Part Time Nurse Practitioner

Cyega Mental Health Services - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)


Cyega Mental Health provides Case Management, Therapy, and Medication Management services to children, adolescents, and adults!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

We're expanding! We currently seek a Nurse Practitioner with Psychiatric Background for our South Loop Location to work with individuals, families, groups, and communities assessing their mental health needs! * All services as it relates to this position will be completed in office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Develop a nursing diagnosis and plan of care, implement the nursing process, and evaluate for effectiveness
  • Assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with psychiatric disorders using full scope of therapeutic skills, including the prescription of medication and administration of psychotherapy
  • Prescribe appropriate medications
  • Contribute to the success of the clinic through quality improvement initiatives
  • Maintain professional working relationships with all clients,as well as the public
  • Knowledgeable of policies and procedures for safe work practices
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal issues, including patient confidentially and risk management in all aspects of patients care
  • Ensure smooth communication with other health professionals for effective clinic services to patients
  • Collaborate with the Medical and Behavioral Health departments through participation in team meetings that review mental illness, social services, medication management, and other such topics relevant to direct patient care
  • Participate in ongoing staff development training to maintain and improve personal knowledge base

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing with a Master’s degree
  • Possession of a valid California license as an PMHNP with furnishing number
  • DEA Controlled Substances Registration Certificate
  • Current CPR/BLS certification
  • Mission-driven and passionate about community health issues
  • Experience in a community health center setting providing psychiatric care to under-served populations preferred
  • Experience in administration of health programs and staff supervision preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Electronic Medical Records

* NO BENEFITS OFFERED AT THIS TIME

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $60.00 to $65.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Mental Health: 1 year

Education:

  • Master's

Location:

  • Houston, TX

License:

  • Nurse Practitioner