Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 1/1/2017

The Canyon at Peace Park MALIBU, CA

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Masters Degree


Foundations Recovery Network (FRN) is the premier
provider of integrated treatment for co-occurring
addiction and mental health concerns, offering
residential and outpatient services nationwide. At each
facility, we focus on patient-centered care and an
individualized approach, upholding a high standard of
innovative treatment and compassionate attention to each
patient s needs. We are committed to providing and
promoting evidence-based treatment for individuals with
co-occurring disorders through clinical services,
education, and research. Our purpose is to create
lifetime relationships for long-term recovery.
Everything we do is designed to support recovery in a
comprehensive way, addressing the needs of the whole
person: physically, emotionally, mentally, and
spiritually. We provide the foundation; you build the
The Canyon at Peace Park is a private, secluded retreat
in the beautiful hills of Malibu, California. Our
treatment philosophy is simple: specialized,
cutting-edge care, recovery plans tailored to the
individual, a supreme healing environment, and a program
that addresses both substance use and co-occurring
mental health conditions. In a compassionate, fine-tuned
approach, we treat the whole person.
FRN is currently seeking a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse
Practitioner, to provide effective treatment and
physical well-being to residential patients, and consult
with the program staff. The ideal candidate will have
the ability to inspire our clients confidence in both
our staff and the FRN Model of Treatment. This position
will be located at Foundations Recovery Network s
facility, The Canyon at Peace Park, located in Malibu,
As a Psychiatric Licensed Nurse Practitioner, how would
you like to work in a setting where you can really spend
quality time with your patients and work closely with
the treatment staff? How would you feel about the
experience and reward you feel when your patients are
genuinely recovering? We are totally committed to
integrating mental health and addictions and we do
life-changing work here at Foundations Recovery Network.
Are you ready to make a difference?
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Performs routine and emergent comprehensive
clinical/psychiatric evaluations and
psycho-pharmacologic treatment of patients at admission
and ongoing, completing documentation of all evaluations
and treatment visits on the day of the session and
according to FRN documentation requirements
Participates in treatment planning team meetings and
after-care planning
Ensures timely meetings with clients and provides
timely documentation of related notes
Ensures delivery of emergency medical care when the
patient s attending physician is unavailable
Monitors lab levels and specialty tests
Practices according to industry standards for
psychopharmacologic treatment
Communicates with Medical Director and treatment team
regarding status and treatment of patients
Provides input into clinical staffing
Actively participates in regular supervision sessions
with Medical Director
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to inspire client confidence in the FRN Staff
and the FRN Model of Treatment
Ability to consistently demonstrate, through conduct
and communications, the stability required to
effectively assist patients and their family members
through the FRN Model of Treatment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must have high level of interpersonal skills, as
position continually requires demonstrated poise,
professionalism, tact, and diplomacy
Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to
prioritize workload and meet deadlines
Ability to demonstrate understanding of a variety of
models and theories of addiction, MI, and related issues
Knowledge of philosophies, practices, policies and
outcomes of models of treatment, recovery, relapse
prevention, and continuing care for dually diagnosed
Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer
software applications in word processing, spreadsheets,
and presentations (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Understands need for and maintains appropriate
confidentiality at all times when interacting with
patients, residents, families, visitors, referral
sources, and all other contacts
Understanding of diagnostic criteria for dual
conditions and ability to conceptualize modalities and
placement criteria within the continuum of care
Exhibits excellent customer relations skills as
evidenced by supportive and constructive communication
with all contacts including coworkers, patients,
residents, visitors, families, and referral sources
Education and Experience
Must possess an active, unencumbered license as a
Nurse Practitioner with specialty in addiction medicine
and/or psychiatry.
Expertise treating patients with mental illness and
chemical dependency
Board eligible or Board certified as a Nurse
Minimum 2 years experience working in with
co-occurring disorders
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a
rewarding career, please take a moment to share your
background and experience with us by applying online.
FRN offers competitive compensation, commensurate with
experience, and benefits programs including medical,
dental, life insurance, and 401K.
FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone
calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms
to any employee at FRN via email, the Internet, or in
any form and/or method without a valid written search
agreement in place for this position will be deemed the
sole property of FRN. No fee will be paid in the event
the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the
referral or through other means.