Nurse Practitioner Psych outpatient Adult substance abuse Job Req 90498
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90498 - If you are a Nurse Practitioner with Psychiatric training, experience and clinical expertise in working with adult Substance Abuse patients, consider joining the Department of Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic team of this leading academic medical center in Pennsylvania. Nurse Practitioners provide age and developmentally appropriate comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment tailored for each unique adult patient with a substance abuse disorder. The NP in this role supports these adult patients in their treatment and recovery with the goal of managing their disorders and improving their quality of life.
Join this leading academic hospital as a Nurse Practitioner with Psychiatric training in Substance Abuse and become part of an organization that is recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of substance abuse patients and their families through the high level of state-of-the-art care, research and integrated psychiatry services it provides. It is nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for 2016-17, and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.
Responsibilities for the Nurse Practitioner job:
Obtain patient histories
Conduct initial substance abuse evaluations and screenings
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests and procedures
Collect data and documentation
Develop, monitor, and regulate plans of treatment
Prescribe and monitor medications
Provide ongoing outpatient treatment for substance abuse patients and their families, helping them adjust to life without drugs once rehabilitation is complete
PLEASE NOTE: Hours for this position are 8 am to 5 pm, Tuesday - Saturday.
Qualifications for the Nurse Practitioner job:
Current CRNP license in Pennsylvania
Demonstrated effective consultation skills
Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania
NP certification in Psychiatry/Substance Abuse treatment, preferred
HIV Certification a definite plus, and willing to obtain Hepatitis C Certification, preferred
Fluent in Spanish, preferred
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, preferred