The ADAI Center for Opioid Safety Education is seeking a Nurse Consultant to work in collaborative project between ADAI and the WA State Dept of Health. This is a DOH staff position funded by a CDC grant to serve as a DOH clinical subject matter expert on opioid prescribing guidelines, opioid use disorder, evidence based preventions/interventions and treatments.
The position reports directly to a WMS 2 manager in DOH's Office of Community Health Systems in Tumwater but will be placed at, and work out of, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute at the UW. Regular intra-state travel will be required. Duties include:
- Provides technical assistance and clinical consulting services to health care providers and WA State communities about managing opioid prescribing and opioid use disorders.
- Develops strategies in conjunction with DOH and University of WA based on emerging data.
- Develops processes for monitoring ongoing performance and impact of technical assistance. Use quality improvement process to help opioid intervention/prevention efforts meet grant goals and objectives.
- Collaborates and communicates with a broad spectrum of public health constituents and participants including federal, state and local public health officials, government officials, private individuals, physicians, nurses and other health professionals regarding opioid use disorder and related issues.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing is required. Other requirements include 1) Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in the state of Washington OR eligible to obtain licensure within 6 months of hire date. 2) Five (5) or more years (full-time equivalency) of public health nursing experience. 3) Demonstrated experience designing and implementing training.
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Sept. 15, 2016
Full description and application: http://tinyurl.com/DOH3328