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Pyramid Healthcare Physician (Part Time) in Dallas, Pennsylvania

Deliverables/Principal Results Expected:

  • Administer history and physicals, review labs, monitor detox continued stays daily, monitor blood levels, sick call and preparing discharges (scripts etc.).

  • Provides support and resources to the adult residential program and detox as needed.

  • Responsibilities to the facilities for history and physicals within compliance with the regulations.

  • Coordination with internal and external providers as needed for coordination of care.

  • Coordination (with the help of the nursing staff) with the primary care physician when appropriate.

  • Call coverage as needed.

  • Work with the nursing staff to make sure medications and aftercare medical needs are addressed for client discharge and are cost effective for the client after discharge.

  • Responsibility to aid in the peer review process.

  • Collaborate with facility extenders as needed both formally and informally.

  • Utilization of EMR system for documentation of client care.

  • Coordinate with the psychiatrist for medication and treatment of the client.

  • Complete required trainings and mandatory training hours.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Technical Competencies: Strong clinical program able to effectively meet the needs of the client, positive relationships with internal and external customers, supportive of a multiple pathway to recovery approach in directing client care including medication assisted treatment options.

Job-related Behavioral Characteristics:

Demonstrates professionalism, leadership, confidentiality, strong social communication skills, time-management, organized. Must possess skills to communicate effectively and interact well with people of diverse backgrounds. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to problem solve by gathering and analyzing information, working well in an individual/ group problem solving situation, and showing initiative in problem solving. Maintains professionalism and does not show favoritism. Maintains consistency with clients, staff, visitors, and the public. Ability to handle a crisis situation and react appropriately. Flexibility and adaptable. Ability to make decisions in an objective and ethical manner. Calm and decisive in crisis situations. Ability to sustain a team environment, drive continuous improvement projects, confidentiality, excellent problem-solving skills and excellent communicator within the team framework.



Education, Experience:

MD and DO Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Addiction Medicine. Active X waiver or willingness to pursue waiver. Knowledge of continuous improvement techniques. Awareness and understanding of regulating bodies (CARF, Office of Mental Health, DDAP).