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Psychiatrist - Addictions
Ref No.: 16-00117
Category: Physicians
Location: Pensacola, Florida
Start Date: 10/21/2016
MD/DO - Psychiatrist - Addictions
Unparalleled Quality of Life

The Community - Pensacola, FL
Located in Florida's panhandle, Pensacola is surrounded by 50-plus miles of coastline which includes the emerald-green Gulf of Mexico waters and crystal clear bay areas. This makes Pensacola the perfect combination of a relaxed beach town and bustling metropolitan center. The temperate climate and a friendly community that is driven toward success present an unparalleled quality of life.

There is no shortage of entertainment, and Pensacola prides itself on its diverse and emerging cultures. Annual festivals, events, and performances display the region's greatest musicians, food, artists, shows, and vendors that captivate the heart and history of the area. Residents benefit from an abundance of resources, from the more than 40 primary and secondary schools which boast some of the highest standardized test scores in the state, to area hospitals and retirement homes which have won numerous awards and continuously rank among the best in the state. Pensacola's heritage includes a mix of many different cultures, making it the ideal place to learn, grow, work, and play. The variety of opportunities available in Pensacola attracts people from all backgrounds to the region. From military personnel to snowbirds, the area is rich in life, commerce, and southern culture.

Naval Air Station Pensacola
Pensacola has a proud military heritage, thanks to the Naval Air Station. In addition to being the "Cradle of Naval Aviation, " the Pensacola Bay Area is proud to call itself home to the renowned Blue Angels, officially known as the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. Welcoming family or friends for a visit is convenient with our local Pensacola International Airport which offers nonstop air service to nine major U.S. cities, over 1300 domestic flights, and 21 international flights via six major airlines.

REQUIREMENTS (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Provide a full range of physician services in accordance with privileges granted by the Commanding Officer.
  • Technically direct, perform, or assist in the instruction of, other health care professionals seeing patients within the scope of their clinical privileges or responsibilities.
  • Promote preventive and health maintenance care, including annual physicals, positive health behaviors, and self-care skills through education and counseling.
  • Order diagnostic tests as applicable. Request consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
  • Technically direct and teach other medical staff, and provide educational lectures and participate in the provision of in-service training to clinic staff members. Such direction and interaction will adhere to Government and professional clinical standards and accepted clinical protocols.
  • Provide clinical direction for substance addiction/abuse/misuse aspects of clinical pain management to a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other health care providers and providing consultative services pursuant to optimal health care delivery to pain patients with addictions.
  • Provide comprehensive medical and advanced addiction treatments within the scope of practice for an Addiction Psychiatrist to patients with complex pain conditions including consultation, management, monitoring, evaluation, and treatment.
  • Participate in an on-site designated Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) tele-mentoring training program.
  • Participate in tele-mentoring, tele-medicine, and tele-consults.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Possess a Doctorate Degree in Medicine from an accredited college approved by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and Hospitals of the American Medical Association, a Doctorate degree in Osteopathy from a college accredited by the American Osteopathic Association, or permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).
  • Successful completion of a psychiatry residency program which has been approved by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or the Committee on Postdoctoral Training of the American Osteopathic Association or those Canadian training programs approved by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or other appropriate Canadian medical authority.
  • Possess and maintain a current, valid, unrestricted license (corresponding to the specialty required by the task order) in one of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands.
  • Possess and maintain a current Board Certification in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry; from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology accredited by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS); or from the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).
  • Possess four years of clinical work experience within the preceding five years as a full time Addiction Psychiatrist.
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