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Community Health Coordinator (LPN)

Company: Master Center for Addiction Medicine
Location: Tappahannock
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Community Health Coordinator-- Licensed Practical Nurse -Note: This job requires regular travel within the Kilmarnock, Tappahannock, West Point and Gloucester areas. Travel is reimbursed at the IRS Standard Mileage Reimbursement Rate.Master Center for Addiction Medicine is a physician-led addiction treatment program for patients overcoming alcohol or drug addiction with care built around the concept of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). We are headquartered in Richmond, Virginia with additional locations in other areas of Virginia. -We are an outpatient clinic with no overnight hours. We do have evening and weekend hours.We seek a skilled, empathetic Licensed Practical Nurse passionate about leading, making a difference, and improving the quality of life for individuals with substance abuse addiction. We are looking for an LPN to serve as traveling medical support -within the Kilmarnock, Tappahannock, West Point and Gloucester areas. -Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) certification required.A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, other voluntary benefits, Long Term Disability, life insurance and an EAP is available to all full-time employees. Full-time employees can earn up to 20 days of PTO per calendar year and will have opportunities for learning and development, skills building and may be eligible for tuition reimbursement up to $2,000 annually for qualifying courses. See bottom of job ad for more information.Position Summary: The RN/LPN Community Health Coordinator will be a key member of Master Center's treatment team that includes providers, therapists, medical assistants, and peer recovery coaches who collectively strive to provide quality care to patients on the road to recovery. This position requires close collaboration with addiction medicine providers, peer recovery coaches and other medical support staff. - - -for patient care and EMR documentation.Hours: Full time (40 hours per week). This position will primarily rotate between Kilmarnock, Tappahannock, and Warsaw. Travel to other Master Center offices in Richmond, Chesterfield, Gloucester, and Hampton may be required as needed. Some evenings and weekends may be required.Duties and Responsibilities: -

Maintains accurate knowledge of substance use disorder trends, its effects on the body and cognitive functioning, signs and symptoms of narcotic overdose, and the overall implications of the disease of addiction. Collaborates assertively as part of an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental team to provide, observe, communicate, and encourage interventions, treatments, and behaviors that promote holistic well-being.Creates healthy interpersonal interactions with patients.Performs new patient intakes, reviews medical history and medication changes, documents vital signs and breathalyzer for all patient visits. -Communicates patient vitals and health status to medical providers that are treating via telehealth.Coordinates with peer recovery coaches assigned to areas of coverage.Performs urine drug screens, pregnancy tests as needed and draws blood. Processes urine and blood samples according to guidelines. Obtains physician orders; orders medications; collaborates with pharmacy; transcribes orders. Assists with acquiring pre-authorizations of medication refills per pharmacy/insurance request Maintains thorough documentation of daily activities including nursing, treatment services, crisis intervention and case management. Oversees all individuals receiving medical services, administers medication, guides, and responds to inquiries regarding patient health issues.Acts as liaison, advocate, and coordinator for patients receiving services, collaborating with Master Center's Healthcare Navigators when needed.Implements and follows up on all support service recommendations. In consultation with the pharmacist, provides education to patients about potential drug interactions.
Works with the Medical Operations Manager to complete and maintain requirements of the alternate delivery license with the Board of Pharmacy. Responsible for receiving and securing all medications on premises. Responsible for monitoring requests for medical records and ensuring compliance with 42 CFR and HIPAA standards. Complies with all rules, regulations, and policies of the organization.Other projects and duties as assigned.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Exceptional prioritizing, time management and organizational skills.Strong written and analytical ability.Self-motivated, proactive, and must have the ability to work independently and in a collaborative team environment.Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills, high attention to detail and an aptitude for learning.Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements.Working knowledge of EMR computer and software applications used in job functions. (Experience with E-Clinical Works a PLUS!).Requirements:
Require License or eligibility to practice as Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse by Virginia State Board of Nursing in the State of Virginia.Require graduation from an accredited school of registered nursing. BSN preferred.Strongly prefer experience working with people with mental illness, geriatric issues, and/or substance abuse.Benefits package included for all full-time employees:
  • Medical Plans, Employer contribution to HSA for eligible plan
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Employer-paid Basic Life and AD&D
  • Employer-paid Long Term Disability
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to Health Advocate (Employer-paid employee health advocacy program)
  • 401k with employer match
  • Generous PTO Policy and 6 additional paid holidays
  • Training, learning and development
  • Tuition reimbursement policy
  • Employee recognition program
  • Employee referral bonusesPlease do not contact the office directly! We are conducting all hiring activities through our ATS and the associated email account. Thank you.Job Type: Full-timeSalary: -$60-65,000 annuallyLocation: Traveling (Kilmarnock, Warsaw and Tappahannock; other offices as needed)At Master Center for Addiction Medicine, we transform the lives of our patients. We transform the model of care for the addiction treatment industry. And we are transforming the landscape of addiction treatment through innovation and growth. Join us in our mission and make a true impact on people, families and your community!Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Master Center for Addiction Medicine, Richmond , Community Health Coordinator (LPN), Healthcare , Tappahannock, Virginia

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