MEDICAL PROVIDER- Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Doctor-Mesa
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MEDICAL PROVIDER JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the overall care of all patients of assigned clinic. Performs physical exams, physical assessments, as well as prescribing and managing the methadone treatment plan of each patient. Works directly with Clinic Manager and clinical staff as needed for medical and treatment needs of clients.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes the following. Other duties may be assigned)
Responsible for ensuring that all medical evaluations, medical histories, and physical examinations have been completed before patient receives initial dose. Also responsible for ongoing treatment of patients including signing medical orders, treatment plans, and documentation required by state and federal laws
- Case Management
Responsible for patients case management including chronic health problems, acute self limited problems, health conditions, and the management of medication prescribed by Community Medical Services.
Evaluation and referral of psychiatric condition and case management of patients under psychiatric care. Medical evaluations as needed to ensure that all healthcare needs are being met.
Required sensitivity to the needs of those who are chemically dependent.
Ability to participate as an effective team member.
Ability to communicate clearly.
Ability to interact with clients in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner.
Licensed as a Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy in the state where they are employed by Community Medical Services
Knowledge of substance abuse and the disease process of addiction