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Nurse Practitioner Special Advisor

Posting Number: #011-21

Position Title: Nurse Practitioner Special Advisor

Closing Date: Until Filled

Location: Remote

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Position Summary

The Nurse Practitioner Special Advisor is a subject matter expert in treating substance use disorder (SUD) in the acute care hospital setting. Focusing on low-threshold treatment and buprenorphine prescribing among hospital-based nurse practitioners, the Nurse Practitioner Special Advisor will conduct outreach to nurse practitioner organizations and elevate the importance of the CA Bridge model of medication for addiction treatment and stigma reduction among colleagues. The Nurse Practitioner Special Advisor will provide subject matter expertise on nurse practitioner training materials and curriculum and participate in presentations at program staff direction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform outreach to and collaborate with nurse practitioner organizations to provide education on MAT, the CA Bridge model, and X-waiver trainings.
  • Participate in presentations at the direction of program staff.
  • Provide subject matter expertise for nurse practitioner related education materials.
  • Participate in CA Bridge programmatic training webinars as needed and available.

 Minimum Qualifications

  • Current California Nurse Practitioner license.
  • DATA 2000 X-waiver license.
  • Proficiency with buprenorphine administration and MAT principles.
  • Actively working in a clinical setting as a nurse practitioner (ED or Inpatient).
  • A nonjudgmental, energetic, positive approach to assisting patients with Substance Use Disorder (SUD).

Important Information

  • This is a part-time (4-5 hours per month/ 2.5% FTE) remote position.
  • This position is eligible for limited benefits and paid time off.

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