Physician

Physician (MD/DO) Crestview Hills, KY


Description

Position at AppleGate Recovery

Part Time Physician for MAT Clinic – Crestview Hills, KY

 AppleGate Recovery, a division of BayMark Health Services, is a multi-site, multi-service organization providing opioid use disorder treatment and rehabilitation for patients across the country. Providing high quality, patient-centered treatment for addiction to prescription medications and other opioids remains the focus of Applegate’s clinics. Combining evidence-based, medication assisted treatment with counseling and behavioral services, AppleGate offers the most successful option for many patients.

Primary Job Function:

  • Admitting Patients for Methadone and Buprenorphine Treatment.
  • Applicant must be able to cover absences for the Medical Director during vacations, attendance at addiction meetings, and personal absences.
  • Physician will obtain a history and physical exam.
  • Documentation into the EMR, entering orders for methadone dosing in the EMR or writing a buprenorphine prescription.
  • Consistently monitoring patient dosages in conjunction with the Treatment Center Director, Counselors and Dosing Nurses.
  • Consulting on patients that are high risk and doing annual medication reviews.
  • Other related duties as determined by supervisor

 Qualifications | Education | Certifications:

  • Boarded Certified or Eligible in any specialty.
  • Must be licensed in the state of Kentucky.
  • At least 6 months of Addiction Medicine/Primary Care experience is required.
  • Must already have an X waiver.
  • Knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment is preferred.
  • Drug rehabilitation training/knowledge is helpful.
  • Must be able to interact compassionately with a diverse population.
  • Satisfactory drug screen and criminal background check.

AppleGate Recovery is a progressive substance abuse treatment organization is committed to the highest quality of patient care in a comfortable outpatient clinic setting.  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.  

AppleGate Recovery is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, natural origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition, disability or veteran’s status or any other classification protected by State/Federal laws