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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

ID:5630-1147C

Department:Outpatient

Location:Medford

Description

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.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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.

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