Family Nurse Practitioner
Company: Recovery Centers of America
Posted on: March 20, 2023
Family Nurse PractitionerSchedule: -Sunday - Thursday, Day
ShiftPosition Overview: Working under the supervision of the
Associate Medical Director, the Nurse Practitioner assumes total
nursing care of specific patients, including diagnosis, treatment
and consultations, under the direction of a physician. Follows
established nursing standards, procedures, and practices and gives
specific patient care directions to nursing and other staff. The NP
may work in an inpatient or outpatient situation and can perform
independently or as part of a treatment team. An NP may also
conduct physicals, order tests and serve as a patient's primary
healthcare provider. Some NP's are also able to prescribe
- Performs the following:
- Initial History and Physical Examination, intermittent medical
assessments as warranted.
- Recommends and/or orders medical interventions such as
appropriate laboratory work, diagnostic imaging studies (X-rays, CT
Scan, MRI, etc.) medications and protocols for detoxification.
- Documents appropriately in the medical record. Utilizes
dictation to complete required documentation in a timely manner
such as admission assessment, history and physical examinations,
intermittent assessments and recommendations, and patient discharge
- Assesses the physiological and behavioral health status and
assesses the psychosocial health status of the adult or adolescent
- Completes initial assessments and develops the plan of care.
Assists in the development of treatment plans and nursing care
plans for patients and provides nursing care consistent with the
- Reviews outpatient health history and information and makes
appropriate clinical recommendations.
- Interacts with patients, counseling staff, clinical dietician,
psychiatrist, medical director, other nurse practitioner(s), and
other members of the interdisciplinary care team in such a manner
that promotes a high standard of care.
- Participates in the delivery of individualized patient care
following approved procedures as warranted.
- Functions under the direct supervision of the Medical Director
in accordance with Nursing Standards of Care, Standards of Practice
for Registered Professional Nurse as directed by the State Board of
Nursing, Nursing Service and Hospital and Departmental policies and
- Determines mobility needs to assist with fall prevention and
the determination of high risk for compromised skin integrity.
- Verifies the physicians' orders.
- Recognizes, reports and acts upon reports of deviation in
- Identifies patient problems based on data related to the adult
and adolescent's health status.
- Identifies patient problems pertinent to psychiatric diagnostic
impression. Schedules psychiatric evaluation.
- Collaborates with treatment team to include ancillary
departments in order to determine appropriate treatment/discharge
- Develops outcome statements for the adult and adolescent
- Develops criteria for measurement of goals and communicates
goals to appropriate persons to include patient, family,
significant others and documents same. Obtains signature of
- Revises/updates plan of care based on patient progress or lack
- Demonstrates knowledge of CPI techniques.
- Establish effective working relationships that foster
organizational success. Leads and engage staff through articulation
of a vision and mission that inspires others. Play a key role in
attracting, developing and retaining talented clinicians.
-Education and Experience:
- Master's Degree in Nursing, current state license.
- State Registered Family -Nurse Practitioner required
- 5-7 years nursing experience, five years' experience in
substance abuse preferred
- Knowledge of medical health care diagnoses and terminology,
detoxification procedures, the diseases of addiction and substance
abuse disorders, co-occurring disorders, DSM Criteria and
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Speaks clearly and persuasively in both positive and negative
situations, has good listening skills, asks for clarification
appropriately, responds well to questions, demonstrates group
presentation skills and appropriately participates in
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and
- Competitive pay
- Medical, dental & vision coverage
- Matched 401(k)
- PTO/holidays -
- Continuing education support
- Tuition reimbursement
- Employee assistance program
- Identity theft insurance
- Pet insurance
- Much more! -Competencies:Inspiring Others On The Team: Provide
leadership to develop motivated and strong teams targeting the
highest quality in patient care delivery. Assist in moving the
performance of the facility and possibly the entire organization to
a higher level. This level of leadership demands a compelling
vision, a commitment to the mission and vision of our organization,
and a strong understanding and insight into motivating other
members of the team. -Patient Relationships: Demonstrates the
personal, collegial, and collaborative approach that enhances the
substance abuse nurse practitioner's effectiveness in patient care.
This competencies speaks to the critical importance of
interpersonal transactions as they relate to therapeutic patient
outcomes.Communication and Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrate
superior communication skills to both individuals and groups.
Convey information clearly and concisely, orally and in writing,
and develop a process to ensure the information delivered is
understood. Listen and respond appropriately to others and in a
timely manner.Planning: Develop realistic goals and plans to
accomplish those goals that are aligned with the vision and mission
of our company. Manage resources needed for success. Develop
contingency plans as warranted and effectively communicate all
information with appropriate members of administration.Professional
and Technical Capability: Demonstrate and maintain proficiency as a
professional with a method to stay current with new developments
and continuing education. Display the ability to use information
technology and systems to accomplish goals and meet work needs.
-Business Acumen: Display the ability to work with budgets with a
strong bottom-line mentality and understanding the levers that make
the biggest impact. -Work Environment: This job operates in a
professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard
office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and
filing cabinets. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate.Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this
position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The
employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or
feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally
required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or
balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must
occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 25 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this position include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to
adjust focus.Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business
day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be
expected. -#appcastPowered by JazzHR
Keywords: Recovery Centers of America, Boston , Family Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Danvers, Massachusetts
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