Nonprofit - Social Services
Cenikor Foundation is a non profit organization and one of the largest substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Contract Nurse Practitioner for our facility in Waco, TX.
JOB SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is responsible for providing all aspects of client care, including diagnosis, treatments and client consultations. The NP works closely with nursing staff and physician supervision as an integral part of the team providing health services and professional nursing care for all clients.
SCHEDULE: Rotating, as needed
Perform patient screenings, assessments, history and physicals.
Order tests and serve as a client’s primary healthcare provider.
Prescribe medication as allowed by license and complete rounds on clients.
Review client’s medical records, keep client charts and order and review lab tests as needed.
Deliver a high quality of client care services and conduct follow up appointments for ongoing care.
Assist with obtaining medical history information from clients and family members at time of admission.
Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and monitor for compliance.
Administer CPR in emergency situations.
Adhere strictly to HIPAA regulations in regards to client confidentiality. Maintain strict confidentiality on all Foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.
Work in conjunction with all facility staff to facilitate a safe environment for client recovery.
Uphold the core principles of Cenikor’s culture and help create a positive working environment for all team members.
Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE POSITION:
Knowledge of pharmacology as it relates to individuals with substance abuse and mental health disorders.
Experienced in providing medical care to a diverse population.
Excellent assessment and communication skills.
Ability to work autonomously with a passion for providing quality client care.
Possesses good time management skills needed to meet aggressive deadlines and prioritize multiple tasks.
Patience, perseverance, and resilience in a challenging environment.
Excellent documentation skills using an Electronic Health Record.
Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor’s Culture:
Demonstrate mission of service to our clients
Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients
Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals
Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries
Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success
Master’s Degree in Nursing required
Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience as an Nurse Practitioner required
Experience providing care for individuals with alcohol and substance abuse, mental health and chemical dependency treatment preferred
Experience with CMBHS or other electronic health record system preferred
Familiarity with EHR’s and medical charting systems preferred
Cenikor Foundation is one of the oldest and most successful substance abuse treatment centers in the nation. Since 1967, Cenikor has expanded to assist more than 1,000 people a week achieve better health and better lives.
Cenikor has been committed to helping people deal with chronic addictions, most of that time in the long-term therapeutic community environment. Cenikor provides the full continuum of care, throughout Texas and New Mexico, helping adults at every stage of their recovery, from detoxification, through short-term inpatient care, long-term inpatient programs and outpatient care. Cenikor also provides adolescent short-term inpatient treatment and outpatient services.
Cenikor Foundation is a non-profit organization, dedicated to assisting people in developing the skills needed to become responsible citizens free of substance abuse.
Fees for services vary. Many are provided on a sliding scale based on income. Self-payment and most insurance plans are accepted.
Call today or go online to cenikor.org to learn more about Cenikor Foundation’s programs. All inquiries about admissions and referrals are confidential.