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CTC MARYLAND – Medical Director

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Job Description
Full-Time Medical Director
Facility Elkton Treatment Center
Location Elkton, MD
* Age Group/Range: Adults
* Practice Setting/Type: Outpatient
* Medical Director will be required to be on-site 2-3 days per week
and oversee all clinic activities remotely
Addiction Medicine patients require care from specialty-trained
professionals, in a highly-specialized, and quality-focused
environment. Our team at Elkton Treatment Center in Maryland is
seeking to add a like-minded licensed physician to their diverse and
dynamic team.
The Medical Director is responsible for leadership, quality assurance,
oversight and overall medical management of the clinic within the
boundaries of state and federal regulations and accreditation
standards. Responsibilities include planning, organizing medical and
clinical practices; providing direct patient care and assisting other
departments with direct interactions with physicians or medical staff.
* Oversees and is responsible for the quality, efficiency and
management of delivering medical services within the clinic;
* Defines protocols and assists in decision making pertaining to the
medical care of patients that is consistent with current medical
practice and CTC policies and procedures;
* Provides oversight to other professional medical staff, as well as
administrative or support staff, as designated;
* Serves as a liaison between the medical staff, other clinic staff,
division or corporate staff, and organizational leadership;
* Monitors assigned staff to adherence to established medical and
clinic policy;
* Provides back up call coverage;
* Serves in a teaching capacity for the training and development of
other personnel;
* Responsible for securing physical exam and history from the
patient, reviewing medical records, making medical evaluations,
request appropriate diagnostic testing, prescribes medications and
treatments, assists in the management of behavioral or mental
health problems of patients, maintains current medical records in
accordance with federal or state regulation, and clinic or
corporate policies and procedures; and,
* Performs other duties as assigned.
* Doctoral degree in Medicine (MD or DO)
* Prefer previous experience in behavioral health or substance abuse
* No history of alcohol or drug misuse for a period of three years
before employment
* Current license to practice medicine by the state in which the
facility or clinic(s) operates
* Board certification or certificate of admissibility for board
certification by American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM),
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), or other
certification within their discipline
* Current DEA credentials to prescribe controlled substances without
restrictions and per regulation within the state in which the
practitioner will be working
* Additional specific DEA credentials may be required, per state and
clinic regulations or policy

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