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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Community Health Center
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
Job DescriptionI. Title: Psychiatric APRNReports To: Director, Behavioral HealthDept: Behavioral HealthII. Qualifications:

  • MSN or DNP required.
  • Current State of Connecticut RN license and APRN license.
  • CHC requires as a condition of employment current American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer and AED (CPR/FPR/AED) certification. The only acceptable alternative is current American Heart Association BLS/AED for Healthcare Providers certificationSpecific Responsibilities and General Duties:
    • Assesses clients referred for evaluation and treatment by primary care providers or by LCSWs in primary care centers of school based health centers of CHCI.
    • Prescribes medication as needed and monitors client response to medication in coordination with the client's primary therapist.
    • Provides client hours at least one evening session per week or as needed
    • Participates in multidisciplinary team and other Behavioral Health departmental meetings (including the Performance Improvement Committee) as assigned.
    • Consults with CHC Medical providers concerning psychotropic medication of their clients.
    • Coordinates with community providers involved in the care of Behavioral Health clients (with the client's signed consent).
    • May order relevant lab tests and procedures with appropriate consent, to help in the diagnosis or management of patient's condition.
    • Receives and reviews lab reports, providing feedback to clients and/or consultation to primary therapist as needed.
    • Expected to be proficient in the use of psychopharmacology.
    • Behavioral Health documentation must meet all regulatory requirements made by licensing and third party agencies and must be accordance with CHC Behavioral Health Policy and Procedures.
    • Uses state-of-the-art knowledge, relating research and current clinical knowledge to the actual practice of psychiatry to improve patient outcomes and reduce complications.
    • Coordinates with other medical specialties in the detection and treatment of psychiatric patients' non-psychiatric medical or surgical conditions.
    • Complies with collaborative agreement requirements with psychiatrists as required by state law.Confidentiality of Information:Full access to patient's electronic health record.

Keywords: Community Health Center, Waterbury , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Waterbury, Connecticut

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