Job Description

 

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Centers Health Care is actively seeking to hire a Nurse Practitioner to work with residents who require Psychiatric care for our Skilled Nursing Facilities.

Excellent Compensation and Comprehensive Benefits Package provided!

Room for growth!!

Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of psychopathology and its treatment; models of behavior change/management; psychotherapeutic processes and modalities; cognitive and personality factors; a broad range of psychological evaluative procedures and instruments available for diagnostic and treatment planning purposes; and be a licensed Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. 

DUTIES and REQUIREMENTS:

  • Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional manner
  • Contributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.
  • Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical histories
  • Documents patient care services by charting in patient and department records
  • Performs therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infections
  • Instructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenance
  • Provides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plans
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Develops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunities
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Health Promotion and Maintenance, Thoroughness, Clinical Skills, Informing Others, Medical Teamwork,  Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Administering Medication, Pain Management, Self-Development

 

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