Registered Nurse with MAT experience (Temp)

Remote | Clinical | Full-time | Fully remote

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This temporary position is 100% remote. We are currently looking for individuals who:

  • Have a current RN license in a compact state
  • Have medicated-assisted recovery experience in an outpatient setting
  • Are interested in working full-time 40 hours a week, Mon-Fri 10am - 6pm Pacific Time
  • Reside in one of the following states: AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, ID, IN, NC, NJ, NM, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, and WA

 

About us 

Founded in 2017, Boulder Care is a digital clinic offering long-term support and treatment for substance use disorders. Collaborating across medical, behavioral, and psychosocial dimensions, Boulder’s dedicated Care Teams deliver evidence-based care and help participants work toward their individual goals.  

Boulder's model is grounded in value. Through innovative partnerships with leading national health plans like Blue Cross Blue Shield, Boulder’s progressive payment arrangements realign incentives to reward outcomes and reduce total cost of care. We can unlock billions of dollars for the US health system by ensuring patients who are gravely underserved today have the opportunity to get well.

Backed by world-class investors like Qiming Venture Partners (US), Goodwater Capital, Laerdal Million Lives Fund, First Round Capital, Greycroft, Tusk Venture Partners and Gaingels, with $50M in funding, Boulder is in an exciting stage of rapid growth. 

 

About the role

  • This is a 6-month temporary 100% remote role
  • The Registered Nurse works directly with patients to deliver medication-assisted recovery for Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and empowers patients in their recovery journeys in coordination with the Care Team (primarily Clinicians, Care Advocates and Peer Recovery Specialists)
  • This is a high-impact, patient-facing role, which involves delivering compassionate and empathetic telephonic, text-based, and video-based (telehealth) patient engagement and monitoring, assisted by Boulder clinical decision support tools and platforms
  • As Boulder’s model is built on telemedicine, this role is unique in the autonomy and convenience that it offers compared to other Registered Nurse positions

 

Success in this role

Patient Care Essential Functions 70%

  • Provide compassionate, empathetic telephonic, text based & video-based (Telehealth) patient engagement and monitoring, assisted by clinical decision support tools
  • Educate patients about addiction, medications, and available support services; answer questions regarding treatment and program protocols, and provide guidance to patients and providers within scope of practice
  • Access Prescription Drug Monitoring Program information, facilitate patient adherence monitoring protocols, for each assigned patient
  • Assess progress, patient functioning, and stage in recovery; in collaboration with other care team members and the patient, develop and update treatment care plans for each individual
  • Maintain effective, proactive, and superior follow-up communication with patients, providers and care team
  • Maintain an accurate and updated medical record of individual patient progress during all clinical interactions

 

Care Coordination Essential Functions 10%

  • Coordinate with multidisciplinary care teams via telehealth to guide treatment planning and delivery
  • Collaborate with outside providers and community care agencies to maintain accurate and timely data exchanges between all organizations and individuals involved in patient care
  • Assist with the management of patient appointments with other care team members and referrals outside of Boulder
  • Report patient change in status (e.g. high risk for returning to use) and potential support services to prescribing clinicians in a timely manner
  • Provide patient updates and outcomes reports to the prescribing provider in alignment with Boulder Care goals

 

Administrative Essential Functions 20% 

  • Meetings (department, company-wide, ECHO, meetings with your manager)
  • Maintain HIPAA and 42 CFR part II compliance and all levels of required patient confidentiality
  • Manage and maintain individual schedule of assigned patients
  • Chart prep

 

Requirements for the role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, current licensure in a compact state is required
  • 2+ years specialized nursing experience in Substance Use Disorder treatment 
  • Embrace a harm reduction philosophical approach to care
  • Compassion, empathy, and deep dedication to patient care
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize based on severity of need, while working independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work collaboratively with medical staff including Clinicians, Care Advocates, Peers, Case Managers and colleagues in all aspects of care provision

 

Nice to have but not required

  • Experience in telehealth nursing
  • Experience in office-based nursing
  • Knowledge of Hepatitis C, HIV or related experience with similar patient populations is preferred
  • Membership in a relevant professional nursing organization (e.g. International Nurses Society on Addiction) or specialty certification (e.g. CARN) 

 

Work environment

This is a fully remote role but we are currently only hiring candidates located in the following states: Reside in one of the following states: AL, AZ, CO, FL, GA, ID, IN, NC, NJ, NM, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, and WA

Applicants must reside and work in one of those states to be considered.

 

Expected hours of work

This is a temporary appointment expected to last 6-months with the potential to turn into a permanent role after the 6-months. Team members are expected to work 40-hours Mon-Fri, with an approximate shift of 10am - 6pm Pacific Standard Time.

 

Compensation

The starting pay for this position is $43.27 an hour. To counter pay inequality and uphold internal parity, we use a nonnegotiable starting salary system, while benchmarking our pay to competitive markets. 

This is a temporary position, therefore PTO, paid holidays, and health insurance will not be provided. Sick time will accrue at 1hr for every 30 hrs paid and hardware (computer, monitor and keyboard) will be provided.

 

Hiring Timeline

  • First Interview (30-min phone)
  • Panel Interview (60-min video)
  • Anticipated Start Date: June / July 2024 - flexible and dependent upon candidate availability and team needs

 

Our mission

  • Based in science: Boulder care teams provide comprehensive, evidence-based treatment that is tailored to each individual’s unique needs and goals. 
  • Breaking down barriers: Boulder's proprietary technology suite makes care accessible, and convenient through secure video, phone, and messaging. We're reaching rural communities of the country, where more than 80% of people have little to no access to buprenorphine (Suboxone) prescribers. Boulder provides low-threshold care that is inclusive, empowering, and heavily influenced by participants' stated preferences and goals. Wherever our patients wish to go, we're grateful to go there together.
  • Grounded in empathy: Our care is science-based and rooted in harm reduction. Patients, peer recovery specialists, and clinicians make important decisions together. 

Boulder Care believes the people who manage our product and team should be representative of those who use the platform. This includes people from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in the industry. We celebrate differences and are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or veteran status. If you are a qualified person with a passion for what we do, please apply!