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Addiction Management

CoxHealth is seeking an addiction medicine specialist certified by the American Society of Addition Medicine or the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Prefer candidates with 3 years of experience in a hospital setting treating patients with alcohol withdrawal and familiarity with alcohol withdrawal protocols. Other requirements are the ability of acquire waiver for prescribing Buprenorphine to patients with opioid dependence.

Duties: Provide consultative services to other physicians on their patients who present with substance abuse/ withdrawal issues. Other duties are seeing patients in outpatient clinic at the Center for Addictions to conduct history and physicals on all assigned patients and provide routine medical care /supervision of said patients including medication management.

Providing an hour of group education weekly to patient population in outpatient substance abuse program, and attending weekly clinical staffing with treatment team for assigned patient population in outpatient program setting.

Working in tandem with medical director of the Center for Addictions to assure coverage of all patients.
CoxHealth is the only locally owned, not for profit health system based in Springfield, Mo. CoxHealth provides substantial community benefit to serve the unmet needs of its friends and neighbors. Established in 1906, the organizations serves more than 900,000 people in a 24 county service area in southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas, offering a comprehensive array of primary care and specialty care including five hospitals and more than 80 clinics in 24 communities. The health system includes Cox Medical Center South, Cox Medical Center Branson, Cox North Hospital, Meyer Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital, Cox Monett Hospital, Oxford Health Care (the nations second largest hospital- based home health agency), Home Parenteral Services (home infusion therapy), CoxHealth Foundation, Cox College, CoxHealth Plans and more.