Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Isaiah House Inc View Company Profile

Description: Isaiah House is looking for a dedicated and driven person to take on the role of Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) at our center in Lexington, KY. This position will start out at PRN with the plan to move to full time in the future. Isaiah House is a faith-based, nonprofit with a competitive edge, delivering one of the most effective substance use disorder treatment facilities in the state of KY. Employees receive benefits that include: Medical, dental, and vision insurance Basic life insurance at NO COST to you 401(k) matching Paid holidays Weekly payday The joy and satisfaction of working for a company with a higher purpose! Apply now to join our team and make a difference in the lives of others. PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: The work of an APRN can be both physically and emotionally demanding as they spend some working hours on their feet and make important health decisions for their patients. They may also encounter viruses, bacteria and diseases that require strict adherence to safety guidelines. Sitting, standing, walking. JOB SPECIFIC FUNCTIONS: Assessment of new intakes to determine medical conditions that may impact recovery, need for prescription medications, identification of existing or potential medical problems that the client may not have previously had diagnosed (e.g. hypertension). Prescribing treatment for withdrawal management. To include both non-medicinal and medicinal measures. Management of chronic medical issues to include referral to appropriate medical care providers; maintaining and adjusting medications; obtaining appropriate diagnostic studies. Assess and treat acute illnesses or injuries. Monitor and evaluate medical progress and modifying treatment as needed. Collaboration with the clinical team for medical intervention for mental/emotional health diagnosis. Education of clients and staff regarding disease processes and self-management of chronic conditions. Initiation of policies/procedures related to medical processes and medication management, infection control, etc. Participates as a therapeutic team member for staff and clients in appropriate counseling situations. Maintains relationships with local pharmacies, medical/dental care providers and medical facilities. Provides for appropriate screening of staff and clients such as TB skin testing or immunizations. Participate in all necessary staff meetings. Medical evaluation and treatment is guided by national standards of care established for specific illnesses or conditions. Conduct Peer to Peer Reviews as indicated. Conduct Peer Reviews of documentation. Review medical records Evaluate clients for triage when needed and make determination. Knowledge of medical substance abuse background. Fill in as needed as requested by VP of Healthcare Operations Requirements: Must have a minimum master’s degree in Nursing and be a current APRN with 2 years experience. Must possess a current valid and unrestricted license from the state of Kentucky Licensing Board. Prefer medical substance abuse background. Prefer experience working with various funding streams and ability to collaborate with our billing department. Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills. Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Valid Kentucky driverxe2x80x99s license

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