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A&D Medical Director/Psychiatrist

Posted on Jan 14, 2019 by HELEN ROSS MCNABB CENTER

Knoxville, TN 37916
Health Care
26 Dec 2018
Annual Salary
A&D Medical Director/Psychiatrist The Helen Ross McNabb Center () is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services. The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient and crisis services. The Center is seeking motivated staff members that possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels and economic circumstances with respect and dignity. HRMC is currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic professional for the following position: A&D Medical Director / Psychiatrist. We are seeking a Medical Doctor of Addiction Medicine, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, or Psychiatry with a Buprenorphine waiver (or we will help you attain one) to serve as the Co-Occurring Medical Director of our Substance Use programming. Our services include: short term Inpatient Medically Monitored Crisis Detoxification, 28 or 90 days Residential Rehabilitation, MAT and other Outpatient Substance Use services. We use a team approach with APNs, master's level clinicians, RNs, milieu counselors and case managers - all overseen by a Medical Director. We diagnose, educate, treat, and aim towards helping clients and their families in their struggle with addiction.
JOB REQUIREMENTS Education/Knowledge: Must be a physician, licensed to practice medicine in Tennessee, who has successfully completed an approved psychiatric residency training program and is either Board certified or eligible for Board Certification in Psychiatry. Must be a full-time employee of the Center. Experience:Minimum of five years of successful full-time employment and practice of psychiatry. Must show evidence of successful direction of clinical programming and policy development. Must have positive clinical history w/behavioral health population. Physical: Normal outpatient psychiatric clinic environment. Exposure to biological hazards. Exposure to unpleasant odors. Hearing of normal and soft tones. Close eye work. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching JOB SUMMARY Provides and directs the provision of care for patients receiving clinical services at Centerpointe, John Tarleton, or other assigned clinical sites. The Medical Director Adult Services (MDA) is delegated the responsibility and authority to plan, organize, staff, lead, and control the operation management of the Medical staff for the Adult Services Department. The MDA is responsible to assure services are managed in such a manner to comply with community standard of care for psychiatry, state and federal laws, rules and regulations of outside regulatory agencies as well as Center Policy and Procedures. The MDA is responsible for the overall clinical efficacy of the Adult Services Department. The Medical Director must monitor medical staff practice to ensure quality of clinical work being performed, analyze QA/QI data to identify opportunities for improvement, provide clinical supervision of medical practitioners within Adult Services. Establish productivity standards in conjunction with the V.P. of Clinical Services (Specializing in Adult Services) and provide leadership for attaining goals. Provide direct care to the Adult population served and align medical staff resources with the needs of the organization. Excellent verbal, written and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as, maintaining proper documentation. Clinical staff members must be able to take and pass, without major modifications, a course in Handle with Care. This program requires hands-on, physical components to ensure the safety of the clients and staff. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.
Who You Are You are energetic, enthusiastic, and client-driven. You are comfortable working in teams with diverse backgrounds, and understand the importance of collaboration to deliver the best possible psychiatric and addiction services to our clients. You have experience with Medication Assisted Treatment and co-occurring disorders. You persist in accomplishing objectives, have excellent attention to detail, and you are comfortable setting priorities. You believe that you can contribute to client success and the success of HRMC. You are looking for a work family to join for the long term. Practice Locations CenterPointe Residential and Medically Monitored Crisis Detoxification Program in Knoxville, TN and in Morristown, TN. Clinical Philosophy Services are designed for the express purpose of helping people live successfully in their own communities. We are striving to utilize best practice standards throughout our delivery system. We recognize and embrace the use of co-occurring treatment practice for individuals who experience both mental health and addiction issues. Approach to Care An ecological approach to the treatment of problems takes into consideration the biological, medical, psycho-social, and community impact on the person being treated. Our clients benefit from highly trained and experienced practitioners who work within a team approach with colleagues and our clients/patients. Benefits All prescribers receive 4 weeks of vacation per year when working a 40 hour workweek or prorated if schedule varies. Our 403b retirement plan is very lucrative and we have very affordable individual health insurance and other benefits to round out the compensation package. HRMC values and rewards longevity. Professional training and leave is paid with prior approval. Other benefits: - 10 days of additional sick leave per year - Work-life balance - Paid on-call reimbursement - Friendly work environment - Flexible Spending Account - Affordable dental, vision, and life insurance - Reimbursement for Medical Malpractice Insurance costs - Free life insurance policy - Free long term disability insurance This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required. This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. HRMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). HRMC conducts Background Checks, Driver's License Record Checks, Degree Verification, and Drug Screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or Testing. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
Location: Knoxville, TN
Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Medical Director

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