PT NP/PA Needed for our Isleta Clinic for Recovery Services of New Mexico

Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Albuquerque, New Mexico


Description

Part Time Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant Opportunity

Recovery Services of New Mexico is an innovative physician practice primarily providing advanced withdrawal management services to those addicted to opioids and alcohol. Our unique approach coupled with aftercare and naltrexone/Vivitrol® therapy, has helped thousands of people free themselves from addiction to Opioids, including prescribed narcotics, heroin, fentanyl, Suboxone®/Buprenorphine products, and Methadone in addition to Alcohol. Founded in Richmond, Virginia in 1998, our network has expanded to 14 cities across the United States.

Recovery Services of New Mexico has a openings for our Isleta location.  We are searching for a dynamic and experienced Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant


Job Summary 

The Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant provides health care services to patients under the direction and responsibility of a physician.

Essential Roles and Responsibilities

  • Patient/Client Care
  • Examines patient and performs comprehensive physical examination.  Compiles patient medical data, including health history and results of physical examination.  Refers to physician as needed.
  • Administers or orders diagnostic tests, such as x-ray, electrocardiogram, and laboratory tests, and interprets test results for deviation from normal
  • Prescribes medications following strict protocols established by contractual agreements
  • Confers with patient’s private physician(s) as needed
  • Counsels patients and helps them understand their limitations and abilities
  • Acts as a resource person for decisions, planning, and policies affecting the health of patients and staff
  • Serves as a clinic in-service resource
  • Oversees the continuum of care process for their patients
  • Provides patient education specific to various disease processes
  • Maintains patient, employee, and computer confidentiality

 Administrative Responsibilities

  • Participates in monthly staff meetings
  • Reviews new policy and procedures as they are presented
  • Participation in the Performance Improvement Process
  • Knowledge and compliance with HIPAA policy and procedures
  • Knowledge of Federal, State, and Local regulations, in addition to the standards required by Board of Health and OSHA
  • Must maintain current BCLS certification

Qualifications 

  1. Graduate of an accredited nurse practitioner or physician assistant program
  2. Current approval by the joint Board of Medical Examiner and/or Board of Nursing to perform medical acts
  3. Must be currently licensed as a registered nurse in the state of employment/practice
  4. Current certificate of basic life support by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross
  5. At least one year experience within the last 3 years as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in a related primary care/ambulatory care setting