Nurse Practitioner or PA-C Addiction Medicine
Seattle, WA Providers
Job Type

Location: Seattle, WA

Schedule: Full-time, 4 days/week.

Ideal Option has been working on the front lines of the opioid epidemic since our first clinic opened in 2012. With more than 80 clinics across 11 states, we continuously strive to be the nation’s leading provider of low-barrier evidence-based treatment for opioid use disorder. We are looking for an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician's Assistant to join our growing team and help us in our vision to give back lives, reunite families, and heal communities that are suffering from the devastating effects of substance use disorder.

The Role:

As a provider with Ideal Option, you get the opportunity to join our fight against the opioid crisis. You’ll be helping patients through some of the lowest and darkest points of their lives. You’ll then be in a position to help patients reclaim their lives. You’ll witness firsthand the impact Ideal Option makes in communities across the nation. Additional responsibilities include:

• In office assessments of patients to determine appropriateness of office-based buprenorphine therapy

• Obtain History of present illness, past medical history, current medications and allergies

• Perform review of systems

• Perform complete physical examinations

• Establish diagnosis and develop appropriate plans for treatment

• Refer patients for appropriate counseling

• Daily co-sign patient charts

• Induction of patients onto buprenorphine

• Patient must be in mild to moderate withdrawals, Provider will determine correct level of withdrawals before starting induction

• Manage gradual induction onto the appropriate dose of buprenorphine

• Assess for any immediate negative side effects

• Follow up and Maintenance Evaluations

• Follow up recently induced patients to determine current state on buprenorphine

• Perform clinical evaluations of patients on an ongoing and periodic basis to be determined by physician

• Obtain and interpret appropriate lab data

• Follows appropriate guidelines and use of telehealth communications with each patient and office


At Ideal Option, we offer our employees a competitive and comprehensive benefits program to recognize how important you are to the company. Current benefits include:

  • Medical, vision, and dental
  • Short-term and long-term disability options
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance and Life Assistance programs
  • A 401K retirement program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • CME Reimbursement
  • ASAM Membership
  • Malpractice Coverage


  • Active, unrestricted ARNP or PA License
  • Active DEA License
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred