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Physician - Broward Addiction Recovery Center (Part Time - 19 Hours)

Company: Broward County Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Physician (Part Time - 19 Hours/Week) with Broward Addiction Recovery Center.
General Description
Plans and participates in the medical care of persons participating in a County health program or being treated in a County health care facility.
Formulates long-range goals for the organization, develops policy and position papers and negotiates with the chief administrative officer and/or elected officials.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Requires graduation from an accredited school of medicine and successful completion of an approved residency appropriate to the area of assignment.

Requires three (3) years in the practice of medicine, which may include residency and/or fellowship terms, with at least two (2) years of that experience being in psychiatric, substance abuse, and co-occurring disorder clients or closely related experience.
Special Certifications and Licenses Required Licensed as a physician to practice medicine in the State of Florida as provided for in Chapters 458 and 459 of the Florida Statutes.

Depending upon area of assignment, may be required to obtain certification in Buprenorphine.
Special Requirements
Must be able to work nights/weekends/holidays.

Will be required to be "on call" after hours and overnight, in coordination with other medical staff.

Preferences - Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, Public Health or other related area.
- One (1) or more years experience with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) including Sublocade, Suboxone, and Vivitrol.
- One (1) or more years experience with infectious diseases in public health settings.
- Bilingual
The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary. Examines, diagnoses, and treats general or specialized medical problems of the eligible persons under a County health program and/or of patients in a County health care, substance abuse treatment, or mental health care facility. Plans and develops medical, nutritional, hygiene, educational or health programs appropriate to the area of assignment; provides supervision to other health care professionals in the provision of medical treatment or care as required for the area of assignment. Documents medical-legal evidence for legal defense and prosecution or presents evidence in court appearances. Reviews and recommends public health program policies, practices, and procedures as required for the area of assignment. Communicates with hospital, emergency room, and other physicians regarding patient care as needed; may also communicate with the agency's Treatment Director regarding patient care. Applies knowledge of addiction and treatment, buprenorphine treatment, or other specialized treatments. Provides after hours, on-call coverage or coordinate emergency medical or medical need responses for patients as assigned. Completes physician documentation such as progress notes, orders, history and physicals, and discharge summaries in a professional and timely manner in keeping with physician practice standards. Participates in interdisciplinary staff meetings as required to coordinate and review the delivery of patient care and related services. Abides by all safety and/or risk, infection control, and other guidelines; ensures that State and Federal regulations or other accreditation standard/s adopted by the area of assignment, are met and maintained. Prepares periodic evaluative reports on medical services. Performs related work as assigned. WORK ENVIRONMENT
Physical Demands Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement. Performs medium work that involves walking, standing, stooping, stretching, or lifting all of the time and also involves exerting between 20 and 50 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or exceptional skill, adeptness, and speed in the use of fingers, hands, or limbs in tasks involving very close tolerances or limits of accuracy. Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment) Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken. Involves routine and frequent exposure to radiation; disease/pathogens. SPECIAL INFORMATION

  • Manages Complexity Makes sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems. Asks questions to encourage others to think differently and enrich their analyses of complex situations. Accurately defines the key elements of complex, ambiguous situations.
    • Decision Quality Makes good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward. Consistently demonstrates strong judgment; may be sought out by others for expertise and guidance. Takes smart, independent action in urgent and non-routine situations, knows when to escalate for others' involvement.
      • Action Oriented Takes on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm. Takes immediate, decisive, independent action to resolve issues or problems. Persists as needed. Quickly and consistently identifies and pursues beneficial new opportunities.
        • Ensures Accountability Holds self and others accountable to meet commitments. Helps team hold each other accountable for goals, adherence to policies and procedures. Tracks team metrics and milestones, redirecting effort, as necessary, for continued progress.
          • Builds Networks Effectively builds formal and informal relationship networks inside and outside the organization. Makes connections to help people build their own networks; offers insights about internal and external contacts. Leverages networks to remain aware of industry developments and widen own sphere of influence.
            • Communicates Effectively Develops and delivers multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences. Engages diverse groups by communicating in a way that matches each group's preferences. Listens carefully and probes beneath the surface to gain richer insight on others' views.
              • Courage Steps up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said. Readily shares own ideas and opinions on controversial topics; is comfortable with open debate and constructive criticism. Demonstrates clear conviction in adversity; persists courageously in difficult circumstances.
                • Self-Development Actively seeks new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels. Shows commitment to own leadership development and encourages others to expand their expertise and skills; uses stretch opportunities to broaden capabilities aligned with organizational needs.
                  • Being Resilient Rebounds from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations. Is calm and objective in stressful situations; stays focused on tasks. Seeks input on how to handle challenging or volatile situations; promptly moves on from setbacks or problems.
                    • Situational Adaptability Adapts approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations. Sees even subtle cues to adapt; deploys a wide range of behaviors to stay effective. Exemplifies flexibility and resourcefulness; responds deftly to a variety of challenges and situations.
                      County Core Values All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County's four core behavioral competencies.
                      • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
                      • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
                      • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
                      • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.
                        Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion. Broward County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. We support the hiring of people with disabilities; therefore, if you require assistance due to a disability, please contact the Professional Standards Section in advance at 954-357-6500 or email to make an accommodation request.
                        Emergency Management Responsibilities Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.
                        County-wide Employee Responsibilities All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.
                        All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

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