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Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN)
Summary
Title:Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN)
ID:4484
Department:Psychiatric Services
Salary Range:N/A
Employment Status:Full-time
Description
Summary of Position

Responsible for providing diagnostic evaluations and conducting medication clinics, meeting the standards of the profession and the agency.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Completes initial psychiatric assessments based on current DSM/ICD regulations and in accordance with agency timelines.

  • Completes medical records and other documentation in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with policy and procedure.

  • Reviews diagnosis, evaluation and treatment plans in collaboration with clients and/or interdisciplinary staff as appropriate.

  • Prescribes medications and monitors client’s biological and psychological response. When appropriate, meets with client’s significant other(s), providing education about prescribed medications.

  • Provides crisis intervention and evaluation when needed.

  • Works with other clinical staff to ensure necessary and appropriate resource linkage.

  • Works in cooperative and problem-solving manner with other TCMHS departments and community agencies.

  • Represents agency in cooperative, positive manner, identifying and reporting any concerns regarding improvement of the service delivery system.

  • Actively contributes to the functioning of the treatment team, informing members of issues impacting care in a succinct and timely manner.

  • Consistently meets billable expectations.

  • Maintain knowledge of agency technology programs and/or systems needed to do the job and use them effectively.

  • Other duties and/or responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Master's degree
  • Active Missouri License as an Adult and/or Child Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Board Certification preferred
  • BLS certification required
  • Annual TB screening required
  • 3-5 years prior experience minimum; 5+ years preferred
  • Valid driver's license/Missouri required minimum insurance coverage, transportation, and the ability to work at off-site clinic as needed
    

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