Addiction Medicine Fellowship (July 2023-July 2024)

Job Details
Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 – $55,000 a year9 hours ago
  • BC/BE
  • DEA Certification
Full Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities:
The fellow will be under direct and indirect supervision of the Fellowship Program Director and/or other staff physicians at Caron and at Reading Health System.

As a fellow physician on the Caron Medical Unit, clinical privileges are granted at both Caron Medical Unit and other Caron treatment programs.

The fellow will perform the following duties when the Fellowship Program Director has deemed the fellow competent:

Perform History and Physical on admitted patients.

Order medications and/or discontinue medications.

Assess and treat all medical and psychological conditions throughout treatment stay.

Maintain cooperation and liaison with referring physicians, physicians in community, and other medical and health care facilities.

Provide on-going assessments daily to all detox patients to determine next level of care.

Provide consultation for individual treatment, updated with other disciplinary team members at morning treatment team meetings.

Participate in other pertinent medical meetings pertaining to medical management and updates.

Provide discharge meeting with outgoing patients.

Participate in weekly literature review.

Provide medical lectures to patients.

Evaluate and establish treatment plan for patients in outpatient setting while on outside rotations

Provide psychiatric and addiction medicine consultation while on rotations at Reading Health System.

Provide community outreach through medical presentations.

Provide Grand Rounds presentations at Caron, Reading and other local Health Systems.

Provide teaching to medical students and resident.

Rotate in medical stabilization unit, impatient treatment units and outpatient settings.

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Physical Requirements:
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able to travel as needed

Light lifting

Ability to ambulate or travel around campus to units to provide medical services.

If in recovery, two years of uninterrupted sobriety preferred

The fellow physician will have all required clinical education, which must be completed in an ACGME – accredited residency program, or in a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) – accredited or College of Family Physicians Canada (CFPC) – accredited residency program located in Canada.

The fellow physician shall be a physician, licensed and board certified or eligible to practice medicine in the state of Pennsylvania and meet criteria to sit for the Addiction Medicine exam within one year.

Active and unrestricted Pennsylvania license

Active and unrestricted DEA

Ability to obtain buprenorphine certification if not already obtained


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