Seafield Center, Inc. Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician's Assistant (PA) with DEA X Designation, Part Time in Medford, New York
Title:Nurse Practitioner (NP)/Physician's Assistant (PA) with DEA X Designation, Part Time
Will be assisting with a Medication Assisted Treatment program at an Outpatient location, applicant must have X Designation on their DEA certificate.Part Time.MAIN FUNCTION:
To provide medical care of the client while at Seafield Center and to ensure all newly admitted patients are medically acceptable for admission.
User role(s)/information systems access as assigned, where applicable.
This position is classified as Essential for emergency closure purposes.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs physical examination and mental status evaluation of each client admitted.
Upon admission, or within 24 hours of admission, provides an admitting or tentative diagnosis which becomes part of the client’s record.
Writes initial orders for care of each client upon admission.
Perform reexamination and treatment of each client pertinent to physical and mental complaints, ranging from supportive reassurance to specific treatment of existing physical illness.
Consults with outside physicians or dentists as needed.
Adjusts medications daily where indicated.
Meets with clients prior to discharge to review medical status and to make appropriate referrals.
Consults with family as to care, management and health of the client where indicated.
Ensures that client is informed of his rights either by direct information or through designee.
Ensures all consents are signed for medical treatment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:
At least one year alcoholism treatment experience. A physician, either M.D. or D.O, or PA or NP who is licensed to practice in the state of New York. A.S.A.M. membership encouraged.
The physical demands described here are representative of those functions that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
The employee is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach.
Assist in ambulation and transfer of patients as necessary.
The position may on occasion require the employee to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned and makes general observations.