Nurse Practitioner-Psychiatric NEW GRAD

Port Angeles, WA 98362

Posted: 06/12/2016 Job Number: 1436
Title: Nurse Practitioner-Psychiatric NEW GRAD
Location: Seattle, WA Metro Area

"Excellent salary-Comprehensive benefits-Sign-on bonus-Relocation expense-Tuition payback"

Overview
Currently we are under contract with our client seeking a Nurse Practitioner-Psychiatric Specialist-Integrated Care provides psychiatric assessment and treatment to clients in both the mental health center setting and primary care clinic setting. This includes Initial Psychiatric Evaluations, Primary Care Consultations, Hospital consultations, Medical treatment planning, coordination of care with Primary Care and Mental Health Center Treatment Teams and ongoing follow-up and management of Mental Health Center and Primary Care Patients. The ARNP-Integrated Care serves as consultant to other staff.

Essential Responsibilities
" Conducts and completes Initial Psychiatric Evaluations including diagnostic formulation, clinical risk assessment, and treatment recommendations for clients seeking Psychiatric services.
"Documents care within Federal, State and Medical department guidelines and standards.
" Prescribes, administers and reviews medications of assigned clients. Regularly monitors side effects of prescribed medications. Provides patients with information necessary to make informed consents.
" Orders and monitors laboratory studies, metabolic parameters, and other tests needed to safely monitor patients' ongoing psychiatric health.
" Provides direct patient care using appropriate, recognized modalities of treatment; prescribes medication; identifies the psycho-education and medication education needs of patients and/or families and provides appropriate learning opportunities.
" Provides clinical and caseload co-management with Primary Care Providers.
" Communicates on a regular basis with staff, families, outside agencies.
" Maintains thorough, timely clinical documentation.
" Works in a collegial manner with all clinical staff and departmental supervisors.
" Maintains standards of confidentiality.
" Routinely participates in the Performance Improvement process to address and resolve issues impacting quality.
" Although the typical workday is during normal business hours, some evening and weekend hours may be required.


Secondary Responsibilities
" Maintains professional licensures and credentials.
" Participates actively in professional organizations in order to further education, professional growth and networking.
" Provides in-service training for staff as follow up to educational conference attendance.
" Performs relevant administrative tasks according to Agency needs and expectations.
" Maintains high standards of professional conduct in relation to clients, staff and other community professionals.
" Responds to community needs for regular business hours availability, and may provide some evening and weekend consultations as the need arises.

Performance Expectations
" Provides, on average, a minimum of 50% productivity per week.
" Enters client records in electronic medical record within 24 hours of contact 95% of the time.
" Attends a minimum of 90% of required meetings, staffing, trainings and educational opportunities as scheduled.
" Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Qualifications
Education:
Advanced Nursing Degree from an accredited school.
Continuing Education Credits as required to maintain Licensure.

Licensure:
Current license as a Registered Nurse and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Authority in Washington State.
DEA Certification for Scheduled I-V Drugs.
Eligible for Credentialing with Olympic Medical Center.
Eligible for credentialing with various insurance panels.

Experience:
At least one year experience in treating a wide range of psychiatric conditions.

Preferred Licensure & Experience:
Credentials and licensure to treat children and adolescents.
One (1) year experience in Child/Adolescence Prescriptive treatment.














Compensation
This opening is a permanent, full-time position with an excellent salary, comprehensive benefits you would expect from a large health care company, tuition reimbursement and more.

Gene Doeker
President

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