Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Ashley Addiction Treatment
Location
Bel Air, MD
Posted
May 19, 2017
Closes
May 22, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionAshley Addiction Treatment is seeking a Nurse Practitioner for its Intensive Outpatient Services. This position will be located in Bel Air, MD in Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Ashley Outpatient Treatment Center will be providing Outpatient Treatment including intensive outpatient treatment and ambulatory detoxification services for a range of substance use disorders including dependence on alcohol, opiates and sedatives.The Nurse Practitioner will supervise the ambulatory detoxification, provide on-going assessment, monitor treatment progress, document interactions, and maintain clinical records and other reporting data. The Nurse Practitioner will coordinate treatment with the counselor, the physician, and external health care providers. This position works 9am - 6:30pm, however may require some flexibility for weekend hours based patient need. This position requires that you maintain on-call services for patient care.Essential Functions:1. Conduct physical examinations and obtain medical histories.2. Diagnose substance use disorders based on history.3. Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions.4. Supervise and/or manage ambulatory detoxification.5. Prescribe and/or administer medications for treatment of withdrawal states and anti-craving.6. Provide oversight and review of treatment plans.7. Participate in treatment team meetings.8. Educate patients about self-management of acute and/or chronic illnesses.9. Assist the nurse with toxicology screens, nursing assessments, vital signs and medication administration.10. Complete count of all the medication twice per day.11. Documenting all orders, patient interactions, medications provided or prescribed in Ashley Electronic Medical Record.12. Administering the medication to the patients and documenting in TIER per Medicaid requirements.13. Follow up with Detoxification patients every 30 minutes - unless completing an admission.14. Document in TIER all interactions with patients in the observation room - must include withdrawal symptoms15. Assist the program doctor with order entry, documentation, and other duties as assigned16. Other duties as assigned by site director or medical director. Minimum Qualifications:1. MasterA cents € (TM) s Degree in Nursing2. NP Certification3. Experience in Addictions Treatment4. Experience with buprenorphine and anti-craving medications a plus5. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills BENEFITS & CONTACT INFORMATION:Ashley, Inc. offers highly competitive salary, and a full benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Reimbursement Accounts, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), Holiday Pay, 401K, Tuition Reimbursement, Education discounts, and many other rewards! Come and join an ambitious and most importantly caring team of professionals! Company DescriptionAshley Addiction Treatment, an accredited and highly recognized substance abuse treatment facility, is seeking qualified professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of people coping with drug and alcohol addiction. Our Inpatient Program located along the majestic waters of the Chesapeake Bay in Havre de Grace, MD, operates within a structured environment. We operate our Intensive Outpatient Program in Bel Air, MD and in Elkton, MD. Our innovative teams of professionals support an organization with a comprehensive approach toward overcoming chemical dependency and provides patients effective tools toward a lifetime of sobriety and wellness.Commonly revered as the gold standard of patient treatment, holistic care and recovery, Ashley, Inc. strives to maintain its reputation for high standards, agency-wide collaboration, and achievement in the community.

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