Phoenix House Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner A in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

We are looking for a Part-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in an 820 OASAS licensed residential treatment center for our Ronkonkoma location.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for providing psychiatric assessment and medication management to patients with co-occurring disorders.

  • Will review medical/psychiatric referral paperwork and make suggested recommendations for care as part of the treatment team.

EDUCATIONAL/CREDENTIALS:

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Addiction Medicine for NY State.

  • DATA2000 buprenorphine waiver.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Must have experience working with substance abuse disorders in any setting.

  • Knowledge of and experience working in an OASAS residential treatment center preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Medication Assisted Treatment including Buprenorphine, Vivitrol and psychotropic medications for symptom stabilization.

  • Knowledge of ancillary withdrawal and stabilization from substances including COWS and CIWA assessments.

  • Familiarity with the treatment of patients with substance use disorders including building/maintaining rapport, medication seeking and psychosomatic symptoms.

Phoenix House conducts background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled