Posted on: June 9, 2021
We are CODA. We are a not-for-profit, research focused
behavioral health agency and the oldest opioid-addiction treatment
facility in Oregon. We help adult clients whose health and quality
of life are compromised by alcohol, drugs and mental health
challenges through compassionate, evidence-based care. Our
comprehensive network of programs allow us to treat all forms of
addiction at multiple levels of recovery through residential and
outpatient care. We value our amazing employees and show it with
excellent benefits, a supportive company culture and the
opportunity to be part of a best-in-class research department.
Our positions are eligible for a generous benefits program
including medical, dental, life, short and long term disability
insurance, 401(k) with 4% employer matching, and up to 4 weeks paid
time off in the first year. Employees also receive priority
consideration for career advancement opportunities as well as
professional development training and support.
The Program Physician is responsible for approving admissions
for non-methadone treatment (e.g. suboxone, vivitrol, or alcohol
treatment services) and collaborating with medical and management
team to improve program procedures and outcomes.
In this position, a successful candidate will fulfil the
- Provide direct patient care, approve all admissions, and manage
ongoing treatment for opioid-dependent or alcohol-dependent
- Participate directly or indirectly in the medical assessment of
new and existing patients.
- Coordinate care with patients' primary care and other care
providers, ensuring treatment continuity and safe prescribing
- Work closely with medical staff to ensure safe dispensing of
medication, adherence to physician order sets, and accuracy of
- Provide clinical supervision to medical staff who are involved
in patients' care.
- Collaborate with Medical and Program Directors on conducting
performance evaluations of medical staff
- Attend multidisciplinary treatment team meetings to ensure
appropriate treatment of patients and other meetings as
- Provide on call medical coverage for patients, including
fielding questions about medication administration or interactions
and authorizing order changes Supervise and teach residents and
fellows on rotation.
- Collaborate with Medical and Program Directors on development
of program policies and procedures.
- Work closely with the Medical and Program Directors to ensure
safe clinical procedures and policies
In this position, the following are essential requirements:
- Experience providing care to high risk, high need patients,
including those diagnosed with co-occurring disorders.
- Experience in the use of medication assisted treatment for
patients with addictive disorders including suboxone induction and
management and Extended release naltrexone (Vivitrol) induction and
- Board Certified or board-eligible Family Physician or General
Internist OR anesthesia and psychiatry board certification with
similar background or experience.
- Experience working within a medical home model.
- Able to work well with a multidisciplinary treatment team.
- Current or able to obtain DATA wavier within one month of
All CODA facilities are drug-free and smoke-free worksites.
Employees may not be serving any supervised parole or probation.
Individuals in recovery must have a minimum of two years in
recovery post-treatment to be considered for employment.
CODA is an equal opportunity employer with a diverse workforce
and an inclusive culture.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
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