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Nurse Practitioner in Addiction Treatment

Lake Wellness Center Lake Charles, LA
  • Posted: 27 days ago
  • Contractor

We have an opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join our team in our outpatient clinics in Lafayette and Lake Charles. To be considered, you must have a current, unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license and you must submit a complete resume with employment dates and specific job duties, including your psychiatric or addiction treatment experience. If you have a great work ethic and truly care about patients in addiction recovery, apply today!


You must have the following education, skills and experience to be considered:

· Master’s degree in nursing.

· Current and unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license in the state of Louisiana.

· Prefer 5 years or more of direct patient care experience.

· Prefer psychiatric and/or addiction treatment experience.

· Able to treat patients with addiction in a compassionate, comprehensive manner.

· Able to positively interact and develop rapport with patients and their families, professional support staff, team members and various individuals from the community agencies.

· Able to effectively communicate both in writing and verbally.

· Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.


If you join our team, you’ll enjoy the following responsibilities:

· Work directly with patients one to two days per week in person or via telemedicine.

· Conduct initial medical screenings for new patients.

· Deliver quality care on an outpatient basis.

· Use injectables (such as Vivitrol).

· Review laboratory and/or test results to monitor patient adherence to treatment plans.

· Recommend different levels of care if needed.

· Document patient notes in the electronic health records.

· Update patient records during follow-up appointments.

· Work efficiently and in cooperation with other medical professionals and clinic employees.

· Other duties as assigned.

Lake Wellness Center

Why Work Here?

Locally owned and operated, our Louisiana clinics have a successful history of providing excellent patient care

We have a successful network of 8 locally-owned outpatient clinics in south Louisiana which provide addiction treatment services in multiple communities. Come join us and be part of our life-saving mission of creating more recovering people now and in the future!

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