Behavioral Health/Chemical Dependency Nurse Practitioner

Employer/Recruiter: 
Job Ref: 
13101
Profession: 
Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: 
Psychiatry
Facility: 
Providence Alaska Medical Center
State: 
Alaska (AK)
City: 
Anchorage
Zip/Postal Code: 
99509
Country: 
United States
Practice Type: 
Hospital Employed/Based
Employment Type: 
Part Time
Providence Alaska Medical Center's Breakthrough program, Outpatient Chemical Dependency, is seeking a part-time, board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health nurse practitioner to help launch a new medication assisted treatment program, known as a bridge clinic, which will be the first of its kind in Alaska. A bridge clinic is a new setting where patients can receive evidence-based care for opioid use disorder, integrating both medical and SUD treatment. Patients may receive FDA-approved medications, counseling services and monitoring aimed to promote remission and recovery. Take advantage of this great opportunity to provide meaningful work and enjoy outstanding quality of life in the beautiful and welcoming city of Anchorage.
  • PMHNP certification required
  • 1-2 years of provider experience, preferably with substance use disorder experience or mental health experience, but new graduates in Addiction Medicine will be considered
  • Full-time position.
  • 36 patient-facing hours a week
  • Monday to Friday schedule with no call coverage
  • Collegial environment
  • Inpatient setting, EPIC EMR
  • Ideal candidate will be interested in innovative addiction recovery methods
Where You'll Work
With 401 beds, more than 1,100 nurses and more than 800 doctors, Providence Alaska Medical Center is the largest and most comprehensive hospital in the state and the only one with a dedicated Children's Hospital. A nationally recognized Level II trauma center, this hospital features heart and cancer centers, Alaska's largest emergency department with LifeMed Alaska air ambulance transport, full diagnostic, rehabilitation and surgical services, and inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance abuse recovery services for adults and children.
Where You'll Live
Anchorage, with 285,000 residents, is a modern American city surrounded by spectacular scenery and endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Within city limits are hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, biking and skiing, a ski resort, golf courses, major dogsled race starts, and several peaks of the hugely popular Chugach Mountains. With shopping malls, world-class restaurants, brewpubs, two universities, a sports arena and a performing arts center, Anchorage blends city living with the wilderness of the great outdoors.
Who You'll Work For
Providence is a nationally recognized, comprehensive health care organization spanning seven states with a universal mission - to provide compassionate care to all who need its services, especially the poor and vulnerable. Its 119,000-plus caregivers/employees serve in 51 hospitals, more than 800 clinics and a comprehensive range of health and social services. Providence: one name, one family, one extraordinary health system.
Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran
Job ID Number: 13101
Phone: 
(425) 525-5856

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