionologist preferred
  • Current DEA certification
  • 5+ years’ experience in clinical medicine, with at least two years’ experience caring for patients with SUD
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills