MEDICAL DIRECTOR & REGIONAL DIRECTOR & ADDICTION SERVICES DIRECTOR
JOB CATEGORY: PRIMARY CARE
ADDICTION SERVICES DIRECTOR - This is a professional position of a highly complex nature involving the development, implementation and oversight of the PMS Addiction Services program corporate-wide as well as the direct medical care of patients. The work is performed independently with clinical oversight provided by the Vice President of Clinical Affairs. The Director must operate in accordance with the terms and conditions of the various contracts and grants providing for the funding of programs and projects. This position also carries out the duties of a Medical Director and Regional Medical Director as described below.
MEDICAL DIRECTOR - This is a professional position of a highly complex nature involving the direction and coordination of the medical program of the primary care clinic. The work is performed independently with clinical oversight provided by the Regional Medical Director and the Vice President of Clinical Affairs. Administrative supervision is provided by the Program Administrator.
REGIONAL MEDICAL DIRECTOR - The Regional Medical Director is a Medical Director of a PMS health center who is appointed by the Vice President of Clinical Affairs to concurrently serve in this capacity. The primary responsibility is to implement clinical initiatives of the Executive Clinical Team at appropriate program sites in the assigned region or sub-region.
• Graduation from a medical school approved by the Council on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association or the Committee on Hospitals of the Bureau of Professional Education of the American Osteopathic Association, or Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners or the National Board of Osteopathic Examiners or the New Mexico Medical Board.
This position requires successful completion of an initial post-offer of employment:
• According to PMS Human Resources Policy 205.006, “Healthcare Personnel Testing & Immunization Requirements,” this position must comply with required testing and immunizations. Testing and immunizations including TB, Hepatitis B (consent or waiver), Tdap, MMR, and Varicella, will be available at the employee’s PMS health center. Influenza vaccines will be required according to dates set by the CDC and NMDOH.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
Must have by date of hire and maintain current throughout employment:
• Licensed to practice medicine by the State of New Mexico with ability to obtain admitting privileges and active staff membership at local hospital, if applicable.
• Board certification in addiction medicine from the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM); OR a subspecialty board certification in addiction psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN); OR a subspecialty board certification in addiction medicine from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA); OR certification in addiction medicine from the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).
• DEA license including a special DEA certification authorizing Buprenorphine/Sub Oxone prescriptions for opioid addiction.
• New Mexico Controlled Substance Registration (CSR).
• Medicare PIN and UPIN numbers.
• Medicaid number.
• Have or be able to obtain BLS/CPR or ACLS certification within 30 days of hire. If you are assigned to a center with ACLS medications and/or equipment, you must have ACLS certification within 30 days of hire. Certification must meet the requirements listed in the document “BLS / CPR / ACLS & First Aid Training Resources” posted on Staurolite. It is your responsibility to keep your certification current at all times.