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ACT Prescriber

Job Location

Thibodaux, LA, USA


Starting at $120 an hour

Type of Job

Part Time

Published Date

May 12, 2023 at 5:00:00 PM

Job Description

To prescriber and provide medication management to clients of an Assertive Community Treatment team. To provide collaboration and consultation to the ACT Lead, nurse, and other team members on behalf of the clients. Prescriber covers Thibodaux & surrounding parishes.

Minimum Requirements

● Advanced clinical license as a Nurse Practitioner 

● Be over 18 years of age. 

● Possess a valid driver's license

Core Competencies

● Provides primary and/or behavioral health care services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment. 

● Prescribes and manages medications. 

● Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard. 

● Promotes recovery, independence, and personal choice for participants. 

● Assists clients in identifying strengths, needs, and realistic goals to develop a treatment plan. 

● Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately, and provides consultation to peers regarding high-risk situations and appropriate interventions. 

● Demonstrates advanced knowledge of primary and behavioral health symptoms, diagnoses, interventions, and impact. 

● Maintains professional boundaries and operates within ethical guidelines. 

● Knowledge of agency and community resources and referral processes

Job Duties/Skills Required

● Provides clinic and community-based services as appropriate. 

● Provides effective, research-based recovery based services. 

● Establishes service plans and treatment goals based on accurate assessment and diagnosis. 

● Completes clinical documentation accurately and at the time of the services. 

● Fully utilizes approved electronic health record. 

● Collects data in the required format to comply with all funding sources, accreditation, or other regulatory agencies. 

● Coordinates referrals to other agencies and specialists as indicated by patient need. 

● Maintains a clear driving record in order to be able to drive company vehicles when necessary. 

● Attends weekly and/or monthly staff meetings. 

● May assist with clinical consultation, clinical review, or auditing of clinical records. 

● Provides direct clinical services at the advanced, independent practitioner level using approved interventions and completing necessary documentation to receive payment from insurance companies, Medicaid, Medicare, etc. 

● Supervises other staff as directed.


Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 14 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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