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APRN for Substance Use Disorder Program

Riverbend Community Mental Health

Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.

The Psychiatric APRN is responsible for providing Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) services to participants in the Merrimack County Drug Court Program. The schedule is about 8 hours/week.

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) required
  • Active NH APRN license required
  • Board certification (or eligible) in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred
  • Valid DEA certificate with prescriptive authority required.
  • Current X Waiver to prescribe Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) required.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with attention to detail is required.
  • Utilize electronic medical record (EMR) system to document patient information, referrals or other relevant information as required.
  • Adhere to all compliance procedures relevant to protected health information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations.
  • Communicate clearly to community partners, care coordinators, or other designated contacts for the practices regarding limitations of consultation and treatment recommendations, if relevant.
  • Maintain communication flow in relevant systems with community partners and related Riverbend providers.
  • Provide on-site MAT services to patients assigned to the Drug Court program within the Choices program.  On-site work may include meeting staff, care coordinators, or other designated staff, discussing treatment and coordinating services, attending treatment team and staff meetings, attending meetings at the drug court, providing education, and in-person evaluation and treatment of patients involved in the program. 

Essential Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Ethical Practice
  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a team
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Date Added: November 10, 2017

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