Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH Nurse)
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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016
Opportunities Industrial Center (OIC)
Rocky Mount, NC
JOB DESCRIPTIONOIC seeks a full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to support the expansion and enhancement of our outpatient behavioral health program. While collaborating with each client s primary care provider, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will assess clients and provide them treatment utilizing Evidence Based Practice. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Conducts psychiatric evaluation and formulates accurate diagnoses in accordance with the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM). Manages prescribed medication, performs mental status examinations, develops and presents clear clinical impressions and recommendations that are specific and attainable. Provides therapeutic interventions appropriate to specific problems. Develops and documents clear clinical formulations. Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and effective modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations. Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner. Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings and supervision. Meets direct service productivity goals as defined by program. Demonstrates knowledge of program/department/agency goals and target outcomes, and adheres to practice standards and to data collection and reporting protocols. Documents all client related information in compliance with agency policy. Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives. Communicates in a professional, positive, and effective manner with all clients, families, and collaborating professionals.
EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS: Must hold Advanced Practice Registered Nurse or Physician Assistant License with specialty training in Psychiatric Care and prefer 2 years of clinical care experience. Must hold registration and licensure with the NC Board of Medical Examiners. Active DEA controlled substance registration is required.