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Posted:
10/28/2018
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Treatment Services Medical Director
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Job Description

Job #91 Treatment Services Medical Director

Full time opening in Treatment Services - OTP.

Purpose: 

Provide direct supervision to ARNP staff. Provide appropriate medical direction and overall supervision of the medical aspects of the service program and shall ensure that those duties and responsibilities are not relinquished before a new or temporary replacement is functioning in that capacity. Be available for patient evaluation and consultation to OTP personnel, admit and discharge individuals; develop or approve all medical protocols; recommend innovative medical program developments and implement where applicable, reasonable and clinically sound using current best practice protocols. Provide Individuals evaluation of and prescription for opioid addiction; adjust appropriate opioid replacement medications as indicated (Methadone, Buprenorphine, Buprenorphine and Naloxone or Naltrexone) and complete associated documentation.

The Treatment Services Medical Director/Physician is a key member of the Treatment Team of SRHD Treatment Services. Major functions include the medical oversight of treatment planning and care delivery for opioid addiction and mental health services. The goals and objectives of the position are focused on ensuring an efficient system by which quality of health standards are guaranteed to all patients by providers.  The nature of this position is fast-paced in high-stress situations and conditions.

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About Spokane Regional Health District

The Spokane Regional Health District is one of 34 local public health agencies that work to promote and protect the health of Washington citizens. The agency was originally established as the Spokane County Health District in January 1970, when the City of Spokane and Spokane County merged their health departments into one agency. In 1994, the Health District's official name was changed to the Spokane Regional Health District to reflect the increased scope of public health services and geographic coverage. The Spokane Regional Health District now has approximately 250 employees at five different sites and serves a population of more than 400,000 in Spokane County.