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Medical Director

Company: Community Medical Services
Location: Dearborn Heights
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


The Medical Director is responsible for the overall smooth operation of medical services provided by to the Community Medical Services site (or sites) that physician is assigned to. Medically responsible for all employees administering medical attention, including, but not limited to: Nurses, Pharmacists, Physicians Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners.


  • Responsible for the overall, smooth execution of medical services provided by Community Medical Services location(s)

physician is assigned to. This includes overseeing all medical staff to ensure compliance with state, federal and local


  • Responsible for ensuring that evidence of current physiologic dependence, length of history of addiction, or exceptions to

criteria for admission are documented in the patient's records before the patient receives the initial dose of medication.

  • Responsible for ensuring that all medical evaluations, medical histories, and physical examinations have been completed

before patient receives initial dose of medication.

  • Responsible for ongoing treatment of patients including signing or countersigning medical orders, treatment plans, and

documentation required by state, accreditation, DEA, CARF, Licensure and federal regulations.


Education, Certification and Experience Requirements

  • Licensed as a Medical Doctor in the state that physician provides medical oversight
  • Minimum 5 years' experience as a physician in substance abuse treatment or related behavioral health setting
  • Knowledge of medical perspective of substance abuse and addiction
  • Experience in substance abuse rehabilitation and Opioid treatment is desirable.
  • Basic computer knowledge is necessary.
  • DATA 2000 waiver (CSAT)
  • Ability to oversee large medical staff, review and manage all charts
  • Required sensitivity to the needs of those who are chemically dependent.
  • Ability to participate as an effective team member.
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to interact with clients in a friendly, helpful, and courteous manner

Tools and Equipment Requirements

  • The ability to use a phone, computer, printer, and copier is required.
  • Frequent use of Microsoft office products, including but not limited to Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • The ability to use the internet and various web browser software is required.

Physical Working Conditions and Office Setting Description

  • Requires sitting and standing associated with a normal office environment.
  • Manual dexterity using a calculator and computer keyboard.
  • Requires prolonged sitting, standing, frequent bending, stooping, or stretching.
  • Some lifting may be required.
  • Frequent and prolonged typing and frequent and prolonged operation of computer, keyboard, and telephones required.
  • Requires occasional use of fax machines, telephones, copiers, and other office equipment.
  • Employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift

and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Other Conditions

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Community Medical Services, Dearborn Heights , Medical Director, Other , Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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