Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Lower Shore Clinic, Inc. - Salisbury, MD (30+ days ago)


LOWER SHORE CLINIC (LSC) PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Personal stability, flexibility, energy and commitment to working with people recovering from severe mental illness.
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification; driver's license and safe driving record; reliable transportation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with professional and non-professional colleagues effectively and to provide clinical supervision to mental health professionals in a teamwork environment.
  • Formal training as a nurse practitioner with license(PMHNP) and insurability in the state of Maryland.
  • Appreciation of psychosocial rehabilitation concepts and experience with the public mental health population including crisis intervention, best practices in symptom management, and current medications.
  • Ability to meet credentialing and privileging requirements as set out in Policy and Procedures.

DUTIES:

1 Take part in all agency sponsored training programs required by supervisor.

  • Provide nurse practitioner services as scheduled to assigned caseload including assessment and prescription of medications.
  • Participate as required in team meetings to develop treatment plans and strategies for specific clients.
  • Provide training to staff as requested on general and specific treatment topics.
  • Collaborate in providing services to persons in acute mental health crisis to expedite their return to less restrictive environments through assessment, evaluation, and treatment planning within regulated time lines.
  • Assist in the recruitment, choice, and development of staff as requested by Clinic Director; review planning, documentation, and therapy for staff under clinical supervision.
  • Share responsibility with Clinic Director and other senior staff for the cost-effective operation of the clinic; make suggestions as needed; provide all necessary data for billing.
  • Enhance agency on-call response capability by being available to main on-call system for medications and clinical issues; no pager time required.
  • Ensure that the program and physical environment are safe for all clients, staff, and visitors and in accord with applicable agency policies or administrative regulations.
  • Ensure that clinic report writing and documentation is timely, accurate, and reflects a high professional standard.
  • Carry out duties at sites assigned and, by agreement, for other agencies by contract to LSC.
  • Using the electronic medical records, input data and following through seeing services to their completion.
  • Issues of ethics, legal aspects of clinical practice, and professional standards, including boundaries.
  • Maintain total confidentiality and adhere to HIPPA law, CARF accreditation standards and Maryland State Regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Clinic Director.

AUTHORITY: Position reports to the Clinic Director who will approve working schedule and provide evaluation.

CLASSIFICATION, SALARY AND BENEFITS:

Regular, full or part time, flexible schedule position; exempt from overtime; salary by letter of appointment

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $50.00 to $70.00 /hour