Associate Medical Director - Hooper Detox

Central City Concern | Portland, OR

Posted Date 1/25/2021

Central City Concern is an innovative nonprofit agency providing comprehensive services to single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. We hire people that are skilled and passionate to meet our mission through outcome-based strategies which support personal and community transformation.

CCC's Hooper Detox is seeking an Associate Medical Director

The HDSC Associate Medical Director provides overall direction for the medical care of Hooper’s residential withdrawal management and ambulatory program clients, supervises licensed medical providers (LMPs) and multidisciplinary medical learners operating at Hooper, fosters and supervises a culture and framework for ongoing quality improvement and adoption of best medical practices, and develops collaborative relationships with healthcare providers and medical leaders across Central City Concern and throughout the greater regional substance use disorder service continuum.

COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for business, individuals, community organizations and Central City Concern alike. Central City Concern remains committed to facing these new challenges head on, while building for the future at the same time. Leadership is more critical than ever before and identifying action oriented and courageous leaders with strategic agility and business acumen is a top priority.

Job Scope:

  • Manages and supervises licensed medical providers, excluding behavioral health providers, including staff and on-call provider recruitment and hiring, supervision, coaching, feedback and discipline, and managing the provider schedule and the on-call provider schedule.
  • Leads the development and teaching of standard work for Hooper licensed medical providers based on best practice, continuous learning and improvement, and compliance with rules and standards of practice.
  • Establish and manage supervisory agreements and supervision for any Physician Assistant staff that provide clinical care at Hooper.
  • Engages in regular “rounds” with HDSC licensed medical providers to observe, mentor and coach these front line teams in a manner that creates a culture of accountability and fosters continual improvement
  • Participates in budget development, grant writing and community education activities as necessary.
  • Works to ensure that program services are delivered in the most cost effective and sustainable manner.
  • Provides clinical oversight of the writing, implementation, and ongoing improvements in policy and procedures at HDSC.
  • Serve as clinical liaison with the HDSC Nursing Staff.
  • Provides direct patient care in a team setting
  • Serves as clinical leader for relevant clinical staff at HDSC, including availability for brief clinical consultation, provision of clinical teaching, and modeling of exemplary clinical practice
  • Oversees quality of instruction of medical students, PA students, medical residents and addiction fellows
  • Oversees HDSCs ongoing quality assurance and continuous quality improvement programs, ensuring clinically relevant and outcomes-based quality of care provided by clinical staff.
  • Oversees development, implementation, and evaluation of new programs and delivery systems.
  • With the HDSC Operations Director, contributes to strategic planning and systems change at Hooper as needed.
  • Collaborate with other leaders and providers in Central City Concern to enhance the integration and quality of care across CCC’s continuum.
  • Participates in budget development and maintains awareness of (but not responsibility for) financial stability of HDSC.
  • Ensure clinical privileging requirements are met for all direct reports pursuant to CCC’s Privileging Policy.


  • Current Oregon physician’s medical license.
  • Minimum four years experience in providing health care as a medical provider-including graduate medical training.
  • Minimum two years experience in providing services to a houseless population.
  • If a recovering chemically dependent person, a minimum of two years sobriety is required.
  • Current BLS CPR certification or obtain before start date
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, TB Test, and background check. The OAR prohibits A&D program staff from having within the previous 3 years a DUI conviction or diversion, a felony conviction, or a conviction under the Uniform Controlled Substances Act.

Benefits: Central City Concern offers an incredible benefits package to our employees:

  • Generous paid time off plan beginning at 4 weeks per year at the time of hire. Accrual increases with longevity.
  • Amazing 403(b) Retirement Savings plan with an employer match of 6.25% in your 1st year, 8% in the 2nd year, and 10% in your 3rd year! Fully vested with your first contribution!
  • 9 paid Holidays PLUS 2 Personal Holidays to be used at the employee’s discretion.
  • Comprehensive Medical, Vision, and Dental insurance coverage.
  • Employer Paid Life, Short Term Disability, AND Long Term Disability Insurance!

This description is intended to provide a snapshot of the work performed and is not designed to contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the position.

As an agency deeply rooted in recovery, part of our policy and commitment to a drug and alcohol-free workplace includes post-offer, pre-employment drug screens. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.

Listing Type
Management | Nonprofit
Position Type
Full Time
Employer Type
Direct Employer

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