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Detox Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant

Company: Sandstone Care
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will work alongside an integrated team to support adults in a substance use and co-occurring mental health treatment (Detox/RTC) center. The provider will be responsible for patient care, performing daily rounds and completing history and physicals on all new admissions at the 18-bed facility. They are responsible for medication management and helps develops treatment goals alongside the multi-disciplinary team. Position works closely with our Medical Director. Reports to : Medical Director Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado Compensation: $125,000 Annual Salary (4 Days / 32 Hours Per Week - 2 Weekends Per Month) On Call Compensation (Shared Call System) Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision - Short/Long Term Disability and Life Insurance 401k Program with up to a 5% Match 4 weeks of PTO and Paid Floating Holidays per year A collaborative and supportive community of therapists and team members. Works directly with masters level clinicians, behavioral health techs, daily case management support, and 24 hour RN support Small case loads for a focus on individualized support for clients - Average daily case load of 6-8 follow up visits per day and 2 new History and Physicals / Admissions per day. A company culture that prioritizes diversity, inclusion and equity for clients and staff Personal and Professional growth opportunities Training & Experience : NP or PA license in Colorado REQUIRED Active DEA License Previous experience with substance abuse treatment is required; preferred experience with a treatment facility in the detox, residential, partial hospitalization ("PHP"), and/or intensive outpatient ("IOP) setting Ideal candidate has a minimum of 3 years of clinical experience Must feel comfortable working independently Must be capable of managing both medical and psychiatric concerns Other Duties & Responsibilities of the Position ALL STAFF ARE REQUIRED TO BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 Contribute to a high-performing culture, focused on partnering with clients as we inspire and empower change Identifies/provides education to patient/families about current and potential health problems, the treatment plan, self-care, and prevention to achieve independence and maximum wellness Provide medication management services for clients as needed. Adhere to all aspects of the clinical program's policies and procedures to ensure quality performance and assist the Program Director in any quality improvements that may be necessary Contribute to client utilization reviews and medical necessity discussions with insurance payers as needed Partner with clinical team to provide in-services and educational information to family members to support an understanding of dual diagnosis/addictions and treatment strategies To consistently exercise good judgment and adequate emotional stability in evaluating situations and making decisions despite the pressures of deadlines or the occurrence of unexpected stressful events Sandstone Care is a teen and young adult behavioral health treatment program offering a full continuum of care. We deliver care through an innovative treatment approach which addresses not only mental health concerns, but also supports the entire ecosystem including treating the broader family system, providing academic & vocational support, and helping clients build new, healthy communities to support their longer term recovery.

Keywords: Sandstone Care, Colorado Springs , Detox Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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