Community Medical Services

Nurse Practitioner - Join Our Team in Salem, OR

Salem, OR

full-time
Outpatient

Community Medical Services (CMS) is hiring immediately a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to assist patients recovering from addictions to opioids and other illicit substances in Salem, OR.

Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday

Pay Range: $70-75/hr

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Is excited to work in an outpatient setting, much like a doctor’s office or behavioral health clinic.
  • Enjoys a consistent, full-time schedule.
  • Has experience working with multi-cultural and low socio-economic individuals.

To thrive in this role, you must be able to:

  • Bring sensitivity to the needs of those who are chemically dependent.
  • Ensure all medical evaluations, medical histories, and physical examinations are complete before patients receive initial dose of medication.
  • Manage ongoing treatment, including signing medical orders, treatment plans, and documentation required by state and federal laws.
  • Maintain responsibility for patients’ case management, including chronic health problems, health conditions, and prescription medication management.
  • Accurately complete same-day clinical documentation using required visit templates entered into the Electronic Health Record.
  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations of patients and facilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilities as needed for continuum of care.
  • Collaborate with the Medical Director to ensure patients’ healthcare needs are met.
  • Educate patients, families, staff, and community members on medication actions, side effects, and proper health and nutrition habits.

Qualifications:

  • Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in state of employment
  • CPR Certification Required
  • First Aid Certification Required
  • Clinical experience in substance abuse rehabilitation and Opioid treatment preferred
  • Experience documenting into an electronic medical record
  • Ability to complete a valid fingerprint clearance and tuberculosis test

Location Insights

  • A

    Access to Outdoor Activities

  • A

    Access to Parks

  • A-

    Commute

  • B+

    Access to Restaurants

  • B

    Overall

  • B-

    Public Schools

  • Total Population

    169,259

  • Median Rent

    $975

  • Median Home Value

    $242,800

  • Median Income

    $55,920

Posted February 27, 2024