Phoenix House Nurse Practitioner B in Arlington, Virginia
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for the supervision of the nursing staff (to include Nurse Practitioners and LPNs), conducting assessments and evaluations and prescribing medication for Phoenix House of Mid-Atlantic clients. The position works closely with leadership team, Physician /medical teams and community partners.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Directing, overseeing all care provided by nursing staff including but not limited to Budgetary, Staffing, Scheduling, Treatment, Medical and Assessments needs of all clients.
Adherence to Phoenix House State, Federal, CARF policy, licensensure and contractual requirements.
Experience working as a member of a leadership team to ensure appropriate coordination between medical and clinical services to clients.
Responsible for coordination with physician/medical staff to make sure medical orders are being adequately addressed.
Maintain adequate monitoring of medication
Maintain ethical standards and continued professional growth, including
Abide by Program and PHMA policy and procedures.
Ensure all licensensure, CARF and contractual standards are instituted and maintained
Promote, in public and private contacts, the quality standards and ethical practices of PHMA staff
Continue professional growth by attending workshops, trainings and PHMA staff in-service trainings to increase skill and knowledge and to set appropriate example for staff
Maintain current licensure/certification including CPR, First Aid and CES
Maintain professional boundaries with staff and client
Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor
Master’s degree in Nursing
Licensed in Virginia as aNurse Practitioner
Licensed in Virginia as a Registered Nurse
Any additional licenses associate with substance abuse and/or mental health, highly desired.
Minimum three (3) years progressive nursing management experience, nursing experience in direct patient care delivery services.
Strong computer skills including electronic health records.
Exceptional communication skills and leadership abilities required.
Must possess valid driver’s license and safe driving record.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Demonstrated abilities in nursing staff supervision.
Demonstrated ability to interact positively with the client, patients, staff and management team.
The Director of Nursing must have the ability to problem-solve.
Working knowledge of alcohol and chemical dependency treatment and rehabilitation programs, including 12 step programs.
Excellent ability to work with diverse groups of individuals.
Possess the highest degree of professionalism.
Professional and pleasant demeanor, able to develop rapport quickly with an emphasis on quality customer service.
Ability to work well with ever changing priorities and/or situations.
Ability to write and speak effectively.
EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled