Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Bisbee, Arizona. This and other nurse practitioner jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com Hiring a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Bisbee, Arizona
Monday - Friday
Salary + Benefits
3 years experience
Relocation assistance if needed POSITION SUMMARY The psychiatric nurse practitioner provides outpatient services for the promotion of optimal mental health, prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance in a rural health clinic setting. This includes the assessment, diagnosis, and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Conduct initial psychiatric evaluations for patients based on referral from primary care providers.Provide appropriate diagnoses and treatment plans.Evaluate and prescribe medication as indicated.Order labs and review results with patients and referring providersFunction as a member of a multi-disciplinary teamPrepares accurate timely medical records of all services rendered including psychiatric and medical history and medication follow up.Provides coordination of care with outside providers, including primary care services.Communicates and collaborates with pharmacies for timely and accurate refill of prescriptions.Facilitates client linkage to community-based primary care providers.Provides staff training on various topics related to the provision of Medical and Psychiatric services to our target population.Attends staff meetings, trainings, and other required meetings. QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDS Current Board Certification (ANCC) as a Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerCurrent and Unrestricted State of Arizona Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner License Current and Unrestricted DEA licenseThree Years of Experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Primarily office & administrative position. WORKING CONDITIONS Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental conditions, such as infectious/communicable diseases, noise, blood, and blood-borne diseases, chemicals and/or chemical fumes, odors, gases and dust. Exposure to distressed patients, families, or visitors. Able to function effectively under stressful situations.