Physician Assistant -

Physician Assistant

Physician Assistant
PA - Addiction Medicine
Upland, CA
Inland Valley Recovery Services

Inland Valley Recovery Services

Since 1962, IVRS has grown into a continuum of care network offering an array of substance abuse services including detoxification, residential and outpatient treatment, aftercare, education, individual and group counseling, along with prevention services. IVRS is headquartered in the City of Upland, and has facilities in the County San Bernardino (Southern California). Each year, IVRS serves approximately 4,000 individuals through a variety of substance abuse recovery, treatment, and prevention services. IVRS is run by qualified, caring multi-disciplinary team of administrators, counselors, therapists and support staff, including bilingual English/Spanish, who meet the California Department of Health Care Services licensing & certification requirements.

Job Details


Physician Assistant


The Physician Assistant works in collaboration with the medical director to oversee all matters related to addiction medicine and Medicated Assisted Treatment. Reports to the CEO.

Current Physician Assistant License issued by the Medical Board of California. Knowledge of medication assisted treatments and various aspects of addiction and co-occurring disorders. Proficient charting; valid California Driver’s License and evidence of automobile insurance coverage. Professional appearance and pleasant mannerism. Must pass background check.

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Responsible for providing addiction medical services in collaboration with the Medical Director

· Implement treatment plans

· Provide consultations to clients regarding Medication Assisted Treatment (i.e.: vivitrol, Sublicade, suboxone)

· Collaborate with the Medical Director on providing incidental medical services (IMS)

· Increase the utilization of MAT Services in the residential programs

· Collect and complete required data and paperwork as applicable to contractual obligations

Review client assessments and reports from all nurses to ensure adequate documentation and collaboration with clinical staff, physician, pharmacy, and other agencies involved.
Medical oversight of withdrawal management and residential program in collaboration with the medical director and program coordinator.
Participate and comply with all trainings as required by federal, state, local, and accrediting agencies.
Develop and present educational trainings on various medical topics related to SUD, MAT education and general health practices.
Perform medical services within the scope of education, training, expertise.
Provide medical input on an ongoing basis.
Communicate any significant findings with medical director/program coordinator.
Inform clients of anticipated symptoms of withdrawal, when applicable.
All other duties deemed necessary and appropriate by the CEO and Medical Director
Ensure the highest level of service is provided to the people we serve.
Ensure client anonymity and confidentiality in compliance with federal guidelines, including HIPAA regulations.
Adhere to staff Codes of Ethics and Conduct.
Adhere to policies and procedures set forth for agency.
Adhere to safety and housekeeping standards established by IVRS.
Stay apprised of current treatment trends and updated federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and standards governing all services provided by IVRS.
Essential Job Functions:

· Must be physically able to operate a variety of equipment including computers, copiers, calculators and fax machines.

· Must be able to prepare correspondence.

· Must be able to deal with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.

· Must be able to record and deliver information, to explain procedures, to follow oral and written instructions.

· Must be able to communicate effectively.

Valid PA license required, experience with addiction medicine preferred. Must be interested in the sub-specialty for addiction as we will provide fellow and credentialing support.
Upland, California 91786
Physician Assistant
Addiction Medicine
Employment Type