Physician Assistant Nurse Practitioner Van Nuys (LA) , CA
We are seeking a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner to join our growing practice full time in Van Nuys, CA. Ideally, the incoming PA/NP has experience managing patients at all levels of care (hospital, residential, IOP, and clinic), is DATA 2000 waivered (for 275 patients preferred) to prescribe buprenorphine and can manage common psychiatric co-occurring disorders.
We would prefer a provider who is computer/EMR savvy, has several years of experience with Addiction Medicine and/or Psychiatry, and has a true understanding of the recovery process that our patients go through.
Our dedicate physician has been providing high quality compassionate care since 1982 and our office has served our community for over 20 years. We are dedicated to helping those with addiction problems. Recognizing, researching, and understanding the many new medication treatments that have been emerging, we have successfully incorporated treatments into our hospital inpatient detox program as well as into private practice. We continue to be on the leading edge of providing medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders and have successfully helped thousands of patients find new ways to break their cycle of addiction. Our professional staff includes social workers, therapists, and physicians.
Primary job duties:
• Assess and oversee patients in treatment for substance abuse disorders
• Patient Evaluations- H&P with bio-psycho-social assessment, review questionnaires and standard assessments
• Regularly reeval the patients to ensure continued compliance with treatments and progress
• Prescribe appropriate medication for detox treatment, buprenorphine medication assisted treatment (MAT), Vivitrol and Sublocade injections, and management of withdrawal symptoms, cravings, and co-occurring mental health symptoms
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