Pendleton Treatment Center is seeking a Physician to join our team of professionals!
This position is an independent contractor role that will work 8 – 10 hours per week with a combination of on-site and using telehealth system for patient encounters in accordance with State and Federal guidelines and to log-in remotely for signatures when required. Operational Hours are 5 a.m. – 1 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6 a.m. – 11 a.m. on Saturday.
Pendleton Treatment Center is an adult outpatient opioid treatment program/substance abuse treatment provider focused on treating those suffering from an addiction to opioids (pain pills, heroin, morphine, etc.) through a combination of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) with either methadone or buprenorphine/suboxone, detoxification, and intensive one-on-one and group counseling, all in an outpatient setting. Our goal is to partner with each individual we serve to accomplish a personalized treatment program that leads them to live a healthy, productive, addiction free life.
Responsibilities and Duties
- Medically responsible for all clients enrolled in the treatment program, to include special populations (e.g., pregnant clients, HIV+, clients with Hepatitis C, clients with co-occurring disorders).
- Must be able to assess suitability of individuals applying for
admission as well as their ongoing physical and mental stability for outpatient substance abuse
- Ensure the timely completion of admission physicals, annual physicals, medical histories, laboratory testing (including TB screening) consistent with state and federal regulations, accreditation standards and sound medical practice
- Review all laboratory results as well as medical documentation from other healthcare providers and manage each client according to established best practice and accrediting and regulatory guidelines
- Screen clients for common medical co-morbidities and evaluate co-existing medical conditions to identify potential medication impact/drug interactions, to include over-the counter (OTC) medications
- Prescribe and titrate the appropriate dosage of methadone consistent with the client’s medical and addiction history to establish a maintenance dose
- Order dose increases, decreases, detoxification, or supervised withdrawal after assessment of the client and his/her current treatment history
- Write medical orders based upon the individual needs of the client and sign off on all medical orders
Qualifications and Skills
- Valid and active Oregon medical license
- DEA X License
- Meet credentialing requirements
- Meet Oregon requirements for employment in an opioid treatment program
- We follow federal guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even those legal at the state level.
Please apply on our website: www.ortc.care/careers or via the link listed below: