CoxHealth is seeking an addiction medicine physician to join the multidisciplinary team in our well-established Center for Addictions clinic. Excellent Monday-Friday schedule with no weekends, evenings, or call required.
This physician will have the opportunity to directly impact the opioid crisis as the Center expands services to meet the growing needs of the community. The physician is supported by an experienced team of professionals including a medical director, program director, licensed psychologist, licensed therapists, nurses and other support staff.
The CoxHealth Center for Addictions opened in 1984 and has enjoyed an outstanding reputation within the addiction treatment community in southwest Missouri for more than 30 years.
Duties will include:
Conducting history and physical assessments on all assigned patients
Providing routine medical care and supervision of patients including medication management
Providing one hour of group education weekly to patients enrolled in the partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs
Attending weekly clinical staff meeting with treatment team
Providing consultative services to other physicians in the hospital setting whose admitted patients present with substance abuse or withdrawal issues
Working in tandem with medical director of the Center for Addictions to assure coverage of all patients
Flexible outpatient schedule – no evenings, no weekends, no call time
Attractive compensation package, including comprehensive benefits package
Professional liability insurance, occurrence-based coverage
Must be certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine or the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
The ability to acquire SAMHSA waiver for prescribing buprenorphine to patients with opioid dependence is required.
Experience in a hospital setting treating patients with alcohol withdrawal and familiarity with alcohol withdrawal protocols is preferred.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Addiction Medicine
CoxHealth is a locally owned and locally governed health care system located in Springfield, MO. Our organization includes six CoxHealth hospital campuses and more than 80 physician clinics.
Our daily work is based on CoxHealth's commitment to professional excellence in the extended community where we live and serve. To accomplish our vision- "To be the best for those who need us"- we continue to hire quality physicians and health care professionals to serve our community.
CoxHealth is the largest employer in the region with more than 11,000 employees across our integrated health system, including 430 physicians and 280 advanced practice providers.
We offer an excellent benefits package for our physician opportunities, including competitive compensation, sign-on bonus, paid relocation, CME, paid time off, and more.
About Our Community
Southwest Missouri is a growing region with an abundance of beauty- large lakes and outdoor activities, an academic community with multiple colleges and universities, live music, theaters and major sports teams including the Springfield Cardinals. Cultural and performing arts choices include local opera, ballet and theater compani...es, a local art museum and a growing number of artist studios and galleries. Dining and entertainment opportunities are diverse, ranging from small downtown blues and jazz clubs to ethnic and upscale restaurants.
Springfield is the third largest city in Missouri. The economy is diverse and healthy with traditionally low employment with overall cost of living and housing costs considerably below the national average.
CoxHealth seeks only the best and brightest. Our physicians come from some of the finest medical schools and are committed to lifelong learning. If you are seeking a career and life that offers nothing less than excellence, consider learning more about Springfield, MO and CoxHealth.