RN Clinical Associate 2 - LA
The incumbent in this position will function as one of the ten Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Teams in the state specifically known as the Spoke Care Team (SCT) as part of the Louisiana State Opioid Response Program (LaSOR). The SCT will serve up to 100 patients being treated for Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) by Office Based Opioid Treatment Providers (OBOTs) also referred to as Spokes. This program is in conjunction with an agreement between the State of Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health and LSUHSC-NO. Incumbent will provide assistance to the OBOT providers, such as screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT), assessments, case coordination, and recovery support services, as well as assistance with data collection and entry. Incumbent will work collaboratively with other project personnel in developing/supporting waiver authorized prescribers, contracts, and consent for treatment. Incumbent will facilitate the timely access of on-site medical services and resources to patients, licensed clinical health professionals, and physicians in the clinic. All work will be performed in accordance with the laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of all applicable licensing and governmental agencies, LSUHSC, and with the guidelines set by the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Behavioral Health
Additional Position Information: This position supports the Jefferson parish area
Required Education: BSN or RN in Nursing Required : Valid RN licensure to practice in Louisiana
Required: Two years nursing experience either in training or in practice Preferred: 2 years’ experience in collaborative care and addiction, or specially trained and licensed to provide various types of behavioral therapy with proven effectiveness, including cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, and contingency management
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.