Psychiatric Mental Health or Substance Abuse Nurse Practitioner
Part Time (Monday and Friday along with the Third weekend of the month - 16 hours a week)
Provide medical evaluations and treatment of patients at facility under the supervisor of the Medical Director and work collaboratively with the medical/clinical staff under the guidelines of state licensure for Nurse Practitioners.
Participate in the formulation of patient Master Treatment Plan.
Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team.
Assess physical and psychiatric health of patient and formulate measures to meet patient needs.
Provide direct patient care.
Chart clinical observation (direct or through dictation), evaluations and treatment of patient in required time according to facility guidelines.
Communicate with physicians and other staff as necessary to provide quality care for patient within appropriate guidelines.
Provide on-call responsibilities on scheduled basis directed by medical staff.
Make recommendations, write/dictate orders and prescribe appropriate treatment.
Maximize opportunities for quality care.
Contribute to and participate in performance improvement.
Maintain appropriate and safe physical management skill requirements.
Documentation reflects nursing process, including individualized education and discharge planning needs of patient and family. Develop an individualized treatment plan with measurable goals that reflects understanding of treatment process.
Encourage family involvement in patient care. Respond to identified patient and family educational needs.
Support and follow legal requirements, hospital policy and procedures, medical staff bylaws and regulatory requirements.
Provide services that are in accordance with the state guidelines for Nurse Practitioners.
May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication.
Perform other functions and tasks as assigned.
Master's in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner program from an accredited college or university. Certification Program as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Clinical experience working with the patient population of the facility; ability to demonstrate knowledge of concepts of limit setting, therapeutic boundaries, crisis management, therapeutic treatment, environment and patient care. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license, maintain automobile insurance coverage and have access to an automobile, where facility requires. Minimum 1 year experience as an RN with the patient population of the facility line of business.
Current professional license, per state regulations/requirements, may also require a current DEA license.
First Aid, CPR, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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Registered Nurse Certified