Advance Practice Registered Nurse

Community Care Network is seeking an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse who will provide medical oversight to a new Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic project in Rutland, Vermont.

This is an exciting opportunity for a creative leader interested in designing and implementing new programming!

Community Care Network is comprised of Rutland Mental Health Services and Rutland Community Programs. Our mission is to enhance the well-being of our communities, individuals and families through responsive, innovative and collaborative human services.

About the Role:

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse works with a team of professional social workers, clinicians, case managers and others to ensure integrated care for adults experiencing substance use disorder and behavioral health concerns. The APRN will provide medications for opioid use disorder (MOUD) for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) and conduct health screenings as part of a system of integrated care and establish therapeutic relationships with clients to facilitate progress with treatment goals. The APRN will have the demonstrated ability to balance independent clinical decision making with appropriate consultation from providers. X-waiver for prescribing buprenorphine required.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Provide medication evaluation and management, medical consultation with ongoing monitoring of effects of medication use in coordination with primary care providers
  • Conduct clinical evaluations and physical health screenings. Refer for follow up care as needed.
  • Provide MOUD services; prescribe medications for the treatment of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD)
  • Take a lead role on an interdisciplinary treatment team, ensuring a coordinated and responsive person-centered treatment plan and evaluation process.
  • Diagnose medical conditions and illnesses
  • Document medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, notes or outcomes in Electronic Medical Record within assigned timeline.
  • Develop and promote contacts, working relationships, and cooperative arrangements between the Agency and other organizations. This is an essential component of Vermont's Hub and Spoke model.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Master's Degree in Nursing
  • Possess an unrestricted, current and complete State of Vermont APRN license (or ability to attain upon employment), in addition to an X-waiver for the prescription of buprenorphine.
  • Demonstrate current knowledge of psychiatric medications and substance use treatment practices.
  • Experience working with adults with mental illness, substance use disorders, developmental disabilities, and co-occurring medical conditions required.
  • Solid computer skills and familiarity with operating an Electronic Medical Record required.
  • Ability to demonstrate compassion, sensitivity, and reasoning skills.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation with personal automobile liability insurance coverage at or above the levels mandated by the State of Vermont.
  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check after hire.

What's in it for YOU:

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
    • 401(k)
    • 401(k) matching
    • Dental insurance
    • Employee assistance program
    • Flexible schedule
    • Flexible spending account
    • Health insurance
    • Health savings account
    • Life insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Professional development assistance
    • Retirement plan
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Vision insurance
  • Career Training and Development
  • Tuition Discounts

CCN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.