Crossroads Treatment Centers P/T Nurse Practitioner (Washington) in Washington, Pennsylvania
P/T Nurse Practitioner (Washington)
Accessible Recovery Services seeks a P/T Nurse Practitioner with a Data waiver of 30-100 slots to join our office-based Buprenorphine/Suboxone clinic in Washington, PA. The ideal candidate would have the knowledge and skills to provide prevention, screening, intervention and treatment related to substance use disorders. This opportunity provides excellent pay for minimal time investment. Schedule will be 3-4 days a week, 5 hours per day.
Responsibilities and Duties:
The Nurse Practitioner's performance will be rated satisfactory when the employee accomplishes these functions thoroughly and consistently:
Demonstrates a high level of clinical expertise.
Under the Medical Director supervision prescribe appropriate medications and treatments as indicated by patient assessment.
Maintains appropriate patient records and clinical service documents.
Hold a basic understanding of drug/alcohol abuse and addiction. Keep updated on current drug abuse and treatment information
Assisting in the development and implementation of a treatment plan
Monitors clients continuously and maintains a safe, protective environment for the clients
Maintains a clean and orderly environment in all client, staff and facility areas
Initially assess the patient through a history and physical examination and the diagnosis of opioid use disorder.
Follow-up visits are to assess patients goals and progress.
Buprenorphine products are prescribed frequently in dealing with the opioid use disorder of the patient.
Monthly injections of Vivitrol, a long-acting Naltrexone compound, to support abstinence-based treatment, will also be given to some patients.
Master's Degree in nursing required
Certified Buprenorphine Prescriber (Suboxone)
Licenesure as family nurse practitioner in good standing with the State of PA
Understanding of Substance Abuse treatment;
must be at least 21 years of age;
must be able to pass e-verify and background check;
must possess current CPR and First Aid certification
Working knowledge of EMR system preferred
Oversee and provide appropriate detox services, medical consultation