Physician – Innovative Addiction Treatment – New Brunswick

Elliot Stone

Job Overview

  • Practice or Institution Name ALAViDA
  • City Vancouver

Are you a Physician looking for high impact work? Does the idea of getting to know your patients and watching their health improve excite you?

As a Physician you will be responsible for conducting patient visits in line with our detailed protocol that has been designed from nearly two decades of clinical practice and research to optimize efficacy. You will deliver a set number of clinical encounters, each of which has been outlined with specific objectives to each patient. Your session activities will include, but are not limited to assessing the patients physical health and mental readiness, prescribing medication, assessing the effectiveness of the medication on each patient, and managing the dosage.

Success in this position will require both the ability to provide a high standard of patient centered care, including managing complex clinical presentations such as stages of change, intoxication, withdrawal, and relapse prevention. These sessions may occur by video-conference. You will be a key supporter for patients as they work to improve their relationship with alcohol.

Your Profile:

You are a keen physician who is motivated by the opportunity to work with some of the greatest minds in addiction medicine. You enjoy learning and are constantly improving your clinical skills. You are excited by the idea of working in a shared care model with substance use therapists. You work well in an interdisciplinary team and are open and collegial about sharing patient care.

You understand and appreciate the value of evidence-based treatment and are excited by the idea of being at the forefront of addiction medicine. Your excellent interpersonal skills, ability to provide non-judgmental care for patients, and amazing work ethic make you an integral part of our team.

Performance Measurement:

At Alavida, patient results are at the core of our culture. Physician performance will be measured using the following metrics:

1. Patient Outcomes

2. Patient Satisfaction

3. Charting Quality

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