Psychiatric APRN (NP or CNS) - Remote Telepsychiatry

FasPsych, LLC - United States4.0

Full-time | Part-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $77,000 a year
Skills

Job Description General Summary: Provides psychiatric services via video teleconference to eligible persons receiving services at an originating site (CMHC, FQHC, hospital, jail, etc.). Essential Duties and Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assess and evaluate adults/adolescents/children experiencing symptoms of a behavioral health disorder.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data/information and test or examine findings to diagnose nature and extent of behavioral health disorder(s).
  • Prescribe, and/or direct psychotherapeutic treatments or medication to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
  • Collaborate with physicians, advance practice nurses, psychologists, social workers, nurses, or other professionals to discuss service plans and progress.
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained via self-report, relatives, and other professionals.
  • Counsel patients during appointments as necessary.
  • Design/participate in the development of individualized service plans, using a variety of treatments.
  • Examine or order laboratory or diagnostic tests for patients to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
  • Advise and inform guardians, relatives, and significant others of patient’s conditions and treatment when clinically appropriate.
  • Review and evaluate treatment procedures and outcomes of other psychiatrists and medical professionals.
  • Prepare and submit assessments, progress notes, reports and summaries to entities/agencies as required by organization where placed.
  • Perform direct services/consultations via telephone in the event that telepsychiatry equipment is temporarily inoperable.
  • Return calls and emails promptly (within 24 hours of receipt or sooner if clinically necessary).
  • Follow the chain of command at the organization where placed (e.g. clinical issues should be brought to the attention of the placement organization’s medical director etc.)
  • Abide by the policies and procedures of the organization where placed.

Required Credentials

  • Graduation from a state certified advance practice program specializing in a psychiatry/mental health;
  • ANCC certification in one of the following areas:
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Child/Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • An unrestricted license to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN)
  • An unrestricted DEA registration in each state where direct services will be provided;
  • A state-issued Controlled Substance Registration (CSR) in each state where direct services will be provided (if required by state);
  • Registration with the state Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) in each state where direct services will be provided (if required by state);
  • No suspension/exclusion/debarment from participation in federal health care programs (e.g. Medicare, Medicaid, SCHIP);
  • Professional liability insurance – with minimum limits of $1,000,000 per occurrence and $3,000,000 aggregate.

Experience

  • 1 year providing direct patient care to persons receiving treatment for psychiatric disorders is preferred.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Experience:

  • One Year: 1 year (Required)