Medical Director, Texas Physician Health Program

Mon, 05/01/2017
Austin, TX

Job Description

The Texas Physician Health Program is the state's confidential, voluntary monitoring program for physicians and other medical professionals who may have physical or mental conditions or substance use disorders that may, without treatment and monitoring, render them unsafe to practice medicine.  The program receives referrals from the Texas Medical Board in lieu of investigation or discipline and when individuals who refer themselves.  The position of Medical Director interviews potential participants and determines the appropriate monitoring requirements.  The program is overseen by an eleven member board that is appointed by the president of the Texas Medical Board.  Approximately 425 participants are monitored by the program. 

Required Experience

•Experience in medical, clinical, or public health work.
•Graduation from an accredited college of medicine with a degree as a medical doctor or doctor of osteopathy
•Completion of a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
•Commitment to physician health & rehabilitation, with appropriate experience, training, and skills, including expertise in substance use disorders is required
•Board eligible or certification through the American Society of Addiction Medicine ASAM) or Board Certification in Addiction Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry is preferred
•Experience in budget preparation & execution, financial management & strategic planning is preferred

Job Location

Austin, TX

Position Type



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