Stonington Institute, a division of one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), has an immediate opening for an APRN. UHS is a Fortune 500 corporation and in 2017 was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune.
Stonington Institute is committed to providing quality substance abuse treatment options for adults in Southeastern Connecticut and surrounding areas. We offer medical detox as well as residential addictions treatment for active duty and retired military service members in our North Stonington location. Our clinic in Groton, CT, offers partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient treatment, and is conveniently located across the street from The Inn at Trails Corner, a new 180 bed dormitory-style sober community for adult men and women who attend our outpatient day treatment programs. The Inn offers overnight accommodations, full-meal service, indoor/outdoor recreation options, a workout room, and computer center for all clients.
We accept private insurance, state-funded plans and self-pay arrangements. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet.
The APRN works autonomously in a detox setting to manage medications for substance abusing and dually diagnosed clients, in collaboration with the program psychiatrist/MD. S/He works effectively with a multidisciplinary team of clinicians, nurses and other staff to maximize the mental health functioning of the population.
Responsibilities include conducting physicals on new admissions, sick call, performing psych consults (if trained/certified), educating non-medical staff in understanding the role of medications in the population, as well as attending appropriate clinical and administrative meetings to meet clinical, educational and quality assurance goals.