Consulting Physician

at Alsana
Location Monterey, California
Date Posted April 6, 2021
Category Medical Provider - Doctor, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Psychiatrist, Medical Director
Job Type As Needed / On Call

Description

The Role 

As the Consulting Physician at Alsana, you will oversee the delivery of medical services within the program and invest self in developing an institution where theoretical concepts and clinical programs become role models in the future evolution and delivery of services.

 

Responsibilities 

  • Provides professional practice according to the American Board of Internal Medicine or Family Practice  
  • Acts in conjunction with treatment center leaders and attending psychiatrist to ensure that the interdisciplinary practice model is followed in developing individualized plans of care and maintaining a therapeutic milieu 
  • Maintains clients’ physical and psychological safety 
  • Provides accurate and ongoing assessments and documentation of client status/visits and responds appropriately 
  • Ensures that documentation accurately reflects all changes in clients’ condition and notifies all appropriate care providers as dictated by program policy 
  • Maintains open communication and provides constructive feedback to team members to ensure the facility’s continuous provision of quality care 
  • Acts in conjunction with attending psychiatrist and other members of the leadership team to manage emergency situations in a prompt and professional manner 
  • Maintains appropriate certifications and licensure in good standing always 
  • Order’s medications, obtains informed consents, documents indications for all medications, and monitors laboratory results 
  • Organizes and completes assignments and develops treatment plans 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned 

Qualifications 

  • Graduate from an accredited school of medicine, MD or DO degree  
  • Completion of an Internal Medicine or Family Practice residency program   
  • Licensed (and in good standing) to practice medicine in the state in which care will be delivered 
  • 4+ years of experience in the delivery of medical care is preferred 
  • Experience in treatment of eating disorders and management of their medical complications is preferred  
  • Experience in working with a multidisciplinary team 
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