APRN – Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

APRN Job Functions may include:

  • Act as medical liaison while working with other treatment staff regarding medication management and patient medical reviews and implement care according to Nurse Practitioner Guidelines;
  • Conduct intake medical assessment, H&P’s, psychological evals and make appropriate recommendations for follow-up;
  • Conduct patient dose evaluations and change medication levels, as indicated;
  • Facilitates referrals to outside medical providers for patient needed follow-up;
  • Evaluates patients with urgent or emergent medical needs and determines if further medical assistance is necessary;
  • Orders laboratory tests as necessary for quality of care;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

Education

  • Nurse Practitioners (NP) shall be certified and licensed as an APRN or APRN PMHNP in Utah.
  • Must also have prescriptive authority from the State of Utah (DEA & NPI).

Experience

Experience in drug abuse treatment is desired.

Knowledge Requirements

  • Must have knowledge or desire to learn about the substance abuse patient population.
  • Must have knowledge of federal and state regulations governing the prescribing of appropriate care specific medications and of regulations pertaining to health care of patients in treatment for drug abuse.
  • Ability to prioritize workload, skilled in organizing detailed work assignments and follow through on assigned tasks to assure completion in a timely manner.
  • Computer literate.
  • Must be able to pass a urinalysis and criminal background check

 

DRUG FREE WORKPLACE: As part of our commitment to safeguard the well-being of our employees and clients, our organization has established a Drug-Free Workplace Policy and a pre-employment drug screen is required. In addition, it is a violation of our organization’s policy for any employee to report to work under the influence of illegal drugs and/or to possess on his/her body, illegal drugs in any detectable amount. Employees are subject to random drug testing under the standards of this policy.

About Substance Abuse Treatment Center:

The company has multiple substance abuse treatment centers throughout the Utah and is looking to open more across the US.

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