Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Registered Nurse
SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for providing patient care and care coordination for adults with opioid-use disorder receiving medication assisted treatment (MAT). Care coordination of opioid-dependent patients comprises at least 75% of the job function. Managing other projects and/or assisting with other clinic nursing duties may be required. This position reports to the Nursing Supervisor.
Responsible for tracking, coordination, and case managing patients enrolled in the clinic Medication Assisted Treatment program
Screen and assess patients for substance use and common mental health disorders
Attend regular caseload consultations with Medical Director, nursing care coordinator(s), behavioral health team, and social services team
Manage and communicate abnormal labs and other orders as directed by MAT provider
Manage prescription refills and insurance prior authorization requests using standing orders and provider direction
Complete accurate and thorough documentation of MAT patient interactions in a timely manner
Manage own schedule to see patients for nurse-led MAT visits
Work with Quality Improvement Officer to carry out projects as they relate to the MAT nursing team.
Responsible for performance improvement and reporting related to nursing functions, including MAT program indicators
Participate in work groups as requested
Other related duties requested by Nursing Supervisor or Medical Director
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
Bachelor’s degree in nursing (B.S.N.) from a four-year college or university and public health nurse (PHN) registration for the State of Minnesota, preferred.
Two years of experience in providing nursing care coordination, experience in opioid-dependence preferred.
Experience working with chemically-dependent adults and knowledge of harm reduction principles, preferred