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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Outpatient

  1. Nursing
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  3. Awakenings
  4. prairie village

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Company Description

DiscoveryMD multi-center practice is looking for a qualified candidate to join our fast-growing company. DiscoveryMD, part of the Discovery Behavioral Health family of brands, prides itself with its clinical excellence of utilizing interventional psychiatry treatment such as TMS and ketamine, along with other evidence-based therapies that help patients reach their mental health goals and gain a new sense of hope for a brighter future.

 

Compensation range is from $65 - $80 per hour and is dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our employees with their professional and personal development by providing:   

  • 401(k) 
  • Healthcare benefits  
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program 
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc. 
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training 
  • Weekly training opportunities  
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

Job Description

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for proving psychiatric assessments and ongoing treatment to all clients. Maintains open communication lines with Executive Director, Medical Director, Director of Nursing, facility staff, attending clinicians, clients and families. Liaisons with community agencies, vendors, and payor of health services.

Responsibilities

  • Under the direction of the Medical Director and or acting as the Medical Director, provides psychiatric assessments, ongoing medication monitoring and discharge assessments of all clients.
    • If acting as Medical Director, responisbilities include meeting state regulatory, licensing and accredidation requirements
  • Assists in the coordination and integration of medical/nursing services with other client care services to ensure continuity of care for each client.
  • Participating in team conferences with the multidisciplinary team and the client care committee (if the facility chooses to establish a client care committee).
  • Attends and participates in all “in-service” functions.
  • Assists with emergency situations and make immediate referrals.
  • Maintains the Confidential nature of all clients and facility activities.
  • Maintains required Training & Continuing Education.
  • Maintains Standards of Ethical Conduct.
  • Complies with all Policies and Procedures.
  • Effectively communicates concerns about client health to the Medical Director/Director of Nursing and follows up as necessary.
  • Facilitates medication education for new clients and for all other clients starting new medications.
  • Meets with therapists to provide information about client psychiatric/medical problems.
  • Assists the treatment team in incorporating medical issues into treatment planning.
  • Participate in regular department meetings and staff meetings.
  • Maintains effective communication between outside medical services and the facility.
  • Keeps and shares records and equipment.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement, Utilization Review, Fire & Disaster Committees, and others as requested.
  • Maintains up-to-date training in CPR, First Aid, Infection Control, Fire Safety, and other areas mandated by organizational policies.
  • Provides prompt on-call telephone coverage when needed/scheduled
  • Will be responsive and available to nursing for any medical, psychiatric or detox orders for both emergent cases and admissions during on-call hours.
  • Will work with nursing leadership team to ensure protocols are in place to proactively address issues that can be handled without on-call contacts.
  • Works closely with the Medical Director and Nursing Director ensuing all relevant protocols are followed

This is a part time position working Mondays and Fridays, from 9-5. 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at discoverymd.com


Qualifications

  • Graduate from an accredited/approved Registered Nursing program nurse
  • Licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse, maintains current licensure per state requirements. Maintains current CPR.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in a program dealing with the management of addictions or behavioral health issues, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.
  • Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication; Written skills.
  • Experience managing a staff.
  • Knowledge of State & Federal Statutes Regarding Patient Confidentiality laws.
  • Knowledge of Drug-Free Workplace Policies.
  • Knowledge of Workplace Violence.
  • Knowledge of Corporate Integrity & Compliance Program.
  • Knowledge of Safety Management/ Infection/ Risk Management.

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.  


Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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