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Addiction Medicine Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistanr - Part Time - Leesport, PA

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Leesport
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

PrimeCare Medical, Inc. (i.e. PCM) has been in operation since 1986. We are a privately owned, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice. PCM provides comprehensive medical, mental health, & dental care services to over 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout the states of PA, MD, FL, NY, & NH; and was voted one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2019, 2020 & 2021 by the Central PA Business Journal. Correctional health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's medical professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned medical skills and knowledge on a daily basis. It is the perfect hybrid of Primary Care, Urgent Care, Emergency Medicine, and Addiction Medicine; providing care to an under-served, diverse, and appreciative patient population. We are currently looking for a Part Time Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team and provide on-site care at the Berks County Jail in Leesport, PA . This position requires 16 hours per week of on-site medical care. Monday-Friday during normal business hours (i.e., 8:00a - 4:30p). Some important key points:

  • Hourly compensation is negotiable and commensurate based on experience.
  • Company paid malpractice liability coverage (including tail) provided.
  • Generous PTO package provided to all of our PRN & Part-Time employee's. Job Description:
    • Provide service to the inmate/patient population while utilizing current, acceptable standards of medical/MAT practice.
    • Assume responsibility for clinical management of the MAT (medication assisted treatment) program in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, as well as PCM policies and procedures.
    • Services to be provided on scheduled workdays according to standards and times mutually agreeable to physician, facility administration, and PCM.
    • Provide virtual consults/visits to MAT patients located within multiple PrimeCare facilities throughout the state of Pennsylvania, for purposes of managing detox withdrawal/tapers & ongoing MAT medication prescribing/management.
    • Provide MAT consultation to all professionals (i.e., physicians/nursing) within the unit(s).
    • Provide consultation & support to all medical physicians and mid-level providers in West Virginia with respect to clinical MAT services provided.
    • Ensure complete, accurate and timely documentation entries are made for each inmate/patient contact.
    • Available for consultation and/or emergency MAT coverage via phone only on-call support.
    • Work collaboratively and supervise clinical MAT activities of fellow physicians and medical staff while on duty.
    • Evaluate all inmates/patients referred with MAT concerns for presence, or absence, of mental illness and refer to mental health accordingly.
    • Refer inmates/patients as necessary to appropriate outpatient/inpatient substance abuse facilities when appropriate.
    • Work collaboratively with pharmacy to evaluate and approve all medications and other medicinal preparations, which comprise the facility formulary.
    • Establish and monitor standards of care provided by physicians, mid-level providers and nurses in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted MAT standards. This position is exciting and fast paced, and as such we must have someone who is able to multi-task well and has excellent time management skills. They must also have the ability to work independently and be comfortable with making patient diagnosis on their own.

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Reading , Addiction Medicine Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistanr - Part Time - Leesport, PA, Healthcare , Leesport, Pennsylvania

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