Addiction Medicine Provider

Hometown Health Center | Newport, ME, United States

Posted Date 4/15/2024

HHC is seeking a PT or FT medical provider to join our office-based, outpatient medicated assistance treatment program. The ideal candidate will have the knowledge and skills to provide prevention related education, screening, intervention and treatment related to substance use disorders. Established in 2003, Hometown Health Center (HHC) is a leader in healthcare, providing more than 32,000 medical, dental, and behavioral health visits per year to 6,200 patients. As a Federally Qualified Health Center we are proud to be able to provide needed services to people who might otherwise not have access to medical, behavioral health and dental care. HHC is growing with a new state of the art facility currently under construction in Palmyra.

The Addiction Medicine Provider is responsible for providing onsite, outpatient medical services. This role is responsible for implementing treatment plans in coordination with the supervising physician and treatment team. This will include patient's medical history and physical examinations. Medical monitoring of patients in all phases of addiction treatment as required. This role positively impacts the lives of individuals who suffer from substance use disorder in our community.

We offer flexible schedules and competitive pay. Providers are eligible for a full array of benefits. We offer full time or parttime hours with a comprehensive benefit package including health, life, and disability insurance as well as a retirement plan with a generous employer match. Our providers are eligible for paid vacation, sick leave, and CME time. HHC also covers malpractice insurance for its providers.

HHC is committed to fostering a culture of kindness. Our Orange Frog Initiative sets us apart in how we interact not just with patients, but with our communities and each other.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following and other duties that are assigned.

  • Model appropriate physical and emotional boundaries with patients and co-workers.
  • Prescribe appropriate medications and treatments as indicated by patient assessment.
  • Keep updated on current drug abuse and treatment information.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a treatment plan.
  • Monitor patients continuously and maintains a safe, protective environment for the patients.
  • Complete medical documentation according to HHC standards.
  • Document any incidents or unusual occurrences per policy and procedure.
  • Assure patient's medical history and physical examination are completed.
  • Assure patients are referred to proper agencies when treatment is beyond our scope.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Licensed Physician, NP or PA in the State of Maine
  • D.E.A licensure in the State of Maine
  • Addiction Medicine certification or eligible for certification
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