CTC - Virginia - Advanced Practice Provider in Lynchburg, VA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/9/2020

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Overview

Part-Time  Advanced Practice Provider

Lynchburg Treatment Center

Lynchburg Virginia

  • Opioid Treatment Center 
  • Adults 18+
  • Outpatient 

Psychiatric patients require care from specialty-trained professionals, in a highly-specialized, and quality-focused environment. Our team at

Lynchburg Treatment Center

 is seeking to add a like-minded Advanced Practitioner to their diverse and dynamic team.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant able to practice in the state of Virginia
  • Advanced nursing knowledge and clinical skills through an appropriate educational program
  • Minimum of 1 your of experience as a practicing nurse practitioner
  • DEA License 
  • Willingness and ability to get X-Waiver
  • Ability to work early hours to meet the needs of our clients
  • Experience in addiction/psychiatric treatment preferred

This location offers Medication Assisted Treatment including Methadone and Buprenorphine. Lebanon Comprehensive Treatment Center is an Opioid Health Home offering individual and group counseling for clients with opioid use disorder. 

Connect with Physician Recruitment Today!

Scotti Klecka

Physician Recruiter, CTC Division

Acadia Healthcare

Direct: 615.861.7356

Email: scotti.klecka@acadiahealthcare.com



Responsibilities

Physician Assistant:

• Makes a comprehensive physical assessment of patients consistent with training and education;

• Performs physical examinations on patients admitted for medication maintenance;

• Ensures physician medication orders are being followed. Refers patients to appropriate physicians and consults with the supervising physician;

• Evaluates patient care, adjusting the plan of care based on outcomes, diagnostic test results, and patient feedback;

• Provides patient and staff education on medication maintenance;

• Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations, CARF Standards, and clinic policy and procedure;

• Maintains and expands knowledge base in accordance with the requirements necessary to maintain professional certification as a Physician Assistant; and,

• Perform other duties as assigned

Nurse Practitioner:

• 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; and,

• Perform other duties as assigned.

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