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Advanced Practice Provider in Clarksburg, WV at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 11/21/2018

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Overview

Part-Time Advanced Practitioner

Clarksburg Comprehensive Treatment Center

  • Age Group/Range: Adults 18+
  • Practice Setting/Type: Outpatient Medication Assisted Treatment Center

Patients struggling with the disease of addiction require care from specialty-trained professionals, in a highly-specialized, and quality-focused environment. Our team at Clarksburg Comprehensive Treatment Center in West Virginia is seeking to add a like-minded Advanced Practitioner to their diverse and dynamic team.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner able to practice in the state of West Virginia.
  • Advanced nursing knowledge and clinical skills through an appropriate educational program
  • Ability to work early hours to meet the needs of our clients
  • Experience in psychiatric treatment preferred

Excellent compensation and benefits available.



Responsibilities

  •  Provides initial and annual history and physical evaluation, assesses eligibility for treatment, evaluates patients’ history of dependence on opioids; 
  •  Orders appropriate laboratory studies, reviews laboratory results and provides necessary education, referral and / or follow up services to patients; 
  •  Monitors the treatment plans of high risk patients. 
  •  Prescribes medication for the treatment of substance abuse according to patient need as allowed by state regulation;
  •  Consults and collaborates with Medical Director to plan and implement care according to Nurse Practitioner Guidelines;
  •  Reports and documents significant patient issues and adverse events;
  •  Communicates pertinent information to appropriate members of the health care team;
  •  Collaborates with Nurse Supervisor to optimize quality and efficiency; 
  •  Ensures that the program and employees’ transactions and activities are in full compliance with all laws and clinic legal compliance program policies and standards of conduct


Qualifications

  •  Master's - Nursing, Nurse Practitioner program from an accredited college or university
  •  Prefer previous experience in behavioral health or substance abuse treatment

  • LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
  •  Current professional license, per state regulations/requirements, may also require a current DEA license
  •  Current CPR certification where required by state regulation.

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