Liberation Programs, Inc.
  • Bridgeport Outpatient Services
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

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We are currently looking for part-time Physician Assistants or APRNs to join our Outpatient Clinics and Mobile Outreach that provides lifesaving access to Medicated Assisted Treatment, primarily in our Bridgeport location.

Job Description:

This role is responsible for carrying out the physician's orders regarding administration of medications - including Methadone, Buprenorphine (Suboxone), and Naltrexone (Vivitrol injection). The purpose of this role is to enhance lifelong recovery of the people that we serve by providing psychiatric evaluations and ongoing medication management to anyone identified as needing mental health services, as evidenced by one of the agency's assessment tools. In addition to evaluating, prescribing & documenting, this role will be crucial in helping counselors conduct proper care coordination and discharge planning by providing linkages to outside providers.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that a medical evaluation, including a medical history and physical examination has bee performed at admission and annually
  • Ensures our orders comply with State Regulations and HIPAA Standards.
  • Ensure recoveree safety and care integration by consulting as required with primary care, behavioral health care and other treatment providers both internal and external to LPI
  • Consult and collaborate with other members of the integrated care team
  • Document all encounters in the medical record, update the Medication list & complete Medication management treatment plans and updates
  • Follow the agency's established policies and processes for delivery of services, documentation, admission and discharge

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Current DEA License
  • Current X Waiver
  • Experience as a PA or APRN in Medicated Assisted Treatment
  • Licensed in State of CT

Please apply at: https://liberationprograms.applicantpool.com/jobs/

Who We Are:

Liberation Programs is one of Fairfield County's leading behavioral health organizations specializing in treatment for all types of substance use disorders including alcohol, opiates, depressants and stimulants. Our goal is to help individuals and families overcome addiction in order to restore their lives and ultimately strengthen our communities. Liberation provides services for youth, adults and families that include two inpatient treatment programs, outpatient and intensive outpatient services, health education for older adults and people living with HIV/AIDS and other chronic illnesses, treatment and resources for adolescents and their families, education and prevention efforts in the community, and permanent supportive housing for families. In operation since 1971, the agency has sites in Greenwich, Stamford, Norwalk and Bridgeport and served more than 2,400 individuals in our last fiscal year.

Our Mission:

Liberation Programs' mission is to provide prevention, treatment and recovery services to help individuals and their families impacted by substance use and mental health conditions to foster hope and maintain wellness.

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