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Benefits

  • Commuter assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Loan repayment program
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
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Description:

BASIC FUNCTION: Provides admissions & annual physicals for outpatient chemical dependency program. Provides ongoing evaluation and intervention to clients as needed. Participates in interdisciplinary team discussions.

MAJOR DUTIES:

  • Collects medical history at admission and performs annual physical examinations.
  • Orders all required laboratory tests and other medical procedures and reviews results.
  • Presents findings to physician for final admission diagnosis*. (*The determination of a two-year history of narcotic dependence and current physiological addiction must be made by a licensed physician. The final decision to accept a client for methadone treatment must be made and recorded in the client’s clinical record by a licensed staff physician.)
  • Updates immunizations such as tetanus and influenza.
  • Applies and interprets tuberculosis skin tests.
  • Draws blood for admissions, annual evaluations and other tests as indicated.
  • Sees clients with medical complaints, prescribes appropriate treatment and/or makes appropriate referrals.
  • Evaluates appropriateness of continued treatment on a regular basis pursuant to and in compliance with mandated regulations.
  • Evaluates client’s reaction to medication and presents findings to physician.
  • Evaluates need for dosage change and makes recommendation to physician.
  • Reports all unusual medical occurrences with clients to the physician.
  • Provides primary emergency care to clients in treatment.
  • Reviews urinalysis results as required.
  • Records all appropriate notes and documents in the client’s chart.
  • Assumes active role in interdisciplinary management of the client.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary staff conferences.

SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday. Mon/Fri 10AM-6PM; Tues-Thurs 9AM-5PM

SALARY: $95,000 – $98,000 / year dependent on experience

LOCATION: NY, NY 10002

We offer excellent benefits including:

  • Generous time off that includes 4 weeks of vacation
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Discounted Commuter benefits
  • Life insurance & Long term disability
  • Eligible for Federal Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Training and other additional voluntary benefits

To join our diverse team, please include salary requirements with your resume/application submission. Please visit us at www.lesc.org EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Vet

Requirements:

QUALIFICATION – EDUCATIONAL AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • RPA license in the State of New York and Bachelor’s degree (BS) from a four-year college or university; 2 – 4 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.