• Nurse Practitioner

    Job ID
    2018-1975
    # of Openings
    2
    Job Locations
    US-NJ-Lafayette
    Posted Date
    3 months ago(9/17/2018 8:36 AM)
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    Job Summary:

    The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing and managing health care issues for patients. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: conducting history and physicals, diagnosis of health care issues, development of a plan of care, treatment of these issues and conducting mental health and drug abuse assessments.

     

    Reports To: CEO and Medical Director

    Responsibilities

    Job Duties:

    • Functions independently to perform history and physicals for patient population
    • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s needs
    • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic and psychotropic medications
    • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions
    • Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between healthcare settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients
    • Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals
    • Facilitates staff, patient, and family decision making by providing educational tools
    • Responsible and accountable for managing direct reports
    • Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations
    • Provides objective feedback to employees
    • Makes appropriate compensation recommendations, if applicable
    • Provides appropriate training for department.
    • Holds interviews for vacant positions and makes appropriately selects candidates to fill open positions
    • Monitors adherence to company and department policies, procedures and practices
    • Creates and supports a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment free work environment 

    Qualifications

    Job Requirements:

    • 10+ years as a nurse practitioner with minimum 5 years in management, supervisory or director-level role in a treatment facility or hospital setting.
    • 3-5 years of addiction and/or mental health experience preferred.
    • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
    • Current Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensure.
    • Current CNOR/CRNFA (if applicable) certification.
    • Preferred current provider card in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); PALS provider card as required by department and facility.
    • Eligible for hospital privileges.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
    • If in personal recovery, a minimum of 2 years clean and sober.

    AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.

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