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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner NP

Mental Health Center of Denver Denver, CO
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, 401k, Dental

MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF DENVER
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse

The Mental Health Center of Denver has immediate need of a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

The Mental Health Center of Denver is a place for recovery, resilience and well-being, known locally and nationally as a model for innovative and effective community behavioral healthcare.

Consistently named Denver's Top Places to Work

The Mental Health Center of Denver has been named a Top Workplace by the Denver Post 7 years in a row! We believe that all people are resilient - they can and do recover from mental illness. At the Mental Health Center of Denver, we hire people dedicated to working towards that goal.

Position Summary:

Provide basic psychiatric clinical services to consumers at the assigned team(s) in accordance with state mandate for advanced practice nurses with prescriptive authority.

  • Provide direct psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnoses, and treatment of consumers.
  • Prescribing and administering medications, and assisting consumers 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

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.

Requirements

Education: Master of Science Psychiatric Nursing. Valid Prescriptive Authority in the State of Colorado in good standing.

Experience: 4 years of experience in relevant clinical setting with understanding of psychiatric services in the area of health and psychological assessment, clinical diagnosis, pharmacology, and direct consumer services.

Benefits

At Mental Health Center of Denver you will be part of a growing, dynamic not-for-profit organization committed to a diverse and ever-changing, work environment that rewards honesty, loyalty, commitment, and integrity. We are committed to continuously providing the highest level of quality services and standards for our consumers as well as our employees.

Our facility is approved by the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), and we offer our employees the opportunity to participate in our Loan Repayment Program. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Basic Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings 403(b), dollar for dollar company match up to 3.5%
  • Excellent Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays Off
  • Malpractice Insurance coverage
  • Additional Benefits

Mental Health Center of Denver

Why Work Here?

For the sixth year in a row, we are one of the Denver Post's top workplaces!

For the sixth year in a row, we are one of the Denver Post's top workplaces! Mental Health Center of Denver is a nationally recognized mental health provider that provides comprehensive, recovery-focused mental health and substance abuse services and partners with hundreds of businesses and other organizations to deliver a blanket of care including food, housing, education, and employment services to promote healthy and productive lives.

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Denver, CO 80207
Denver, CO
USA

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