Nurse Practitioner
at HealthCare Recruiters International

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Description

JOB TITLE: PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER SUMMARY Work under the clinical direction of a Psychiatrist and collaborate with a multidisciplinary team in providing exceptional mental health and medical services to patients of all ages. Our providers deliver assessments, therapy, and on-going medication management, in an interdisciplinary team, to ensure the combination of therapy techniques and medication are used for the best patient outcomes. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Performs medical/ psychiatric assessments.

• Performs medical evaluations of new clients upon admission and performs psychiatric evaluations as needed.

• Responsible for Medication Management - prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities.

• Implements interventions to support the patient to regain or maintain physiologic stability, including but not limited to serving in the first assisting role.

• Diagnose behavior, emotional and psychological problems, and initiate treatments and make recommendations.

• Initiate, order, monitor and alter drug therapies and other therapies.

• Responsible for providing medications according to the approved formulary.

• Provides on-going client education. EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

• Master of Science in Nursing and Board Certified

• Current valid state medical license

• DEA license

• 1+ year experience in Psychiatric Mental Healthcare preferred, but not required.

• Ability to demonstrate an understanding of a variety of models and theories of addiction, mental illness, and related issues.

• Knowledge of philosophies, practices, policies, and outcomes of models of treatment recovery, relapse prevention, and continuing care for dually diagnosed populations.

• Understanding of diagnostic criteria for dual conditions and ability to conceptualize modalities and placement criteria within the continuum of care.

• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

• Ability to work with others and demonstrate leadership qualities.

• Bilingual: Fluency in Spanish preferred, but not required.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cape Coral, FL
  • Job Type: Nurse
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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