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University of Rochester Strong Recovery Addiction Services Department of Psychiatry - Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician¿s Assistant - 227831 in Rochester, New York

Strong Recovery Addiction Services Department of Psychiatry - Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician¿s Assistant Job ID 227831

Location Psychiatric Department Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule

FT position immediately available. Monday through Friday Days with flexibility, limited on call.

Responsibilities

FT position immediately available. Monday through Friday Days with flexibility, limited on call.

Responsibilities : Strong Recovery promotes recovery from addiction and co-occurring disorders (such as mental illness) through an integrated care model. Our services are staffed by a multidisciplinary team providing addiction, detox and stabilization services to patients across our region. The Family Nurse Practitioner or Physician’s Assistant is an essential member of the team providing direct clinical care to persons with substance use disorders through comprehensive physical assessment for new methadone maintenance patients, yearly medical reviews for patients enrolled in the methadone program, monitoring of EKG/QTc concerns as well as Hepatitis C screening, medication assisted treatment using all FDA approved medications to treat addiction, assessment and management of clients enrolled in the ancillary withdrawal management services as well as management of medical comorbidity during the course of treatment. Must be willing to become a Waiver 2000 Buprenorphine provider. The FNP or PA is also the Health Coordinator for Strong Recovery clinics providing patient education on communicable diseases with emphasis on Hep C, HIV and sexually transmitted diseases. Excellent team, interpersonal, and communication skills is a must. Interest and experience in working with persons with substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders preferred but not required. The NP will also participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training. Qualifications : Requires a Master’s Degree in Nursing- Family Nurse Practitioner and ANCC board certification or Board Certification as Physician’s Assistant.

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Physician Assistant

Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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