PHYSICIAN - Behavioral Health Addiction Medicine - Ashland, WI - 29449BR

Ashland, WI
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May 02, 2019
Job Type
Building Location: Ashland Clinic

Department: 24180 Family Practice

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Addiction Medicine-Ashland, WI

Position Specifics
  • Outpatient practice, working as part of an integrated team with specialty and primary care
  • M-F schedule. No call
  • Addiction consultation
  • Opportunity for program development
  • Partial hospitalization
  • MAT program
  • Telemedicine to other sites from Ashland
  • Looking for someone to advise on alcohol, drugs, tobacco and other substances of abuse throughout the Essentia system
  • The person in this position can work with Toxicology and Addition Medicine Physicians in Duluth
  • HRSA grant for developing Opioid treatment in rural areas
  • The person hired for this position would be a part of the Behavioral Health Department in Duluth, MN. The team consists of adult and child/adolescent psychiatrists, doctoral level psychologists, advanced nurse practitioners, psychotherapists and nurse clinicians. Family Medicine residents and Hospitalists provide some coverage for this team.
  • Services provided by the Behavioral Health Department in Duluth include; intensive outpatient/partial hospitalization, inpatient psychiatric care, outpatient behavioral health clinic, growing Integrated Behavioral Health, and hospital consult/liaison. Adult program also includes ECT practice
  • Clinic practice is state-of-the-art new medical clinic attached to Ashland Hospital and NW Wisconsin Cancer Center.
  • Strong domiciled clinic partners in Ashland (Orthopedics, Surgery, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Radiology, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine and Sports Trainer) and outreach from Essentia Health Duluth (Nephrology, Pulmonary, Neurology, Urology, Rheumatology, Gynecology, Orthotics, and Sleep Study).
  • EPIC electronic medical record
  • Primary care based, integrated behavioral health services for patients with acute or chronic conditions which may include substance abuse or misuse, alcohol and drug addiction, serious psychological distress, suicide risk, situational or chronic depression, dementia, memory care or serious mental illness. Essentia Health offers an integrated, whole person, care delivery model with a foundation based on collaboration and integration between behavioral health and primary care providers and coordination with community agencies to build a patient focused care team that addresses not only the medical needs of the patient but the psychosocial barriers to treatment success. Further, Essentia Health works in collaboration and coordination with the community providers and resources necessary to support the patient in the environment(s) that the individual needs to function. Access to behavioral health professionals is through on-site clinic and telemedicine services. Programs are designed, and staff competent, to serve patients of diverse beliefs, values and economic abilities.

  • BC/BE Psychiatry Or Pediatrics, Or Family Medicine or Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship trainedin Addiction Medicine
  • BC/BE Addiction Medicine

  • 70 miles east of Duluth, MN; 200 miles northeast of Minneapolis/St. Paul; 300 miles northeast of Madison
  • Low cost of living and located on beautiful Lake Superior!
  • Ashland population: 9,000, regional service area, 64,000

  • Excellent compensation and benefits including malpractice insurance coverage.
  • Minimum 6-weeks time off per year.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.

For additional information, please contact:

Carri Prudhomme, Physician Recruiter

218-786-3908 • (fax) 218-722-9952


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