Physician (Medical – MAT)

Published
January 10, 2022
Location
Dublin, CA
Category
Job Type

Description

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

Overview

Responsible for the medical assessment and care of patients by collaborating with the Nurse Manager- Health Services & PI and ARNPs and providing consultations and referrals between medical staff. Also, provides on-call responsibilities.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Medical doctorate (MD) from an accredited university.

Experience:

  • Two (2) years post residency clinical experience in an inpatient setting, psychiatric experience referred.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed in the state of employment. Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and applicable certifications.
  • Board certified or eligible in internal or family medicine.
  • Must have or be willing to obtain DATA 2000 Waiver prior to employment.

Responsibilities

  • Assesses patient's physical health on admission and throughout their stay including physical examinations, lab evaluations, x-rays and EKG.
  • Provides outside referrals as indicated.
  • Ensures accurate and thorough documentation of all assessment.
  • Provides clinical oversight of assessment and reassessment, ongoing provision of care activities, and completion of all associated documentation by ARNPs.
  • Provides on-call coverage for after-hours care of patients.
  • Makes referrals for tests and consultations and follows-up on results and recommendations.
  • Monitors the ongoing care of the medical condition of patients and provides consultations to the psychiatric staff oversees the Axis III portion of the recovery plan.
  • Provides education on Substance Use Disorder (SUD) diagnoses to patients, and their families.
  • Collaborates and communicates with staff in other disciplines in an effective and professional manner.
  • Understands and complies with special precautions, disaster and fire safety procedures, and abuse reporting.
  • Ability to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  • Ability to remain alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  • Ability to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  • Knowledge of care and treatment needs of patients of different ages. Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each patients.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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