North County Serenity House, A Program of HealthRIGHT 360 was founded in 1966 to provide substance use disorder services in the community. North County Serenity House provides a gender-responsive and trauma-informed environment, using evidence-based and best practices that recognize and account for the role that trauma frequently plays in substance use and criminal histories of women. For clients with co-occurring mental illness, we provide integrated substance use and mental health services which treat both conditions as primary. Our Escondido residential facility serves up to 120 women (with capacity for up to 20 children under 5 years of age) seeking recovery from substance use disorders. Our North County Serenity House Outpatient Program in Oceanside offers outpatient and intensive outpatient substance use treatment to women and pregnant or parenting female teenagers.
The Primary Care Associate Medical Director (PCAMD), under the direction of the Medical Director, is primarily responsible for the oversight and delivery of medical care. This is accomplished through the monitoring of clinical skills of providers and patient access to care, participation in the performance improvement process, assisting in the development of policies and procedures used to ensure quality patient care and the orientation of new providers. The PCAMD provides full supervision in addition to clinical supervision and oversight for Advanced Practice Providers including entering into Collaborative Agreements with the Advanced Practice Provider, providing supervision and having input in the clinical review, performance appraisal, peer review and hiring and termination providers and clinical support staff. The Associate Medical Director is a member of the program leadership team and fosters teamwork, collaboration, and integration of all service areas. May be required to work nights and/or weekends.