• Telehealth Physician - Sayre, PA

    Posted: 09/08/2021

    Summary

    The physician is responsible for conducting substance abuse examinations/evaluations via telehealth, prescribing and monitoring of medications, and other consumer/patient related services, and completing associated documentation. In collaboration with the clinical team, the Physician ensures high quality, person focused care for all clients and contributes more broadly to the leadership team around clinical care, problem solving, strategic planning, and performance improvements/he makes recommendations for medical services and clinical program development ensuring effective and efficient delivery of high-quality medical services, consistent with the mission and vision of CASA-Trinity.

    Essential Job Functions

    May perform all or part of the following duties:

    · Reviews and signs treatment plans, lab slips, and/or other health forms when needed and participates in incident reviews/quality assurance activities as needed.

    · Prerforms and/or reviews medical assessments and physicals if needed.

    · Communicates with other care providers and referral sources to increase understanding of client problems and assets and facilitate the highest quality of services.

    · Participates in professional supervision and education that supports continuous improvement of client care.

    · Completes required medical record documentation in a timely and comprehensive manner and in compliance with PA regulations.

    · Meets productivity requirements by utilizing various techniques to engage clients and minimize failed appointments.

    · Participates as a contributing member of an interdisciplinary team in coordination and delivery of patient care.

    · Maintains QHP status as required by job title.

    · Performs other related duties as assigned

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    · Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills

    · Competency with Electronic Medical Records

    · Advanced analytical, information gathering and problem solving skills

    · Ability to prepare reports, write business, correspondence and assist in the development and update of procedural manuals

    · Ability to work independently

    · Excellent clinical, diagnostic and treatment skills.

    · Strong initiative, leadership and professionalism

    · Ability to work with staff, administration, clients, board and community members in a professional, integrative and collaborative manner

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

    Language Skills: Read, write and interpret documents such as curriculum guides, budgets, grant applications, etc.

    Mathematical Skills: Must add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; must apply ratio, percent, and probability and estimation concepts. Possess an understanding of, and the ability to interpret for others, statistical information.

    Cognitive Ability: Apply common sense understanding to conflict management; employ logical sequencing, trouble-shooting, problem solving and decision-making skills to correctly assess situations both socially and professionally.

    Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, to stand, to walk, to go up and down stairs, to operate foot and hand controls, to use a telephone, computer keyboard and to write. Occasionally the employee must lift and/or move up to twenty (20) pounds. This position requires accurate perceiving of sound, near and far vision, depth perception, handling and working with clinical instruments and objects.

    Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to adhere to strict policies/regulations relative to being in a tobacco-and alcohol-free workplace.

    The Physician must be able to prioritize situations and manage time and may experience stress and stress related symptoms due to interacting with clients in crisis. S/he be exposed to illness and unsanitary conditions so must take care to protect their own health. They may also have to manage physically threatening clients and be prepared to be responsible for their own safety, and the safety of others.

    Qualifications

    Board certified/Board eligible in IM/FP/ADM strongly preferred with at least one year of direct experience with addiction medicine or at least possess a strong interest. DEA certificate and Pennsylvania licensure is required. The physician must have a federal DATA 2000 waiver (buprenorphine-certified).

    Job Types: Part-time, Contract

    Pay: $100.00 per hour

    Medical Specialty:

    • Addiction Medicine

    Schedule:

    • Day shift

    Experience:

    • Addiction Medicine: 1 year (Preferred)

    License/Certification:

    • Physician License (Required)
    • DEA Certificate (Required)
    • Pennsylvania Licensure (Required)
    • Buprenorphine Certification (Required)

    Work Location:

    • One location

    Work Remotely:

    • No

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