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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Crisis Preparation & Recovery
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides professional behavioral health medication management services designed to decrease the impact of behavioral health disorders and other emotional disturbances. The primary responsibility is to provide assessment and treatment; which requires the application of specialized knowledge in the area of medications and behavioral health diagnosis. Work is conducted on an independent basis but is regularly reviewed to ensure that caseload is properly managed, clients are progressing satisfactorily and treatments and `interventions are done in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations. Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written skills to communicate in a professional manner with clients
  • Strong clinical skills to diagnose and treat behavioral health issues
  • Attention we to detail and able to problem solve and work independently.
  • DSM-V diagnosis
  • Current medication and treatments
  • Ability to work within an electronic medical record system (EMR)Duties:
    • Obtains and accurately documents relevant health histories, with emphasis on mental health
    • Performs comprehensive psychiatric
    • Elicits information from multiple sources using assessment techniques that are appropriate to the client's language, culture and developmental stage
    • Prescribes psychotropic and related medications based on clinical indicators
    • Meets productivity requirements
    • Educates clients, and family members if appropriate, on a variety of health related topics
    • Participates in emergency response activities as assigned
    • Maintains required training, licensure, and/or certification
    • Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to patient privacy laws
    • Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of other ethnic groups, cultures, and sexual orientations
    • Available to respond to clients and/or customers including after hours availability
    • Attend staff meetings
    • Meet with Medical Director as needed
    • Follow protocols for documentation per Bureau of Medical Facilities Licensing (BMFL), hospital, insurance company guidelines, and standard practices of care.
    • Other duties as assignedQualifications and Education Requirements:
      • Master's Degree in Advanced Practice Nursing from a program that was fully accredited during the entire time of the practitioner's attendance. Must supply copies of degrees and transcripts as requested.
      • Current, unrestricted license issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing. Current Board Certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Other Items:
        • Must comply with training and supervision requirements during first 90 days of employment, and throughout employment.
        • All licensed, certified or registered staff will be monitored regarding restrictions, Medicare/Medicaid sanctions, criminal violations, subsequent malpractice actions and any settlement made on behalf of practitioner.
        • Provide evidence of professional liability insurance coverage in the amount acceptable, minimum $1/$3 million
        • All CPR clinical staff is required to apply for, and/or present and maintain, within 7 days of hire, a Class One Fingerprint Clearance card. If application is necessary, a copy must be submitted to include in personnel file until card is received. Also to provide a copy of the card upon any renewal. This includes any volunteers, interns and administrative staff positions as needed.
        • Valid driver's license and auto insurance must be maintained at all time. Must maintain current CPR/First Aid card.
        • All nurse practitioners at CPR are required to carry individual malpractice insurance.
        • All expirables to be renewed and submitted 30 days prior to expiration date. It is the duty of the licensee to keep all expirables active and current and report any mandated change to the Board immediately. #IND PI177518684

Keywords: Crisis Preparation & Recovery, Scottsdale , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Scottsdale, Arizona

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