• NorthStar Transitions LLC
  • $56,160.00 -97,500.00/year*
  • Boulder , CO
  • Healthcare - Nursing
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

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Job Requirements:

Complete medical assessments upon client admission

Perform psychiatric and medical evaluations as needed

Create medical/psychiatric treatment plans

Prescribe/manage medication to support detox, recovery, and mental health stabilization

Order waived testing and breathalyzer screens to monitor patient substance use and medication adherence

Monitor and sign off on urine analysis results

Maintain client records/charts as required by NorthStar Transitions, The Joint Commission on Accreditation and the Office of Behavioral Health

Coordinate client care with medical and clinical Teams

Supervise nursing and other medical staff

Monitor client supervised self-administration of medication

Coordinate patient care with external providers and make appropriate referrals

Perform peer reviews with insurance representatives as needed

Complete FMLA/disability for clients as needed

Core Competencies:

Certified Physician's Assistant or Nurse Practioner

Ability to develop and document:

DSM-V differential diagnosis

Integrative case formulation

Evaluation plan, including appropriate laboratory, imaging, medical, and

psychological examinations

Comprehensive treatment plan

Ability to initiate, titrate, monitor and discontinue appropriate psychotropic medications.

Knowledge of medication assisted treatment and ability to initiate, titrate, monitor and discontinue medications including buprenorphine and Vivitrol

Ability to operate as part of a larger clinical team

Ability to facilitate basic counseling skills including CBT and DBT to behavioral and interpersonal challenges

Minimum Qualifications:

Active License in state of Colorado or the ability to acquire one prior to the end of July

Suboxone Waiver or ability to obtain one

Some experience with addiction medicine a big plus

Supervisory & Schedule Structure:

Clinically supervised by the Medical Director

Administratively supervised by the Residential Clinical Director

Two 10 hour shifts per week; Fridays required and one other week day TBD


  • $45.00 - $55.00 per hour

Associated topics: aprn, certified nursing, clinical nurse, cna, community, fnp, gyn, locum, nurse specialist, specialist

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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