Nurse Practitioner (PRN)

Job ID
Job Locations
US-RI-North Kingstown
Posted Date
7 days ago(5/20/2022 3:29 PM)


AdCare Rhode Island is a 59-bed inpatient alcohol and drug treatment center with a mission of providing transformational recovery experiences to individuals struggling with substance dependence.


The state-of-the-art facility is nestled on 22 acres of peaceful New England woodland in historic North Kingstown. The campus is conveniently located just minutes away from both the airport and downtown Providence. AdCare RI is also located close to pristine beaches and recreational areas.  The newly renovated facility is outfitted with semi-private rooms with baths, fitness center, basketball court, and many other amenities.


Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner provides direct patient care to clients receiving detoxification, crisis stabilization services and acute residential services under the supervision of the Medical Director.  Provides on call coverage to the nursing staff as assigned


Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Works from broad policies and protocols. Refers to Medical   Director for medical supervision. Collaborates with the Director of Nursing on patient care issues.
  • Makes clinical decisions that are restricted by only sound clinical knowledge; makes    administrative decisions based on the AdCare Rhode Island’s policies.
  • Reviews histories and conducts physical assessments of patients admitted for detoxification
  • Manages comorbid medical illnesses of patients
  • Manages acute medical illnesses that may occur during the patient’s treatment
  • Provides on call coverage to the nursing staff regarding medical issues/concerns
  • Assists the admission staff in determining appropriateness of admission secondary to medical conditions/status
  • Provides care to patients in a manner that incorporates the principles of patient satisfaction and cost effective delivery of care.
  • Documents care given to patients in a timely, legible manner
  • Participates in the development and evaluation of practice guidelines along with the medical director.
  • Participates in quality and process improvement activities to improve patient care and safety
  • Participates in committees as assigned
  • Must pass background check / OIG / GSA and pre-employment drug screen.  If in personal recovery, a minimum of three years continuous abstinence required.
  • Consistently arrive for work on time and adhere to attendance policies.
  • Treat patients, visitors and colleagues with dignity and respect; honors each person’s right to privacy; maintains very strict patient and colleague confidentiality; respects all individuals’ differences; supports cultural diversity in our organization; and follows the core competencies of the Standard of Excellence.



  • Master’s Degree in Nursing   
  • 1 to 3 years of related work experience; substance abuse experience preferred, psychiatric care valued.
  • Valid prescriptive authority from both the RI DPH and Federal DEA. CPR. Valued: Certified Addictions Registered Nurse (CARNM).

Physical Requirements

“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”


American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.


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