Are you looking to join a purpose-driven organization that is making an impact in an incredibly important societal issue? Are you looking to do some of the most meaningful, challenging, and rewarding work of your career while making a real difference in the lives of women and their children? Parisi House on the Hill is Santa Clara County’s first mother-and-child residential alcohol and drug treatment facility, allowing mothers to focus on their treatment program without the emotional distress caused when separated from their children. We provide living facilities for 20 mothers and 22 children who have made the choice to end the cycle of substance abuse. Parisi House has an immediate need for a part-time (8-16 hour weekly average) independent contractor Medical Director, reporting to the Executive Director. The Medical Director serves as the program’s chief medical expert and determines the medical eligibility of each client required in order to be admitted for treatment at Parisi House. She/he is responsible for ensuring that clinical reviews adhere to the standards set forth by the State of California and the County of Santa Clara. The Medical Director provides medical direction services per current Federal and State statutes for Drug Medi-Cal funded SUD residential perinatal and non-perinatal treatment programs.
This position requires a physician who is licensed by the Medical Board of California or the Osteopathic Medical Board of California, who is designated to serve as the substance use disorder medical director and who meets requirements set forth in 22 C.C.R. § 51341.1(b)(28).
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Substance Use Disorder and related pregnancy and substance abuse issues is also required.
The Medical Director must receive a minimum of five (5) hours of continuing education in addiction medicine annually.
The person we choose must have reliable transportation to offsite meetings as needed and must pass required background screening.
While not required, our ideal candidate is someone practicing in Family Medicine or Ob-Gyn with prior experience working with pregnant and/or parenting women affected by SUD.
Knowledge of federal, state and county guidelines regarding residential treatment and recovery programs including, but not limited to, DHCS Drug Medi-Cal regulations is preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish, English/Vietnamese, English/Mandarin, English/Tagalog, or English/Farsi) is also desirable.
If you have a passion for helping others, particularly women in recovery, we want to hear from you. Please send your resume to email@example.com