Nurse Practitioner Position at Nova Recovery Center

Summary: The Nurse Practitioner provides direct client care, including the reporting of observed changes in mental status and/or physical condition, responds to client emergencies and ensures overall high standards for client care.  The Nurse Practitioner position will be located at our North Austin and Buda facilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates with attending physicians to ensure all admission orders are addressed and appropriate ancillary assessments and services are provided.
  • Completes documentation timely and accurately, including, transcription of orders, medication logs, discharge paperwork, and status of patient treatment plans.
  • Properly reviews and maintains documentation and management of medications.
  • Development and implementation of quality assurance for infection control, nursing, pharmaceutical, ancillary, and laboratory services
  • Attendance and participation in terms of treatment planning conferences and professional staff meetings
  • Orientation and training of staff regarding pharmaceutical and physical health services, infection control, and CPR & First Aid instruction

Education and Experience:

  • Current and valid state license as Nurse Practitioner.
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing or Graduate of an NLN accredited school of professional
  • Licensed by TX State Board of Nurse Examiners to practice professional nursing.
  • A minimum of one year of experience working with patients in the in a mental health or psychiatric environment.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with all physicians and staff.
  • A thorough understanding of documentation and the ability to complete all documentation accurately and timely.
  • Two years’ work experience in the field of Chemical Dependency is preferred.

 

 

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