Opportunity description:

CoxHealth is seeking an addiction medicine specialist certified by the American Society of Addiction 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: See 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.

Provide consultative services to other physicians on their patients who present with substance abuse/ withdrawal issues.

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.

Why CoxHealth? 

Our health system includes six hospitals with more than 80 clinics and 200 primary care physicians serving 24 counties. Ferrell-Duncan Clinic, our multi-specialty clinic physician group offers 23 specialties. 

CoxHealth is Missouri’s first hospital system accredited by DNV-GL Healthcare for quality and patient safety. All five hospitals, as well as our outpatient centers and provider-based clinics hold this national distinction from DNV’s accreditation program, the National Integrated Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. We are the only local health system named five times to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Regional Hospitals list, and we are recognized by CareChex as among the Top 10 percent of U.S. hospitals for medical excellence and patient safety in overall medical care.

Why the Springfield Area?  

Southwest Missouri offers outdoor activities, live music, theaters, major sports teams and an established academic community - and Springfield is at the heart of it all.