Healthcare Admissions Nurse Practitioner JobWallingford, CT 105941

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Why You'll Love This Job

Are you interested in joining a dynamic company that delivers successful in home treatment to clients with substance use disorder? If you are a caring, compassionate and capable Admissions Nurse Practitioner who meets or exceeds the following, we want to hear from you!

Aware Recovery Care (ARC) offers a holistic approach to treatment and changes the way clients receive care throughout the country. ARC is a year-long, home based, addiction treatment program that works collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to assist clients in their first year of recovery.

In this workplace, employees are given more freedom to map their paths to growth.

Position Summary:
The Admissions Nurse Practitioner oversees admissions centrally for all agencies. This individual must possess excellent interpersonal communication skills as they collaborate with the admissions staff, intake coordinators, integrated health services directors, and other clinical/medical and operational leaders to ensure a high standard of client care.

Note: All applicants will be run through the National Practitioner Data Base.

Role Expectations:
  • This role is primarily remote.
  • Some travel may be required to our various agencies up to 10-30% of the time each year.
  • The starting salary range for this position is $120K - $145K.
Aware Recovery Care is an Equal Opportunity Employer
#GPTW Great Place to Work Certified 2022-2023

Benefits Highlights:
Coverage: Health, vision and dental through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, FSA, HSA that comes with an employer match, along with STD, LTD, life insurance, EAP, and more.
Balance: Competitive front loaded Paid Time Off (PTO) plan , 8 paid Holidays, 1 paid floating Holiday of your choice, and 1 day off for your birthday.
Development: Certification/continuing education eligibility, leadership development and 1 paid day off a year to go towards personal professional development.
Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan with 50% employer match up to 4%
Culture: Great Place to Work certified #GPTW, dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion, and a growing working environment.
*In order to be eligible for our full benefits package you must be employed full time at a minimum of 32 hours a week*


Reasonable Accommodations Statement:  
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

●Overseeing initial assessment of clients seeking admission to ARC.
●Supporting staff clinical review, program placement and pathways to treatment with ARC.
●Ensuring adherence to clinical admission criteria protocols and procedures to increase quality of care and program efficacy.
●Reviewing screenings, assessments and documentation in the EHR system to focus care on acute clinical cases and provide valuable feedback to intake team.
●Completing virtual clinical appointments for bridge prescriptions, FMLA, MATs, medically managed withdrawal, and additional services.
●Facilitating and coordinating staff development and monthly clinical/admission staff trainings along with the director of admissions.
●Providing as needed and scheduled individual clinical supervision for staff.
●Completing virtual assessments to determine whether client is appropriate for IHAT LOC when there is a clinical concern.
●Final review and approval of client admissions that require clinical review.
●Auditing and following up on conditional admissions to determine if pathway to ARC admission is being followed.
●Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Key Competencies:
●Displays strong and effective management as the leader of a field-based team
●Demonstrates flexibility in the face of environment and situation fluctuations
●Self-motivated to create new efficient and innovative clinical procedures and protocols as needed
●Ability to collaborate effectively with others
●Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
●Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
●Ability to problem solve and focus in a fast-paced environment
●Ability to think critically and creatively
●Excellent computer skills including multiple virtual meeting platforms and EHR
●Appreciation and respect for principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Ability to engage with diverse audiences (age, gender, nationality, race/ethnicity, profession, etc.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree or Doctoral Degree or Active Registered Nursing license and relevant clinical licensure (APRN). 
  • Suboxone waiver if required by state.
  • Unencumbered license to practice and DEA. 
  • Multi-state licensure/DEAs highly preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the addiction treatment field, preferably at various levels of care.
Computer Skills:
  • Proficient in Google Office Suite.  
Competency Statement(s)
●Reliability – The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
●Customer Oriented – The ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.  
●Accountability – The ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.  
●Ethical – Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.  
●Friendly – The ability to demonstrate a cheerful demeanor towards others.  
●Responsibility – Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
●Autonomy – Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
●Initiative – Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
●Judgment – Ability to form a sound decision using the available information.
●Leadership – Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.  
●Management Skills – Ability to direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
●Motivation – Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
●Adaptability – Ability to adapt to change in the workplace.
●Analytical Skills – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.  
●Strategic Planning – Ability to develop a vision for the future and create a culture in which the long-range goals can be achieved.  
●Self-Motivated – Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one’s ability using his or her own drive or initiative.  

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