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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health/Non-profit)

Volunteers of America Chesapeake and Carolina's (V Greenbelt, MD

  • Posted: January 07, 2021
  • Full-Time

Job DetailsLevelExperiencedJob LocationCCBHC - Greenbelt, MDPosition TypeFull Time - 40 Plus BenefitsEducation LevelLicensed Professional ObtainedSalary Range$120,000.00 - $125,000.00 Salary/yearTravel PercentageUp to 25%Job ShiftFlex ShiftJob CategoryBehavioral and Mental Health ServicesFUNCTION:Under direction of the Medical Director, provide psychiatric services supervision and direction to mental health and substance abuse services; engage in psychiatric care; provide medical supervision and administrative direction to subordinate medical and support staff; develop protocols and standardized procedures; conduct psychiatric evaluations; make diagnosis and prescribe medical and rehabilitative treatment; supervise and direct the medical aspects of treatments; provide medical triage and treatment authorizations via the telephone; prescribe medications; provide medical supervision to mid-level practitioners; act as physician member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team; confer with staff and patients and their families regarding diagnosis and treatment; recommend hospitalization or other indicated services; make referrals to specialists as appropriate; may conduct assessments; provides clinical assessments and crisis interventions for psychiatric emergencies; plan and prepare standardized procedures and protocols; conduct in-service training; assure that medical care meets quality assurance standards; assure that quality primary outpatient medical care is provided for high-risk patients at the lowest cost; order laboratory tests and evaluate results; assure that patients medical charts and records are accurate and meet legal and medical requirements; may provide medical consultation to private physicians, health care professionals and community groups on public health matters; prepare records and reports; input, access and analyze data using a computer; attend/facilitate meetings.REQUIREMENTS:Current Licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland.Minimum two (2) to four (4) years of experience practicing primary care within a community health center (FQHC) or Clinic and a concentration/experience with child or adolescent psychiatry or addiction psychiatry desired. Pursuit of Board Certification in Addiction Medicine or Child Psychiatry a plus. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and/or adegree in nursing or related field a plus.

Degrees from outside of the United States must be reviewed and accepted by the World Educational Services and validated. Must have a current DEA certification.Must have CPR/First Aide certification. Trained in cultural competency and working with diverse populations.

Must have experience with electronic medical records systems foothold/awards Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual in any language a plus.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:Provide medical and administrative direction and supervision to subordinate professional, technical and clerical staff.Perform medical diagnosis and treatment.Evaluate and review the work of subordinate or other medical providers for appropriate diagnosis, treatment and chart documentation.Plan and prepare protocols and standardized procedures.Work effectively with departmental staff, private physicians, clients and others contracted in the course of work.Maintain effective relationships with other County Departments, County policy makers and community health stakeholdersParticipate in the analysis, evaluation and planning of health or mental health programs.Prepare clear and concise written and oral reports.Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.Conduct in-service training programs.Use standard computer systems.Review appropriate paperwork for documentation of clinical services and medical assessments.Perform other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The physical ability to travel to assigned locations, stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment.Move and lift light objects up to 30 pounds such as mail, supplies, files, and equipment.Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements.

The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time. OTHER DUTIES:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

REQUIREMENTS:Current Licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the State of Maryland.Minimum two (2) to four (4) years of experience practicing primary care within a community health center (FQHC) or Clinic and a concentration/experience with child or adolescent psychiatry or addiction psychiatry desired. Pursuit of Board Certification in Addiction Medicine or Child Psychiatry a plus. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and/or a degree in nursing or related field a plus.

Degrees from outside of the United States must be reviewed and accepted by the World Educational Services and validated. Must have a current DEA certification.Must have CPR/First Aide certification. Trained in cultural competency and working with diverse populations.

Must have experience with electronic medical records systems foothold/awards Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office Suites. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Bilingual in any language a plus.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:Provide medical and administrative direction and supervision to subordinate professional, technical and clerical staff.Perform medical diagnosis and treatment.Evaluate and review the work of subordinate or other medical providers for appropriate diagnosis, treatment and chart documentation.Plan and prepare protocols and standardized procedures.Work effectively with departmental staff, private physicians, clients and others contracted in the course of work.Maintain effective relationships with other County Departments, County policy makers and community health stakeholdersParticipate in the analysis, evaluation and planning of health or mental health programs.Prepare clear and concise written and oral reports.Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.Conduct in-service training programs.Use standard computer systems.Review appropriate paperwork for documentation of clinical services and medical assessments.Perform other duties as assigned.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:The physical requirements described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. The physical ability to travel to assigned locations, stand, stoop, bend, reach, pull, push, lift, grasp, climb, talk, see, hear and perform basic and light home maintenance activities, and operate office equipment.Move and lift light objects up to 30 pounds such as mail, supplies, files, and equipment.Operating office equipment requiring continuous or repetitive hand/arm movements.

The ability to remain in a sitting position for extended periods of time. OTHER DUTIES:Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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