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|Date Posted||August 16, 2020|
Nurse Practitioner (NP)
For over 30 years, New Season Treatment Centers have been a leading national health care service provider of outpatient treatment centers that specialize in providing safe, quality and best in class care for individuals living with Opioid Use Disorder ("OUD").
Operating in over 70 treatment centers in multiple states, our team members are engaged in medication-assisted treatment, counseling, support, and care management of individuals living with OUD. We treat the whole person and, in so doing, address the underlying causes of OUD in an effort to provide a continuum of care that not only addresses treatment needs but supports the patient on their journey to recovery.
Nurse Practitioner Job Summary:
Assists in the provision of patient care including patient evaluations, and health screenings. Supports the Medical Director by performing intake, discharge and administrative procedures while communicating effectively with the nursing staff, counselors and Program Director.
- Physical examination of all patients upon admission, including, without limitation, annual physical examinations and health examinations, and review with patients of admissions-related laboratory results.
- All examinations shall be performed consistent with the applicable rules and regulations for medically-monitored treatment programs/facilities in the state in which the clinic operates.
- Issuance of patient medication changed orders and such verbal orders as may be issued; as applicable to state rules and regulations.
- Completion of readmit physical examinations and annual physical examination of all patients.
- Availability to staff for emergency management of patient care.
- Referral of patients to primary care providers for medical conditions other than narcotic addiction
- Assist with training of nursing staff.
- Ensures the nursing staff properly corrects changes in medication dosage via verbal or written orders.
- Provides reports as requested.
- Attends weekly staff meetings with counselors or documents in the patient record alternative.
- The Nurse Practitioner is the professional tasked with labeling medication bottles in the absence of the Pharmacist.
- Review, and sign all appropriate clinical documentation forms.
Education/Licensure/Certification:Current and active state license as a Nurse Practitioner in the state where the clinic is located. Current and active DEA license schedule II, III C with the ability to prescribe buprenorphine or willing to register to become a DATA 2000 provider.
Required Knowledge: Must be computer literate and have knowledge of all Microsoft products, especially Office and Excel, as well as Google Suite experience.
Preferred Knowledge: 1 year of EMR experience.
Experience Required: Two years of experience in the field of Substance Abuse.