Company: Advanced Recovery Systems, LLC
Location: Lake Worth
Posted on: May 3, 2021
We are looking for a Medical Director
to join our team Full Time!
Advanced Recovery Systems is an integrated
behavioral healthcare management company dedicated to the treatment
of addiction, substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health
issues. We put behavioral health front and center, providing
assistance to people with substance abuse issues, addictions and
mental health concerns.
With facilities in various regions of the
U.S., we have been furthering this mission since our inception,
applying our advanced approach to patient care.
Every facility in the Advanced Recovery
Systems network strives to provide the highest quality of care,
using evidence-based therapeutic models that really work. Our goal
is to help men, women and adolescents live healthy, happy lives
without the burden of substance abuse or mental illness.
Director for our Lake Worth, Florida facility is
responsible to provide 24-hour management of the Nursing/Health
Services and Medical and Psychiatric Services of the facility.
He/she is responsible for providing effective leadership to staff,
has knowledge of the organization and function of the Company and
directs all therapeutic activities within the facility in
accordance with standards of State and Federal regulations; and
other indicated regulatory and accrediting organizations and
- Adheres to the
- Maintains an
effective clinical organizational structure and delegates
appropriate authority for completion of assigned
- Functions as
leader of multi-disciplinary Treatment Team/staffing
- Develops and
Implements plans for Performance Improvement as needed.
- Evaluates quality
of treatment program on an ongoing basis.
cost-effective methods to provide medically necessary therapeutic
- Provides for staff
development (i.e., supervision, educational, etc.)
communication with ancillary services.
- Recruits and
interviews new employees.
- Attends clinical
and administrative meetings to integrate inter-departmental sharing
- Meets with
Director of Nursing, Program Directors on a weekly, and on an as
selects, supervises and evaluates students completing field
- Build positive
relationships with staff, physicians, vendors and
collaboratively with Medical Director, Human Resources Director,
Quality Assurance Director and other managers and directors in
order to develop, implement, evaluate, and maintain a healthy
- Knowledge of
administrative and clinical policies and procedures, and ability to
communicate these clearly and accurately to others at all levels of
- Ability to assure
the confidentiality of patient information and the assurance of
patient rights through the development, implementation, evaluation
and maintenance of a well educated and caring facility
- Displays ability
to direct and supervise facility activities and assure the high
quality presence and maintenance of patient medical
- Maintains an
effective and efficient daily staffing pattern within budgetary
responsible for ensuring clinical staff meets educational/licensure
- Evaluates clinical
staff based on specified performance standards, on a timely
adaptability and flexibility to changes in the work
- Follows Infection
Control Guidelines at all times.
- Reports personal
symptoms of suspected illness or contagious diseases to the Program
- Completes and
forwards copy of Incident Reports and any other safety/risk
documents as indicated.
- Provides a safe,
therapeutic environment for staff and patients.
appropriate counseling and disciplinary action for infraction of
policy in accordance with established policies and
- Evaluates the
impact of therapeutic interventions upon the therapeutic
- Assists in
formulating standards for patients care.
- Collaborates with
the medical staff to coordinate medical and nursing management of
- Evaluates patient
care daily by assessing patients, and reviewing nursing
- Supervises all
program activities, assuring comfort and safety of the
- Attend daily
clinical meeting with the entire treatment team to discuss patient
issues/needs, treatment plan implementation and level of care
- Attend daily
management meetings to discuss patient care with the entire
- Attend weekly
patient care meetings with Clinical Director and CAO
- Attend monthly
performance improvement meetings
- Collaborates with
staff psychiatrists and medical physicians at least weekly to
discuss patient care and evaluate the psychiatric and medical
treatment provided in the program for all patients.
- Assist in periodic
review of policies, procedures, medical staff bylaws, rules and
- Supervise all
levels of care changes and provide peer reviews when
- Review and audit
all medical charts in their entirety prior to submitting for
- Assist in
preparation of charts for insurance appeals
- Manage master
daily patient census and distribute to treatment team on a daily
- Graduated from an
accredited medical school.
minimum of 3 years in a supervisory position, familiarity with
JCAHO, DCF and other indicated healthcare standards are
skills to relate to all levels of facility staff.
- Self-motivated and
- Application of
Continuous Quality Improvement and Performance Improvement Team
philosophy and ability to develop and apply organizational
- Licensed to
practice medicine, e.g. Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of
Osteopathic Medicine (DO) in the appropriate state, as applicable,
great benefits including 401(k), paid time off plan, medical,
dental, vision, and much more.
Recovery Systems, a national integrated behavior healthcare
management company dedicated to the treatment of addiction,
substance abuse, eating disorders and mental health issues.We
invite you to learn more about us atour!
complies with state and federal nondiscrimination laws and policies
that prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability,
national origin, race, religion, or sex. It is unlawful to
retaliate against individuals or groups based on the basis of their
participation in a complaint of discrimination or on the basis of
their opposition to discriminatory practices/EEO
proud to be a drug-free workplace.
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