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Addictionologist

Company: Wellpath
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job 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

The Addictionologist will provide comprehensive substance use services including assessments, treatment, and support for recovery to dually diagnosed individuals. This position will track program participation for dissemination to appropriate administrative and supervisory staff. Substance use services will be integrated and consistent with ongoing mental health treatment, including the involvement of multi-disciplinary clinicians and sharing of information.

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:
  • Current licensure as a Physician within the state of employment
  • Board certification in Addiction Medicine
  • Current CPR Certification
  • Current DEA License
Responsibilities

  1. Assesses individuals with substance use disorders to determine their stage of change.
  2. Develops and provides alcohol and other drug education programs.
  3. Provides counseling services, including individual and group counseling.
  4. Collaborates with staff who provide medical and detoxification services and follow-up.
  5. Contributes to discharge planning, treatment continuity and aftercare plans, which are integrated with the patient's master treatment plan.
  6. Provides training and consultation to other staff on substance use disorders.
  7. Prepares quarterly Substance Use Disorder reports.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned.

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

Keywords: Wellpath, Plymouth , Addictionologist, Other , Plymouth, Massachusetts

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