Nurse Practitioner

Medical/Healthcare Ravenna, Ohio


Description

Summary: The Nurse Practitioner will provide advanced nursing care to patients by performing physical exams, recording patient medical histories, creating patient care plans, and administering diagnostic tests. They will also be administering medicines and treatments, as well as observing the patient response to such treatments.

Essential functions: Essential functions, including how an individual is to perform them and the frequency with which the tasks are performed; the tasks must be part of the job function and truly necessary or required to perform the job.

  • Perform those parts of client physicals as directed by the Physician.
  • Supervise nursing staff and dispensing operations.
  • Supervise medication storage and inventory processes and procedures.
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate data in patient computer files.
  • Coordinate patient care with the PCP or other physician who may be prescribing opiates or other psycho-active medication.
  • Consult with counselors and supervisors as related to individual patient medical/medication needs at least one time monthly.
  • Conduct H&P’s at intake and annually thereafter.
  • Participate in case planning and consultation with the lead counselor, the facility/executive director, the project director, and the medical director as needed.
  • Assist the physicians as directed.
  • Prepare medications for administration to patients and observe ingestion.
  • Advise patients regarding medical conditions. 
  • Meet regularly with all pregnant patients.
  • Attend ongoing training per State and PTC requirements. 
  • Administer Mantoux tuberculosis tests to patients.
  • Draw blood for patient testing.
  • Coordinate Hepatitis vaccinations and related State required reporting.
  • Maintain the neatness and cleanliness of his/her office.
  • Perform other functions related to the position as required.
Competency:
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Knowledge of legal policies and regulations in the healthcare industry including HIPAA and OSHA.
  • Superb interpersonal skills with patients and colleagues.
  • Ability to work in fast-paced, rapid growth environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to prioritize responsibilities.
  • Proficient computer skills, including EMR systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
Required education and experience:
  • Nurse Practitioner licensed in accordance with the laws in the State of employment.
  • Must maintain continuing education credits as required by the appropriate licensing board.
  • Current DEA-X Prescription license.
  • CPR, First Aid, and BLS certified.
Preferred education and experience
  • Prior experience or knowledge in the field of drug abuse, MAT.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.