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Medication Assisted Treatment Provider 

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Join a Team that is making a difference in Northern Nevada!

We are looking for a Medication Assisted Treatment Provider

to be a part of our Best Place To Work!

If you are a MD, DO, Physician’s Assistant or APRN with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) experience seeking a passionate team dedicated to providing healthcare to the underserved, we invite you to join us in our mission! If you are a provider with tremendous compassion and heart, Northern Nevada HOPES wants to partner with you to change lives.

Northern Nevada HOPES is a community health and wellness center in Reno, Nevada. Our expert care teams provide integrated medical and wellness services to individuals and families in our community. We welcome everyone, and meet them wherever they are providing a safe and accepting place to access comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare services. Comprehensive, integrated care is the cornerstone of the patient-centered medical home; Northern Nevada HOPES has a robust offering of services and collaborates with other service providers in the community to ensure our patients have a comprehensive, well-rounded program to meet their individual health and wellness needs. The medical home model holds promise as a way to improve health care in America by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered. At HOPES we understand there are many determinants of health and that a range of personal, social, economic, and environmental factors influence health.

Named one of the Best Places to Work in Northern Nevada 2018, we offer the same attention to ensuring our employees have work/life balance and the opportunity to grow and develop their careers. We offer a second-to-none benefits package (where full-time employees’ health, vision, dental and basic life insurance is free of charge and part-time employees enjoy incredible premium rates), competitive compensation, and a chance to partner with some amazing care providers to changes lives.

Northern Nevada HOPES is approved for the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program! This position may be eligible for this Loan Repayment program.

Reno, Nevada, located in the beautiful high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas, occupies a valley known as the Truckee Meadows. Home to the University of Nevada-Reno, Reno offers an affordable cost of living, a small town feel in an urban landscape, and close proximity to lush forests, coastal California, and the bright lights of Las Vegas. Reno is a place to live, work, and play. The location is a benefit in itself!

The MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) Provider, under the direct supervision of the Chief Behavioral Health Officer, is responsible for ensuring the efficient treatment of patients in the MAT Program. HOPES has an integrated team model approach to patient care. Part of the MAT Provider’s responsibility includes participation in organization wide Patient Centered Medical Home activities to enhance patient care which includes weekly department meetings and staffings.

Specifically the MAT Provider will:

  • Provide direct medical care for (MAT) Medication Assisted Treatment Program.
  • Triage patient complaints, appropriately routing patient follow-up and acting as a liaison to the behavioral health department and case management department
  • Provide care for all walk-in patients by obtaining a medical history, performing an appropriate physical exam and formulating an appropriate treatment plan. The MAT provider will order laboratory or radiological studies as deemed appropriate to permit evaluation of problems.
  • Provide for consultation, in person or by phone, per the regulations of the Nevada Board of Medical Examiners and the Nevada Board of Nursing, as well as internal policy
  • Demonstrate proficiency in documenting in the Electronic Medical Record
  • Participate in Team Meetings and actively contribute to the formulation of treatment plans for patients
  • Evaluate laboratory results and assign appropriate follow-ups on abnormal lab work.
  • Provide assistance to RNs, MAs and other MAT Team members in the case management of complicated patients with multiple psychosocial stressors and barriers to care
  • Participate in MAT Quality Improvement Projects as designated

If this seems like a place to partner with other passionate professionals, please send us your CV and cover letter. We are waiting to hear from you and can’t wait to introduce you to your colleagues. Whereas we are a diverse group of people representing nearly every walk of life, we all agree on one thing. . .we are passionate about bringing wellness to individuals and families in Northern Nevada.

 
Position Requirements

We are looking for:

  • MD, DO, Physician’s Assistant or APRN with a specialty in in primary care licensed in the State of Nevada; evidence-based and team-based
  • Graduation from an accredited institution and passage of licensure exam
  • State of Nevada License, Nevada Certificate of Registration to Prescribe Controlled Substances, Buprenorphine Waiver
  • Knowledge of the treatment protocols for patients with multiple diagnosis including co-occurring disorders
  • Working knowledge of substance abuse, the effects of drugs and alcohol abuse and prevention methods and techniques
  • A passionate provider with a heart for our mission and our patients
  • A superb communicator, helping patients connect with their primary team and other services
  • Ability to solve practical problems dealing with a variety of variables
  • Ability to exercise good judgment in appraising situations and making decisions; sound therapeutic boundaries
  • Ability to work and interact effectively and positively with other staff members to build and to enhance teamwork in the clinic and overall HOPES organization
  • Bilingual a plus!

 
About the Organization Northern Nevada HOPES is a nonprofit community health center in downtown Reno, NV that offers integrated medical care and wellness services. We welcome patients, wherever they are in life, and provide them with compassionate, high-quality healthcare.

Our growing list of services includes adult and pediatric primary care, chronic disease management, wellness and nutrition, behavioral health counseling, substance use counseling, case management, a pharmacy, and more. Our team-based approach to care gives patients access to a range of comprehensive services in one convenient location.

For medically underserved populations, our one-stop-shop healthcare model reduces barriers to care and increases the likelihood of maintaining long-term health. HOPES accepts most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and the uninsured. For the uninsured, we offer discounted services based on a sliding fee scale.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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