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Independent Nurse Practitioner

At averhealth, our mission is to reclaim lives, reunite families, and strengthen communities by creating and providing the smartest, most innovative solutions for substance use disorder treatment and recovery.  We seamlessly integrate every element of our customers’ testing needs including collections, laboratory services, results reporting, and every step in between. By joining averhealth, you will become part of a friendly and fast-growing organization with an important purpose. averhealth has a direct impact on someone’s road to recovery.  

averhealth is seeking an Independent Nurse Practitioner to work 1-2 hours a week on a contract basis.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Review and assess patient case files
Approve or modify recommended treatment plans based on assessment and diagnosis.
Monitor approved treatments plan on an on-going basis and at a minimum of every 90 days
Provide clinical support, education, staff development, case management and supervisory functions for treatment plans

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills
Ability to resolve internal and external conflicts and issues in an efficient and effective manner
Ability to maintain confidential patient and employee information and materials
Strong decision-making skills
Ability to prioritize and plan work activities and use time effectively
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Strong oral and written communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduate of a nationally accredited Nurse Practitioner’s program
Active unrestricted APRN license in the State of Idaho
Possess a Master’s Degree in nursing or a related field
Prior clinical experience in behavioral health, mental health, or substance abuse treatment programs is preferred but not required

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands or finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

COMPENSATION 

Commensurate upon experience and qualifications.

 

Note:

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills aptitudes and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills or abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

 

 

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