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Resource Recovery Center of Orange County Nurse Practitioners in Middletown, New York

Please go online to our Career site to complete an Employment Application: Resource Recovery Center of Orange County is a new medically supervised detox and inpatient rehabilitation center in Middletown, NY. We are currently seeking a Nurse Practitioner licensed in NY State with a current Buprenorphine waiver. The Nurse Practitioner will conduct physical assessments, diagnosis and treat conditions, prescribe medications for adults being treated for substance use disorder. The NP will assess prospective patients for admission to detox and initiate the detox protocols while maintaining medical documentation consistent with agency, state and federal requirements within our electronic medical record. The Nurse Practitioner will work collaboratively with the Medical Director. This is a FT position with flexible hours. TASK AND RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct evaluation with relevant history, health assessment based on the patients signs and symptoms. Identify needs of the patient and make a differential diagnosis based on the clinical presentation, history and clinical findings. Conduct waived testing for urine, blood work and glucose monitoring. Develop a prioritized and mutually acceptable plan of care according to the written practice protocols in collaboration with the physician. Implement a treatment plan that is prioritized and mutually acceptable with appropriate diagnostic tests, pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions, patient education, and with appropriate referrals as needed. Provide systematic follow up by evaluating the effectiveness of various treatments provided, therapeutic processes used, their outcome and modifying treatments and management plans as necessary to achieve the optimum mental health goals. Provide educational materials and information needed to make well informed choices and decisions by patients about their health promotion, illness prevention and finally, illness treatment. Facilitate the patients entry into the primary and mental health care system with appropriate utilization of quality and cost effective health care services. Provide a safe environment for the patient, and promote patient advocacy at the individual and community levels Participate with other professional colleagues to provide comprehensive physical and mental health care. Maintain accurate, legible and confidential medical records. Requirements Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing Current valid New York State Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner license DEA license Buprenorphine waiver Current basic life support for health providers 1 to 3 years of related work experience ANCC credentialing and certification Demonstrated interest and clinical experience in treating adults with substance use disorder Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well independently and in a multidisciplinary team setting.