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Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry Mental Health

Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc. Kansas City ,KS
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Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Psychiatric & Mental Health Mid-Level Practitioner. This position works out of the Kansas City, KS area as part of the Medical Service team..

May be within a specialized area of focus such as serving specific populations, including children, adults, and patients with dual diagnosis of mental illness and intellectual or developmental disabilities. Job duties include the following:

  • Provides ongoing review, assessment, and medical management of patients; performs regular and emergent follow-up assessments; supervises assessments and medication reviews by nursing staff; educates the patient and /or parent/guardian about the identified illness, potential benefits/risks of recommended and alternative treatment modalities, and prognosis; monitors outcomes, needs for revision of diagnosis and/or medication regime and works with other staff to coordinate services.
  • Completes documentation for direct services provided; prepares other documentation and reviews, approves, revises, and provides signatory responsibility for various client related documents prepared by other staff; provides consultation to non-medical and interdisciplinary professional staff concerning patients for whom the practitioner carries responsibility; provides consultation regarding patients with complex or unique needs; provides professional education and training to other staff.
  • Develops treatment plans; participates in case conferences and consults with physicians, clinicians, other professional staff, clients, and families and coordinates with other service providers in developing, monitoring, and adjusting a comprehensive, individualized treatment plan.
  • Prescribes medication under protocol; administers approved treatment and medication as directed; orders and/or performs laboratory and screening tests in accordance with approved protocols; provides and evaluates patient care according to protocols and quality assurance criteria; reviews and prepares protocols for approval by physician staff.
  • Conducts evaluations of clients by performing individual histories, assessments, and diagnostic evaluations determining the need for medication(s) and other diagnostic investigations; determines the most appropriate intervention, treatment, or procedure.
  • Performs crisis intervention; assists clinical staff in mitigating crisis situations; recommends and administers medication to patients in crisis situations; evaluates patients for voluntary and involuntary commitment; signs commitment for clients requiring hospitalization.

Excellent benefits available day 1; 40 hour week; (first and last half hour is always paperwork; no holidays; no weekends

12 to 14 clients a day

Qualifications

Master’s degree in Nursing.


Two years’ experience in Psychiatric Specialty, in a Community Mental Health Center or relevant setting;

Licenses in the State of Kansas as a Mid-level Practitioner such as an APRN or PA-C.; Certification in a Psychiatric Specialty is preferred.

New grads welcome.

 

 

Company Description
Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in healthcare recruitment. Founded in 1992, we have helped thousands of physicians, surgeons, therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals find rewarding positions in high quality facilities throughout the United States and abroad. From your first contact with one of our highly specialized recruiters, you will begin to experience the Julia Edmunds difference.

Our specialties include recruitment for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Surgeons, Respiratory Therapists, Staff Nurses, Allied Health professionals, Director-level professionals, healthcare finance and IT professionals, and more.

We have various clients located nationwide including long term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, short term rehab, acute care hospital systems, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health care agencies and travel affiliates.

Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc.

Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in healthcare recruitment. Founded in 1992, we have helped thousands of physicians, surgeons, therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals find rewarding positions in high quality facilities throughout the United States and abroad. From your first contact with one of our highly specialized recruiters, you will begin to experience the Julia Edmunds difference. Our specialties include recruitment for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Surgeons, Respiratory Therapists, Staff Nurses, Allied Health professionals, Director-level professionals, healthcare finance and IT professionals, and more. We have various clients located nationwide including long term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, short term rehab, acute care hospital systems, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health care agencies and travel affiliates.

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Kansas City, KS
USA

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