Nurse Practitioner Supervisor
Opioid Treatment (Part-time)
The City of Alexandria is located in northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter square miles in the city have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Nurse Practitioner Supervisor position.
What we do and how we do it is driven by our 4 Guiding Principles:
A Nurse Practitioner Supervisor plans and supervises the provision of nursing services to consumers of the Alexandria Opioid Treatment Program; provides supervision, guidance, and training to the program's Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses; coordinates and monitors care of patients with other City, community and state resources; provides direct care to patients with complex medical and mental health problems in OTP and ARTC programs, and provides back up for Medical Supervisor of OTP. An incumbent in this class acts as an information resource to staff regarding consumer medical problems and issues and provides liaison with community medical personnel to educate about substance abuse treatment potential and chemical dependency. Responsibilities include ensuring the maintenance of program / consumer records and compliance with all licensing agencies, Departmental, and City requirements. Also performs direct clinical services such as examinations, prescribing medications, ordering laboratory and diagnostic tests and assessments. Tasks are performed in coordination and cooperation with the Assistant Director, Clinical and Emergency Services, and the OTP Medical Supervisor.
What You Should Bring
Thorough knowledge of nursing and clinic policies and procedures; thorough knowledge of approved medical terminology and abbreviations; thorough knowledge of the function, use, maintenance, and safety precautions of all equipment used; ability to plan, supervise, and evaluate the performance of subordinate nurses; ability to verbalize information in such a manner that will stimulate, teach, and motivate assigned staff; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships between staff, hospital employees, administration, physicians, visitors, and clients; and the ability to ensure that clinic operations and nursing services comply with State and Federal regulations.