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.


  • 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.


  • 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