Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Children & Adults)
Company: Job Juncture
Posted on: November 16, 2020
Join a passionate team!
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN) functions as a member of
a multi-disciplinary team and contributes to the team and applies
to the treatment of client's the psychiatric and related skills
acquired through the training and/or experience required for this
position. S/he may provide services within one or more program(s),
and the relative concentration between and within programs may
change with the needs of the Clinic.
Must be comfortable treating full life span.
Other staff include: Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, Medical
Assistants, Care Management staff, front desk staff and behavioral
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Conducts psychiatric evaluation and formulates accurate diagnoses
in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Manages
prescribed medication, performs mental status examinations,
develops and presents clear clinical impressions and
recommendations that are specific and attainable. Provides
therapeutic interventions appropriate to specific problems.
Develops and documents clear clinical formulations.
Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral
health concerns and effective modalities of psychotherapeutic
intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program
specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices
and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres
to model and program expectations.
Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care,
referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate
referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner.
Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family,
and all internal and external providers. Attends any required
meetings and supervision.
Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program.
Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and
target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data
collection and reporting protocols.
Documents all client related information in compliance with agency
Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional
supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with
Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of
the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other
community locations) as defined by the program.
Communicates in a professional, positive, and effective manner with
all clients, families, and collaborating professionals.
Continues to develop knowledge and understanding about the history,
traditions, values, family systems, and artistic expression of
groups served as well as uses appropriate methodological
approaches, skills, and techniques that reflect an understanding of
- For Good Health
- Anthem Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA), with company contribution
- Wellness Programs
- Free annual flu shots
- For a Secure Future
- Company paid Life and AD&D insurance
- For Retirement
- 403(b) Plan, with clinic contributions for eligible employees
- For Career Advancement
- Education Reimbursement Program
- Training and development opportunities
-Paid release time and reimbursement available annually for
- For Work Life Balance
- Generous paid time off, including vacation, sick and personal
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)- Free and confidential
- Employee discounts at local spa and on cell phone services
-Licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)
-Active DEA Controlled substance registration
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