University of Washington School of Public Health
ARNP - Spokane Regional Health District
Closing Date: July 21, 2018
Posted: June 21, 2018
The ARNP’s primary responsibility is to evaluate patient’s Opioid addiction, and prescribe, adjust appropriate Medication Assisted medications as indicated. S/he will conduct thorough history and physical examinations on new patients; annual medical evaluation, possibly perform PPD (TB skin tests) or QuantiFeron Gold testing and make appropriate recommendations for follow-up. Perform medication reviews for both new and existing patients.
Provides information when needed to Medical Director, ARNP’s, counselor, physicians, Director and program manager regarding patient/ client medical, emotional and behavioral conditions as observed.
The ARNP works directly with all team members, including but not limited to nurses, counselors, Administrator Assistants and related staff; interfunctioning, consulting, informing etc. The ARNP works under the supervision of the Medical Director and Program Director.
- Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Accredited School of Nursing plus graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program.
- One-year experience as a Nurse Practitioner in the area of specialty required in a community health agency, hospital, or physician’s office. Note: No previous experience with drug abuse treatment or knowledge of the principles and techniques of treatment of co-occurring disorders required, or treatment of Mental Health, although it is preferred, with a Master’s degree from an accredited school of nursing.
- Active valid unrestricted license to practice as Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (A.R.N.P.) in the state of Washington with current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration number.
This position is representated by WSNA.
For a complete job description and to apply: www.srhd.org