Nurse Practitioner

South Portland, Maine /
Day One – Client Services /
Day One is hiring a Part Time Nurse Practitioner for their outpatient offices in Windham, South Portland and Biddeford.  As a long-recognized leader in the prevention and treatment of youth substance use and, the merger with SMART Child and Family Services, adding treatment and support for adults with Substance use and mental health disorders. Day One has built a culture of excellence in all that it does. Serving Maine for the last 45 years, Day One is now growing and looking for great people to join their team!
The primary function of a Nurse Practitioner is to evaluate and treat clients as required by the medical and clinical situation, either in person or telehealth method and to provide medication management services for a wide spectrum of clients.
This position is 1 to 2 days a week. 

What you will be doing:

    • Diagnose and prescribe treatment 
    • Develop and implement an effective treatment plan for each assigned client 
    • Provide assistance or execute therapeutic intervention when needed, including referrals to appropriate detoxification, emergency or psychiatric facilities 
    • Participate, as needed, in treatment team meetings 
    • Ensure all necessary releases of information are obtained and share information with other providers as necessary 
    • Complete thorough and timely psychiatric notes and required documentation, including completion of prior authorizations 
    • Maintain accurate files and records in accordance with Day One policies and to ensure compliance with all Federal and State regulations 
    • Review and sign off on medical portions of client records when requested 
    • Keep records confidential and secure 
    • Provide on-call team coverage, when requested, to address a particular need 
    • Keep abreast of developments in theory and research 
    • Meet service expectations and performance management targets 

What you will need:

    • Licensed Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maine 
    • Client and people centered: celebrates diversity in the workplace and welcomes all clients, families, and employees. 
    • APRN with Psychiatric specialty which includes substance abuse/mental health treatment experience  
    • Experience working in a community based multidisciplinary programs 
    • Knowledge of the community mental health and substance use system and resources in the fields of mental health and substance abuse 
    • Ability to read and understand complex instructions, correspondence, and federal and state regulations. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to clients and staff. 

Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, familial status, domestic violence status, or any other status protected by law.