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Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Covenant Youth Empowerment Atlanta, GA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking for experienced Nurse Practioners (APRN) to provide Verified Diagnostic Evaluations and nursing assessments for children, adolescent and adults with behavioral and mental health and/or substance abuse disorders throughout the Metro-Atlanta area. The ideal candidate will have psychiatric nursing experience, have a Nursing degree and be licensed to practice in Georgia. Must be willing to travel to the homes of our consumers.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct non-medical Diagnostic Evaluation to verify diagnosis
  • Perform physical nursing assessment and uses the information to develop a preliminary nursing plan
  • Collect vital signs and specimens (urine, saliva, or hair) for specific testing
  • Conduct and monitor ADLs (Activity of Daily Living Skills) and provide skills training as needed
  • Provide psycho-education regarding mental illness and the effects and side effects of prescribed medications
  • Conduct symptom check-up and management efforts directed to help each client identify/target the symptoms and occurrence patterns of his or her mental illness and develop methods (internal, behavioral, or adaptive) to help lessen the effects
  • Generous psychological support to clients, both on a planned and as-needed basis, to help them accomplish their personal goals, to cope with the stressors of day-to-day living, and to recover
  • May teach in an individual or group setting behavioral symptom management techniques to alleviate and manage symptoms not reduced by medication and/or adaptation/coping techniques for internal and external stresses
  • Provide medical documentation to accompany consumers on medical appointments
  • Provide education about medication, benefits and risk, and obtain informed consent to staff and clients
  • Assess and document the client's mental illness symptoms and behavior in response to medication and shall monitor and document medication side effects
  • Recommend medication adjustment to physician
  • Administer medications per state guidelines to consumers for which they were prescribed
  • Collaborate closely with the Team Psychiatrist in assessment, treatment planning, medication issues, general healthcare, medical and psychosocial approaches, and a review of each client's progress and treatment

Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Nursing; licensed in Georgia; and 2 years of psychiatric nursing experience (preferred)
  • Computer literate
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting and have a positive, flexible, and solution-focused attitude and the ability to multitask
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Positive, flexible, and solution-focused attitude.

Office location:

3469 Lawrenceville Hwy. Suite 301 Tucker, GA 30084

Company Description
Covenant Youth Empowerment is a mental health and behavioral health counseling service. CYE's mission is to provide services that bring normalcy to the lives of the clients we serve. Our core values are patience, integrity, respect, love, and creativity.

Our approach to treatment focuses on the strengths of the client, not their weaknesses. By doing so, we create support systems, present growth opportunities and services that promote good mental health.

Those qualities in combination with a staff of patient, loving, caring, and qualified professionals make us an unbeatable team. We are a CORE Agency providing community based (home, schools, and other community places). We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care to clients, with ages ranging from 5 years to 64 years. Our clients come from diverse backgrounds and have various mental health and/or counseling needs.

We are currently seeking outpatient Master's, Associate Licensed, and fully Licensed Therapists.

Covenant Youth Empowerment

Covenant Youth Empowerment is a mental health and behavioral health counseling service. CYE's mission is to provide services that bring normalcy to the lives of the clients we serve. Our core values are patience, integrity, respect, love, and creativity. Our approach to treatment focuses on the strengths of the client, not their weaknesses. By doing so, we create support systems, present growth opportunities and services that promote good mental health. Those qualities in combination with a staff of patient, loving, caring, and qualified professionals make us an unbeatable team. We are a CORE Agency providing community based (home, schools, and other community places). We pride ourselves in providing the highest quality of care to clients, with ages ranging from 5 years to 64 years. Our clients come from diverse backgrounds and have various mental health and/or counseling needs. We are currently seeking outpatient Master's, Associate Licensed, and fully Licensed Therapists.

Address

3469 lawrencevillen hwy tucker ga

Atlanta, GA
USA
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