Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric Mental Health

City
Apache Junction, Casa Grande
State
AZ
Position Id
1300

Expect Excellence. Work in a beautiful facility, with beautiful grounds, 30 minutes from a big city. Located in a semi rural city outside of Phoenix, Arizona, this is a great place to serve a community and have a low key lifestyle. Enjoy the climate, sunshine and beautiful deserts.

JOB TITLE:

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Rural Arizona)

LOCATION:

Central Arizona

INDUSTRY:

Healthcare

DEPARTMENT:

Facility Wide

REPORTS TO:

Medical Director

TYPE OF POSITION:

Full-Time

SPECIAL COMMITMENTS:

U.S. Veterans and Native Americans

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NPP) is responsible for providing psychiatric services and care to the agency’s children and adult population in community clinic practices, including clinical diagnosis, prognosis, medication management, and discharge planning.

RESPONSIBILITIES include but not limited to:

  • Provide psychiatric assessment.
  • Provide clarification of clinical diagnosis.
  • Recommend treatment options
  • Review patient’s progress
  • Attend and provide feedback in case conferences.
  • Prescribe psychotropic medication as appropriate for client care.
  • Recommend discharge and aftercare planning.
    Provide client education on mental health issues and strategies for recovery
  • Sign and abide by the provisions of at least one Collaborative Practice Agreement with a psychiatrist employed by JBFCS.
  • Other duties as assigned.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

· Education Requirements

· Experience Requirements

· Licenses/Certifications/

Registrations

· Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities

· A Nurse Practitioner degree with specialized training and experience in Psychiatry, BSN preferred

· Experience with Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse

· Minimum of 1-2 years’ experience in a hospital setting

· Current Arizona Nursing License- RN

· Current BLS and ACLS required. PALS preferred

· A current DEA registration for the prescribing of controlled substances

· Excellent communication skills

· Ability to care for adult to geriatric patients

· Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply

BENEFITS:

N/A

COMPENSATION:

DOE

To apply for this position, contact:

Call: Rene Pelayo at 602-788-5890 x116 Email: Rene@apnusa.com

See more opportunities at www.apnusa.com

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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