Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine Recruiters

Due to the increased demand for substance abuse treatment, the job market is flourishing for those trained in addiction medicine. If your hospital, residential treatment facility, office-based treatment center or private practice needs staffing assistance, turn to Integrity Placement Group.  Our team of experienced recruiters will help you fill your open position with a qualified professional passionate about helping those suffering from addiction.

The Customized Search Profile

Once we finalize your search agreement, your assigned recruiter will follow our rigorous process to identify candidates who best fit your needs.  We will:

  • Conduct a needs analysis to determine your precise requirements including area of specialty i.e. family physician, nurse practitioner or counselor.
  • Verify additional credentials required, for example, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) number or Buprenorphine waiver.
  • Understand focus of the practice, for example acute care, ambulatory care, long-term care, or residential treatment.
  • Develop the search profile and customized recruiting plan.

Once we identify the best pool of talent possible, from active and passive job seekers we thoroughly vet the candidates.  We:

  • Validate skills, credentials, reputation, and other key data before scheduling interviews.
  • Conduct thorough background checks — no surprises!
  • Assist you with preparing your offer and follow up after onboarding your new employee.

Learn more about our applicant screening process.

Careers in Addiction Medicine

Addiction Medicine physicians are certified by the ABPM, ABAM, or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). In addition to board qualifications, you must have empathy and a good sense of general medicine to successfully treat the addicted patient.  As a physician or other practitioner in this subspecialty, you can also help family members whose health and functioning are affected by a loved one’s substance use or addiction.

Job prospects for those certified in addiction medicine are good. As demand is increasing, it is projected that salaries will increase as well. Transitioning to this medical specialty can give you a better work-life balance while helping your patients become healthy and contributing members of society.  Want to learn more about this career path?  Contact us.