PA / NP Addiction Medicine

Job Title: PA / NP Addiction Medicine
Job ID: 0588384255
Employer: Ideal Option
Location: Kenai, AK
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Other
New Grads OK? No
Description

Compensation: D.O.E. + incentives
Schedule: 30 to 40 hours per week

Ideal Option has been working on the front lines of the opioid epidemic since our first clinic opened in 2012. With more than 65 clinics across 10 states, we continuously strive to be the nation’s leading provider of low-barrier evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder. We are looking for Nurse Practitioners to join our growing team and help us in our vision to give back lives, reunite families, and heal communities that are suffering from the devastating effects of substance use disorder.

Benefits:
At Ideal Option, we offer our employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits program to recognize how important you are to the company. Current fulltime benefits include:
• Medical, vision, and dental
• Short-term and long-term disability options
• Life insurance
• Employee Assistance and Life Assistance programs
• A 401K retirement program
• Pet Insurance
• Paid time off and paid holidays
• CME Reimbursement
• ASAM Membership
• Malpractice Coverage
The Role:
As a provider with Ideal Option, you get the opportunity to join our fight against the opioid crisis. You’ll be helping patients through some of the lowest and darkest points of their lives. You’ll then be in a position to help patients reclaim their lives. You’ll witness firsthand the impact Ideal Option makes in communities across the nation. Additional responsibilities include:

• Monitor patient chart activity in eCW for locking and co-signing charts by provider
• In office assessments of patients to determine appropriateness of office-based buprenorphine therapy
• Obtain History of present illness, past medical history, current medications and allergies
• Perform review of systems
• Perform complete physical examinations
• Establish diagnosis and develop appropriate plans for treatment
• Refer patients for appropriate counseling
• Daily co-sign patient charts
• Induction of patients onto buprenorphine
• Once assessment has been complete, often the next step is induction onto buprenorphine
• Patient must be in mild to moderate withdrawals, ARNP will determine correct level of withdrawals before starting induction
• Manage gradual induction onto the appropriate dose of buprenorphine
• Assess for any immediate negative side effects
• Follow up and Maintenance Evaluations
• Follow up recently induced patients to determine current state on buprenorphine
• Perform clinical evaluations of patients on an ongoing and periodic basis to be determined by physician
• Obtain and interpret appropriate lab data
• Follows appropriate guidelines and use of telehealth communications with each patient and office

Qualifications:
• Active, Unrestricted State Nurse Practitioner License
• Active DEA License
• XDEA Data Waiver (required upon starting)
• Previous Addiction Medicine experience (highly preferred)