Physician, Attending - Addiction

Near Upper Marlboro, MD

Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • High Earning Potential
  • Willing to Pay for Licensing

    Firefighters and paramedics experience life’s most difficult situations daily. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with co-occurring substance abuse is a major issue in fire houses across North America. The IAFF Center of Excellence is dedicated to assisting firefighters and emergency medical technicians struggling with these behavioral health challenges.

    Core Job Duties:

    The Attending Physician provides medical services/ patient care to patients admitted to ARS facilities and throughout treatment within the continuum of care. The Attending Physician supports and follows the policies, rules and regulations of the facility as well as the standards of State and Federal regulations.

     Provides excellent medical care with the ARS philosophy outlined by the Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director. This includes knowledge of medications, assessment for medication complications, detoxification protocols and prescribing medications in general.

    • Demonstrates proficiency using the electronic health record with all required documentation. ensuring compliance with all company policies and procedures, state regulation, Joint Commission standards and Medical Needs Criteria.
    • Understands ASAM criteria and Medical Needs Criteria provided and will document decision making accordingly.
    • Understands the On-Call responsibilities: will provide contact and back-up numbers, being responsive and available when assigned on-call duties.


    • Prefer experience in addiction medicine.
    • Familiarity with JCAHO and other indicated healthcare standards are necessary.
    • Communication skills to relate to all levels of facility staff. Self-motivated and confident.
    • Licensed to practice medicine, e.g. Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) in Maryland
    • Board Certification and ABAM certification preferred.
    • Must have a DEA to prescribe Controlled medications. SAMHSA/ DEA Buprenorphine waiver is preferred.

    Posted June 24, 2021