Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Location: Astoria, OR
Date Posted: 16-05-2017
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will perform evaluations, consultations and brief treatment for patients. He/She will assume initial responsibility for the prescribing, monitoring and stabilization for patients who have been prescribed medications.  He/She will conduct medication follow-up for patients that have been evaluated and are in need of ongoing care. The PMHNP will work in conjunction with the Psychiatrist on patient medication management.  The PMHNP will also participate in supervision with consulting psychiatrist.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with Behavioral Health Director to implement model of service integration, policies and procedures to support integrated behavioral health services;
  • Work with EMR Analyst and medical leadership to improve documentation of behavioral health visits within the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), GE Centricity;
  • Offer consultation/supervision as needed to medical providers and integrated care programs.
  • Perform psychiatric evaluations, consultations and brief treatment for patients
  • Assume initial responsibility for the prescribing, monitoring and stabilization for patients who have been prescribed medications;
  • Conduct medication follow-up for patients that have been evaluated and are in need of ongoing care;
  • Provide consultation to medical providers on psychotropic medication management;
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary team meetings in Primary Care/Behavioral Health integrated care model;
  • Participate in quarterly training for medical and behavioral health staff on and psychotropic medication management for diagnoses commonly treated in a primary care setting;
  • Work in conjunction with Psychiatrist on patient medication management and the provision of staff training;
  • Participate in supervision with consulting psychiatrist
Minimum Basic Knowledge:
1. Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
2. State APRN License

Requirements and Qualifications:
1. Strong commitment and experience in community health.
2. Interest/experience in Addiction Medicine.
3. Ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary team and providers in a primary care setting.
4. Strong commitment to providing treatment that is compassionate and competent.
5. Ability to provide culturally competent services for patients depending on their individual needs and preferences.



 
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