Education and Experience
-M.D. or D. O. degree from an accredited United States medical school.
-Successful completion of internship and residency in psychiatry with experience managing patients with substance use disorder/addiction.
- Board Certified in Psychiatry
-Valid and active California medical license, without any limitations on license to practice in specialty
-Eligible to participate in the CMS Medicaid/Medicare reimbursement programs.
-Valid and active DEA license with X waiver to prescribe buprenorphine; if does not have X waiver must obtain within 6 months of hire.
-Current BLS/ACLS certificate or recertification within 2 months of hire
-Three to five years experience as a licensed psychiatrist
-Management training, skills and experience in a similar post preferred.
-Knowledge of third party payer regulations, California practice guidelines and malpractice laws, Title 22, Bureau of Primary Care and state funding sources.
-Bi-lingual in Spanish
-Must not be on active parole or probation
-Culturally competent and able to work with a diverse population
-Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word Outlook and internet applications
-Experience working successfully with issues of substance abuse, criminal background, and other potential barriers to economic self sufficiency
Skills and Abilities
- Ability to enter data into various electronic systems while maintaining the integrity and accuracy of the data
- Professionalism, punctuality, flexibility and reliability are imperative
-Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
-Integrity to handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
-Strong problem-solving skills
-Excellent organization skills and ability to multitask and juggle multiple priorities
-Outstanding ability to follow-through with tasks
-Ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of interdisciplinary team and independently assume responsibility
-Strong initiative and enthusiasm and willingness to pitch in whenever needed
-Able to communicate well at all levels of the organization including working with organization leadership and high-level representatives of partner organizations
-Able to work within a frequently changing project scope while maintaining overall direction and structured priorities
-Knowledge of co-occurring disorders and trauma informed treatment
-Knowledge of Clinical documentation (treatment plans, progress notes etc.)
-Experience working with criminal justice population