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Nurse Practitioner - Contract- Austin, TX

Company: Cenikor Foundation
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY:The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for providing all aspects of client care, including diagnosis, treatments and client consultations. The NP works closely with nursing staff and physician supervision as an integral part of the team providing health services and professional nursing care for all clients.SCHEDULE:Various days and hoursVarious nights and weekendsESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Perform patient screenings, assessments, history and physicals. Order tests and serve as a client's primary healthcare provider. Prescribe medication as allowed by license and complete rounds on clients.Review client's medical records, keep client charts and order and review lab tests as needed.Deliver a high quality of client care services and conduct follow up appointments for ongoing care.Assist with obtaining medical history information from clients and family members at time of admission.Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and monitor for compliance. Administer CPR in emergency situations.Adhere strictly to HIPAA regulations in regards to client confidentiality. Maintain strict confidentiality on all Foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor. Work in conjunction with all facility staff to facilitate a safe environment for client recovery.Uphold the core principles of Cenikor's culture and help create a positive working environment for all team members. Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.Experienced in providing medical care to a diverse population.Excellent assessment and communication skills.Ability to work autonomously with a passion for providing quality client care.Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment.Excellent documentation skills using an Electronic Health Record.Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor's Culture:Demonstrate mission of service to our clientsPositive, respectful communication with both staff and clientsDemonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goalsRole model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundariesWork effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for successEducation:Master's Degree in NursingExperience:Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience as an Nurse PractitionerExperience providing care for individuals with alcohol and substance abuse, mental health and chemical dependency treatment preferredExperience with CMBHS or other electronic health record system preferredFamiliarity with HER's and medical charting systems preferredLicensure Required:Current Nurse Practitioner licensureIMPORTANT NOTES:DRUG FREE WORKPLACEEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERdQojtiOFXX

Keywords: Cenikor Foundation, Austin , Nurse Practitioner - Contract- Austin, TX, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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