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Addiction Medicine - Physician, Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse

Department: Medical Department
Location: Elyria, OH

The LCADA Way is expanding!  We are currently recruiting for a Physician, Physician Assistant, or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse to work in our Addiction Medicine Clinic in Lorain County.  Join our team of dedicated professionals providing Leadership, Compassion, Awareness, Dedication & Advocacy to the communities we serve.

Summary:

The Physician / Physician Assistant / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is responsible for ensuring the quality and timeliness in the delivery of Primary Care and Addiction medicine. Provides leadership to medical department staff, serves as a member of Clinical team as directed by COO, and participates in performance improvement initiatives of the organization to ensure quality and continuity of appropriate services and the medical needs of our clients are represented in the plans and projects of the organization.

Essential Functions:

All under the direction and supervision of licensed physician:

  • Assist with Suboxone Program Administration, including, but not limited to: Ensures Medically Assisted Treatment Program (MAT) component of agency is in compliance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations regarding the medical treatment of narcotic addiction; Ensures evidence of current physiologic dependence on a narcotic, length of narcotic addiction and exceptions to admission criteria are documented in client’s clinical record before client receives initial dose of opioid agonist; Ensures a medical history and physical examination are done before client receives initial dose of opioid agonist; Ensures appropriate laboratory studies have been performed and reviewed. Signing or counter-signing all medical orders as required by federal, state, or local laws and regulations; Reviewing and counter-signing treatment plans of opioid agonist clients at least every ninety (90) days; Makes final decision for acceptance to opioid agonist treatment services; Ensures all medical/somatic services are appropriately performed by opioid agonist program.
  • Assists with coordination of the Ambulatory Detox Program Administration
  • Provides acute care to LCADA clients and ensures coordination with other community healthcare organizations and providers in continuation of needed medical services, including histories and physicals, prescribing medications appropriate to client and program, and appropriate follow up for clients in rehabilitation programs, narcan program, and ambulatory detox program.
  • Participates in development, implementation and delivery of in-service trainings designed to upgrade staff’s knowledge regarding health concerns and new technology in health care and substance treatment.

General Requirements: Comprehensive knowledge of alcohol and drug abuse, knowledgeable with regard to substance abuse treatment, recovery. Must possess skills in cultural competency.

Educational Requirements:  Medical Degree, Physician Assistant Degree, Nurse Practitioner Graduate Degree or equivalent required.

Certification Requirements:  MD, DO, PA, APRN or equivalent license required.  Licensed by the State Medical Board of Ohio or State Nursing Board of Ohio required, Board Certified preferred. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration/Certification required. Suboxone Certification required.

Amount of Travel: Minimal, mostly confined to local travel.

Hours: Part-time, 16-24 hours per week.

Salary Range: Salary commensurate with licensure and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer.  Drug Free Workplace.

Benefits Package for Part-Time Employees Includes:

  • SummaCare PPO Medical Insurance with Prescription Benefits (available at 25+ hours per week)
  • Guardian Dental Insurance (available at 25+ hours per week)
  • Davis Vision Insurance (available at 25+ hours per week)
  • Company sponsored Wellness Programs
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) with Debit Cards
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Life Insurance available
  • Continuing Education Reimbursement (pro-rated based on hours worked)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Jury Duty Reimbursement
  • Paid Vacation Leave (15 days per year to start, accrued bi-weekly, pro-rated based on hours worked)
  • Paid Sick Leave (12 days per year, accrued bi-weekly, pro-rated based on hours worked)
  • Paid Holidays (10 days per year, if holiday falls on day regularly scheduled to work)
  • Professional Development Program, including free online trainings/CEUs (and up to 5 days per year paid for clinical staff, pro-rated based on hour worked)

ABOUT THE LCADA WAY

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As a leader in recovery solutions since 1981, The LCADA Way is a private, non-profit organization delivering innovative, outcome-driven programs with an individualized approach to addiction and mental health treatment, education, prevention and recovery support services for residents in Lorain and Medina counties and surrounding areas. Our unique approach centered around Leadership, Compassion, Awareness, Dedication & Advocacy is tailored to be gender and culturally appropriate based on individual client needs.

We are committed to:

Empathy & Respect. 
We approach each individual in our program with compassion, care and understanding. This foundation of empathy and respect is at the heart of everything we do.

Innovation & Results. 
Success is vital to our mission and to the people we serve. Every day we bring new ideas, energy and knowledge to strengthen our program and organization so that we continually make a difference in the communities we serve.

Family & Community. 
Central to The LCADA Way is the belief in family and community. Every individual touches and is touched by the people around us. These relationships strengthen and enhance our lives every day.

Proven Results. Healthy Lives. 
It's simple. Our programs work. We guide our clients through a process of recovery and create more healthy lives for themselves and their families

Support. Education. Recovery. 
Our comprehensive, results-oriented programming focuses on the individual and strengthens families and communities.

Leading the way. 
We are leaders in our field. You can trust our results that tomorrow can hold the promise of a better future.

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