Medical Director-Pacific Northwest in Portland, OR at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Outstanding Medical Director position for Treatment Programs in the Pacific Northwest

Medical Directors for 2 or our Comprehensive Treatment Centers in Oregon

Currently, the Medical Directors in our two Oregon MAT programs share in the coverage of our Centers in Portland and Tigard. These Medical Directors will be retiring in the Summer of 2022. We are beginning our recruitment now so there is enough time for the physician credentialing & training. Both programs have flexibility with schedule and the hours are typically M -Th 8-3, on call Friday morning, and a rotating call schedule.


  • Age Group/Range: Adults
  • Practice Setting/Type: Outpatient

Our Addiction Medicine patients require care from specialty-trained professionals, in a highly-specialized, and quality-focused environment. Our teams in Portland and Tigard, Oregon are seeking to add a like-minded licensed physician to their diverse and dynamic team.

The Medical Director is responsible for leadership, quality assurance, oversight and overall medical management of the clinic within the boundaries of state and federal regulations and accreditation standards. Responsibilities include planning, organizing medical and clinical practices; providing direct patient care and assisting other departments with direct interactions with physicians or medical staff.

  • Doctoral degree in Medicine (MD or DO)
  • Prefer previous experience in behavioral health or substance abuse treatment
  • No history of alcohol or drug misuse for a period of three years before employment


  • Current license to practice medicine by the state in which the facility or clinic(s) operates
  • Board certification or certificate of admissibility for board certification by American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP), or other certification within their discipline
  • Current DEA credentials to prescribe controlled substances without restrictions and per regulation within the state in which the practitioner will be working
  • Additional specific DEA credentials may be required, per state and clinic regulations or policy

To learn more about these opportunities, or others we have, reach out to: or 615-905-1731