RN / Registered Nurse / New York / Any / Nurse Practitioner (substance
Company: KA Recruiting, Inc.
Posted on: February 19, 2021
Seeking a Nurse Practitioner for an inpatient chemical
dependency facility. Join a private, inpatient chemical dependency
treatment facility located just outside of the Albany area! Easily
accessible from all major cities in the Northeast, the facility
offers comprehensive services for the treatment of alcoholism and
substance abuse in a beautiful, tranquil setting conducive to
recovery. The Nurse Practitioner assists the Medical Director by
providing supportive medical care and other behavioral health
related services to patients during their stay at our facility.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Masters degree in Nursing from an
accredited institution; a current valid NYS Nurse Practitioner
license; minimum one year experience as a nurse practitioner; CPR
certification; and be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: NPP preferred. Knowledge
and experience of alcoholism and chemical addiction and/or mental
health experience; ACLS certification; demonstrated ability to
maintain high degree of confidentiality; ability to multi-task,
work in a fast paced environment and manage time accordingly in
order to meet deadlines and requirements of the organization; and
excellent interpersonal/communication skills. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND
RESPONSIBILITIES including, but not limited to the following:
- Performs comprehensive history and physical examinations, and
compiles patient medical data, including behavioral health history
and results of physical examination.
- Evaluates and manages detox regimes for patients in our care
including writing orders and follow-up treatment as indicated.
- Evaluates and treats patients in our care as needed for medical
issues including patient education.
- Makes referrals to outside care/ facilities or orders
diagnostic/laboratory tests as needed and collects, interprets and
documents test results for patients readmitted back into our
- Performs therapeutic procedures such as injections, routine
exams, suture removal, and wound care, and managing infection.
- Participates in treatment teams and develops and implements
patient treatment and aftercare plans, records progress notes, and
assists in provision of continuity of care.
- Instructs and counsels patients regarding compliance with
prescribed therapeutic regimens, emotional problems of daily
living, health maintenance, and addiction treatment. Preparation
and education of patients and family members for discharge
medications and instructions. Preparation of discharge summaries,
prescriptions and follow up tests and appointments.
- Individual case assignments, case conferences, treatment team
meetings, crisis intervention, educational presentations for staff
and patients, and additional duties assigned by the medical
- Participates in Performance Improvement Initiatives. We offer
competitive wages, benefits, and a 401k plan in a supportive
working environment. For more details please submit your resume!
You can also send it directly to JOB ID: KD232
Keywords: KA Recruiting, Inc., Schenectady , RN / Registered Nurse / New York / Any / Nurse Practitioner (substance, Healthcare , Schenectady, New York
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