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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Job: 126671

Location: Winston Salem, NC

Facility: Wellpath Community Care in Winston Salem

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Keri Todd


Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”




About this role

 Exciting opportunity to join our growing company focused on providing care and support for our patients with substance use disorders.  Wellpath Community Care Centers provide effective evidence-based MAT programs for individuals who have harmful involvement with substances or mental health needs. Our goal is to improve every patient’s quality of life while promoting behavioral, physical, social, spiritual, intellectual, environmental and vocational wellness.

Additional Details

*Excellent Opportunity for an NP or PA within New Community Care Center *DEA X-Waiver Required Prior to Start

What you bring to the table


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing or an accredited education program for Physician Assistant
  • Advanced degree in an approved and accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program


  • Must have and maintain current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant within the state of employment
  • Must have and maintain current CPR certification
  • Must have or be willing to obtain DATA 2000 Waiver prior to employment.

What you will do


  • Maintains professional standards and follows the treatment policies of the clinic while adhering to all state and federal regulations and accreditation agency standards applicable to individual licensure and narcotic treatment programs.
  • Responsible for providing support and training to other medical staff, attending case conferences, consulting with clinic staff and patients regarding treatment and attending staff meetings/training.
  • Ensures progress note documentation is in SOAP format, problem oriented, corresponds to the therapeutic order and is dated, timed and legible.
  • Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before using non-formulary procedure.
  • Prepares reports and reviews records as deemed necessary by the Medical Director and/or Site Director.
  • Performs a medical history and physical exam; determines diagnosis and determining opioid dependence.
  • Reviews treatment plans.
  • Discusses and analyzes cases with the treatment team.
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual judgments and actions.
  • Reports any doubts or questions regarding the lack of appropriate referrals, nursing or medical intervention necessary for the realization of established patient goals to the Medical Director or Site Director for disposition.
  • Prescribes a planned regimen of total patient care, which is adequate, problem-oriented and appropriate to the needs of the patient.
  • Keeps patient information confidential and respects patient's rights to privacy, in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals.
  • Provides input into facility mandatory committees such as Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Medical Audit Committee as requested by Site Medical Director, Health Services Administrator or designee.
  • Ability to interact with Substance Use Disorder (SUD) patients with patience and tact.
  • Ability to work effectively in the clinic environment.
  • Ability to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  • Ability to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  • Ability to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  • Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.



Generous Compensation Offered*Excellent Opportunity in new Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic*Must possess or be willing to obtain DEA X Waiver (DATA 2000)

Our investment in you

*Generous Compensation Offered

*Excellent Opportunity in new Medication Assisted Treatment Clinic

*A committed team to support you in your role and help you succeed

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