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Addictions Specialist - NP or MD Part time Flexible Hours

Company: CFG Health Network
Location: camden
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:



Working with the Medical Team, delivers medical care for specific patients with Substance Use Disorders (SUD), including formulating a diagnosis and a treatment plan and providing continued follow up patient care. Serves as subject matter expert for the facility's Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) program.



* Provide direct primary and acute addiction care services to adult patients * Perform initial and on-going assessment of patients' medical, physical and psychosocial status * Obtain and evaluate health and medical history; perform a physical exam, conduct preventive screening procedures based on age and history * Identify medical and health risks * Complete accurate and timely documentation of observations, interventions, plan of care, referrals and follow-up * Formulate appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical examination and diagnostic testing * Identify needs of the individual, family or community and works in collaboration with medical and SUD team to develop individualized treatment plans. * Make appropriate referrals to other health professionals and community agencies * Reassess and modify the plan as necessary to achieve medical and health goals * Develop a patient education plan relevant to the condition and patient/ family needs * Participate in performance improvement activities as assigned * Mentors and coaches other health team members. * Orders and interprets diagnostic tests. * Writes orders for medical medications and treatments, under guidelines of licensure. * Maintains and follows patient care protocols. * Works with members of the healthcare team in educating the patients of their medical care. * Continually updates clinical knowledge and skills through consultation, formal and informal education and review of literature for the benefit of themselves as well as for the healthcare team. * All other duties as assigned.



* A current CPR/BLS card with demonstrated and cognitive skills is required. * Must possess a Master's Degree in Nursing, MD or DO. * Must have current and valid Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse license with at least one year experience of providing direct patient care. * Must have prescriptive authority, including DEAX * A minimum of one year experience treating patients with substance abuse disorders. * Computer Literacy * Previous experience in a correctional setting preferred.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Keywords: CFG Health Network, Camden , Addictions Specialist - NP or MD Part time Flexible Hours, Other , camden, New Jersey

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