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On-Call Licensed Medical Provider

Company: Central City Concern
Location: Gresham
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission to end homelessness through innovative outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC's Hooper Detox Center is seeking an On-Call Licensed Medical Provider

Hooper Detox provides both inpatient and outpatient withdrawal management and stabilization services for people seeking treatment for substance use disorders. Many of the staff at Hooper are in recovery themselves and have experienced the challenges that come with withdrawal and early stabilization. They serve as reminders that recovery is possible and often provide the first rays of hope for the long journey ahead.

This on-call practitioner works with the Hooper Center Medical Director to provide medical care to patients admitted to Hooper Detoxification Center. A strong background in mental health and addiction medicine is preferred, as well as experience working with homeless and underserved populations. Demonstrated skills in addiction and/or primary care medicine, graduation from an accredited medical school, unrestricted licensure to practice medicine in Oregon, and a DATA waiver to prescribe Buprenorphine are required of all applicants.

Duties will include:

  • Provides admission orders for all new patients, including orders for the administration of Buprenorphine.
  • Determines and formulates health histories and performs physical exams on all newly admitted patients.
  • Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patients' clinical problems.
  • Formulates treatment plans based on available clinical data, and works cooperatively with patients to implement treatment plan.
  • Prescribes medication or other forms of treatment as necessary.

    For NP/PA: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program.

    For MD/DO: Board eligibility or certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice.

    All applicants:
    • National certification and unrestricted license or eligibility for license to practice in Oregon.
    • Current State of Oregon Medical Board licensure (MD) and eligible for certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)-approved specialty board.
    • A strong background in mental health and addiction medicine is preferred, as well as experience working with homeless and underserved populations.
    • Demonstrated skills in primary care medicine with a minimum of 2 years' experience preferred.
    • Current DEA certification.
    • Must have current CPR certification.
    • Must meet CCC privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
    • Available to work during standard Hooper Center hours.
    • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and DHS background check. The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.
      This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

      As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

      ***Uploading a cover letter and resume to your application is preferred for this opportunity.***

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

      The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Central City Concern, Gresham , On-Call Licensed Medical Provider, Other , Gresham, Oregon

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