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Nurse Practitioner - Medication Assisted Treatment, Divide Wellness Center

Company: Marshall Medical Center
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Department:

MMF Divide Wellness Center

Shift:

Primarily Days (United States of America)

Type:

Regular - Per Diem

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY

In accordance with the California Nurse Practice Act and the written Nurse Practitioner Protocols developed by the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) and supervising physician, this position delivers Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) at the Marshall Medical Center (MMC) Divide Wellness Clinic. The MAT-FNP maintains excellent public relations by interacting with patients, visitors, physicians and other staff members in a friendly and professional manner, functioning as a patient advocate at all times. Ensures the safe handling of infectious material(s), implementing patient and staff safety at all times. The MAT-FNP is an X-waived provider and is part of a multidisciplinary team with the goal of providing MAT services to the geographically isolated rural population that lives in Georgetown and the surrounding area known as the Divide.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Licensure/Certification:

  • Current State of California license as a registered nurse required with a Master of Science degree in Nursing, encompassing 12-24 months of specialized classroom and experimental learning as a nurse practitioner.

  • Must be an X-waivered provider to prescribe medications for substance use disorders, specifically buprenorphine for opiate use disorder or to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

  • Certification by the American Nurse Credentialing Center must be obtained within twelve months of employment.

  • Must apply for, be awarded, and maintain privileges as an Allied Health Professional in accordance with the Bylaws, Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff of Marshall Medical Center.

Knowledge:

  • Previous addiction medicine experience preferred.

  • Professional knowledge of nursing theory and practice.

  • Extensive knowledge of physical assessment, differential diagnosis, pathophysiology, pharmacological and management of acute and chronic patient/family problems.

Skills:

  • High level of analytic ability to concentrate and pay attention to detail up to 80% of work time

  • Substantial interpersonal skills necessary to instruct patients/families and to collaborate with health team members.

  • Physical ability to work and stand frequently for extended periods of time and occasionally to lift and position patients

Keywords: Marshall Medical Center, Roseville , Nurse Practitioner - Medication Assisted Treatment, Divide Wellness Center, Other , Georgetown, California

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