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Advanced Practice Provider in Henderson, NV at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

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Job Description

Overview

Part Time Advanced Practitioner

Mission Treatment Center-Henderson 

Mission Treatment outpatient clinics are committed to providing cost effective, cutting edge, patient-specific opioid treatment services.  We provide medically-monitored services for persons with demonstrated opioid dependence, which allows the persons serviced to improve their quality of life through the reduction, or elimination, of the use of illicit chemicals, and reduce associated health problems.

  • 18+
  • Methadone Treatment

Psychiatric patients require care from specialty-trained professionals, in a highly-specialized, and quality-focused environment. Our team at Mission Treatment Center in Nevada is seeking to add a like-minded Advanced Practitioner to their diverse and dynamic team.

  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant able to practice in the state of Nevada
  • 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



Responsibilities

  • The Physician Extender will work under the direct supervision of the Medical Director and other program Physicians and is responsible for carrying out the Medical Director’s orders regarding the administration of Narcotic Treatment and / or any other medical treatment.
  • The Physician Extender may perform all permitted medical evaluation and treatment functions in accordance with all applicable Federal and State Laws and Regulations.
  • The Physician Extender is responsible for completing intake examinations and annual physicals, providing support, and training to other medical staff, attending case conferences, consulting with clinic staff and patients regarding Narcotic Treatment, and attending staff meetings / training.
  • The Physician Extender may prepare reports, review records and provide counseling as deemed necessary by the Medical Director and / or the Clinic Director.


Qualifications

  • The Physician Extender will be a licensed Physician Assistant and / or a Nurse Practitioner in the state where facility is located.
  • The Physician Extender will have had training or experience in treating persons with opiate addiction.
  • There is no history of alcohol or other drug misuse for a period of three years before employment as Physician Extender.
  • The Physician Extender maintains professional standards and follows the treatment policies of the clinic while adhering to all state and federal regulations and accreditation agency standards applicable to individual licensure and narcotic treatment programs.
  • The Physician Extender will be used in compliance with the licensing and scope of practice requirements listed in Business and Professions Code and corresponding regulations adopted by the Medical Board and / or the Board of Registered Nurses in the state of locale.
  • The Physician Extender has knowledge of and is culturally sensitive to employees and to the problems of the patients of this clinic.