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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Emergence Addiction & Behavioral Therapies
Location: Eugene
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Opportunity, Collaboration, Inclusion! Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding position filled with opportunity? Consider joining Emergence. Our organization, through collaboration and integrity, strives to provide comprehensive outpatient treatment for mental health, substance abuse, and problem gambling. We are looking for our next Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who can absorb and honor our journey thus far while providing robust enhancements for the future. If you have curiosity, drive, enthusiasm, and a strong desire to help others, we encourage you to apply. Emergence will provide you with ongoing training opportunities, amazing benefits, space and time for professional development, and a supportive team to partner with. Emergence is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a passion for serving the LBGTQIA+ community to provide direction and services to the clients we serve. You will be responsible for evaluating clients, prescribing appropriate medications, and ensuring staff receive the proper education as it pertains to our clients, and that our clients receive appropriate care to achieve their recovery goals. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: The successful candidate will receive relocation assistance equivalent to one month's salary. We will also provide professional assistance in finding housing, schools, shopping, recreational opportunities, and the like while welcoming you to our community. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for evaluation of new clients and re-evaluation of current clients for initiation, alteration. or continuation of medications. Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications. Order and interpret relevant diagnostic tests and screenings. Develop treatment plans with clients. Provide psycho-education related to treatment of diagnosis of mental illness. Consult with third party payers or subsequent prescribers/treatment providers at other agencies as needed. Be available for evaluation and consultation in areas of clarification of diagnosis or complications due to medical problems. Provide psycho-education and in-service training to staff as needed. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: MS Nursing degree with a specialty in Psychiatry and background in work with patients with mental health disorders. CERTIFICATION: Oregon Nurse Practitioner License Oregon Registered Nurse License KNOWLEDGE: Principles of effective medical, pharmacologic and mental health treatment and evidence-based practice Familiarity with substance abuse disorders preferred SKILLS: Proficient use of computers and other electronic devices Electronic Records use, storage and transfer in accordance with HIPAA regulations Medicaid/Medicare clinical review experience. ABILITIES: Ability to interact positively with individuals in services, other medical providers, Executive Director and Mental Health Program Director. Ability to make effective recommendations regarding client care. Ability to listen, motivate, communicate clearly and in a manner accessible to staff and clients via written comments in the clinical record and via writing and other media with other medical professionals. COMPENSATION: $80,000 per year, salary exempt. This is a half-time position, 20 hours per week. 100% employer paid medical, dental, life, and vision insurance for the employee. APPLICATION PROCEDURES EMERGENCE is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with lived experience of substance use disorder and/or criminal justice involvement are encouraged to apply, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, living with disability. Complete applications include a cover letter with 3 references and a resume. COVID PROTOCOL IN PLACE Employment Type: Part Time Salary: $78,250 - $80,500 Annual Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Emergence Addiction & Behavioral Therapies, Eugene , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Eugene, Oregon

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