Nurse Practitioner - NCSH Residential

Job Overview

Under the direct supervision of the Associate Medical Director, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the maintenance and support of medically assisted treatment and withdrawal management for HealthRIGHT 360 clients. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for taking medical history, performing physical examination, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests, and diagnosing and treating common illnesses and injuries.  Provides consultation and education to participants regarding Medically Assisted Treatment within the Participant Centered Health Home delivery model.  Assessment of withdrawal symptoms and application of medication protocols to support participant care. Utilization of the ASAM guidelines to guide participant care. Located in our residential recovery programs and potentially providing support to our outpatient recovery program in Oceanside to provide care to participants.

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for taking medical history, performing physical examination, ordering and interpreting laboratory tests, and diagnosing and treating common illnesses and injuries.  Provides consultation and education to participants regarding Medically Assisted Treatment within the Participant Centered Health Home delivery model.  Assessment of withdrawal symptoms and application of medication protocols to support participant care. Utilization of the ASAM guidelines to guide participant care. Located in our residential recovery programs and potentially providing support to our outpatient recovery program in Oceanside to provide care to participants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Educate, support and care for participants receiving medication assisted treatment and/or withdrawal management.
  • Analyze and interpret participant history, symptoms, physical findings, and/or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
  • Maintain complete and detailed records of participants' history, assessment, and health care plans.
  • Perform routine or annual physical examinations. 
  • Medical examination will include the interpretation of all routine laboratory tests.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of illness and injury related to addiction use disorder.  
  • Consulting with the Assistant Medical Director for treatment or referral options.
  • Utilization of the ASAM guidelines in directing care of participants.
  • Assessment of withdrawal symptoms to determine appropriate protocols and the application of those protocols.

 

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience Required: 

  • Graduation from a United States accredited program for Nurse Practitioners. 
  • Familiarity with medication assisted treatments.

Certification/Licensure:  

  • Possession of a current, valid California Registered Nurse License, Furnishing license.
  • Possession of a California Nurse Practitioner Certificate.
  • Current BLS/ACLS certificate or recertification within 2 months of hire.
  • Possession or DEA license and X waiver or will obtain one within one month of hire.

Desired:  

  • Clinical experience with and commitment to working with diverse client populations suffering from substance use disorder and addiction.

Background Clearance Required:

  • Must not be on active parole or probation.  
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Escondido, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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