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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

at The Mental Health Center of Denver

Posted: 10/16/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3W2NY6K5PRVQ91ST83
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Job Description

Job Description

As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, you will be responsible for providing specialty health care and direct psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnoses, and treatment of consumers. You will also ensure the correct administration of medications, monitoring the results of medicated treatments, preparing care plans, collaborating with attending psychiatrist to maximize efficiency of psychiatric services, including partial coverage in psychiatrist.

SALARY RANGE: $120,000 - $135,000

Other responsibilities include:

  • Prescribing and administering medications, and assisting consumer s in medication management in collaboration with the attending psychiatrist under state guidelines:
    • A stabilized severe and persistently illness
    • An acute self-limiting condition (condition with a defined diagnosis, predictable outcome, and is not threatening to life or limb)
  • Providing consultation to staff, participating in staff conferences and serving on committees
  • Providing coverage for psychiatric emergencies, including mental health hold evaluations
  • Completing medical records and reports, and providing needed referrals to medical services for psychiatric consumers
  • Coordinating consumer care with respect to access to services, lab tests, case management, primary clinician, outreach services, other agencies related to the consumer’s care
  • Contacting pharmaceutical companies in regard to educational materials, samples, and other information
  • Performing other related duties as assigned by Program Manager

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
* Provide direct psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnoses, and treatment of consumers.
* Prescribe and administer medications, and assist consumer s in medication management in collaboration with the attending psychiatrist under state guidelines:
o A stabilized severe and persistently illness
o An acute self-limiting condition (condition with a defined diagnosis, predictable outcome, and is not threatening to life or limb).
* Collaborate with attending psychiatrist to maximize efficiency of psychiatric services, including partial coverage in psychiatrist.
* Provide consultation to staff, participate in staff conferences and serve on committees.
* Provide coverage for psychiatric emergencies, including mental health hold evaluations.
* Complete medical records and reports, and provide needed referrals to medical services for psychiatric consumers.
* Coordinate consumer care with respect to access to services, lab tests, case management, primary clinician, outreach services, other agencies related to the consumer’s care.
* Contact pharmaceutical companies in regard to educational materials, samples, and other information.
* Other related duties as assigned by Program Manager.

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