Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Full Time - Fort Myers
Posted on: September 13, 2018
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED IN FORT MYERS, FL. Position Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Full Time, Ft Myers area, Lee County Position Summary: Delivers advanced psychiatric nursing and specified medical services to FACT Team Clients under an established protocol as referenced in Chapter 464, Florida Statutes B. Full Time, 32 hours/week, weekdays (4-5 days a week). Minimum Qualifications: RN with Master's Degree in clinical area or completion of specialized ARNP training program recognized by the Board of Nursing or graduate of an accredited ARNP Program. R.N.; currently licensed to practice as an ARNP in the State of Florida. The ARNP should be trained in Mental Health and Addictions, or have experience with this population. Preferred Qualification: Prefer experience with Mental Health/Addictions within all populations, predominantly adults and geriatrics. Special Skills, Knowledge and Abilities : Previous documented experience in providing services listed. Prefer experience with general psychiatric population. Essential Functions/Job Duties: Evaluates referred clients for medical therapy, provides prescriptions for medication when appropriate within established protocols, and provides medical therapy and medication education services in individual formats to address program and client needs. Reviews and signs, if appropriate, tentative treatment plans, treatment plans, formal treatment plan reviews, and other similar documents for assigned clients as required by regulatory rules or third party issues. Initiates Baker Act involuntary treatment documents and facilitates admission to an appropriate inpatient facility when indicated. Conducts psychiatric evaluations for referred clients to meet clinical and/or administrative requirements and conducts psychiatric disability determination evaluation (SSI) for referred clients and prepares required reports. Provides consultation to staff regarding client diagnosis and treatment, treatment program development, referral options, and other similar topics. Trains staff, clients, and others in disease prevention and health maintenance programs, and prescribed operation procedures as mutually agreed and time permits. Reviews medical history and physical exam and diagnostic testing reports, and refers clients for follow-up medical care when indicated. Orders and interprets laboratory and other diagnostic tests in order to confirm or deny preliminary diagnosis. Consults with other physicians and other clinical staff, as needed, to facilitate effective client care. Work Environment/Physical Demands: Works in well-lighted areas. Sits, stands, bends, lifts and moves intermittently during work hours. Is subject to frequent interruptions. Is involved with clients, residents, family members, personnel, visitors, government agencies/personnel, etc., in a behavioral health setting. Position Type, Expected Hours of Work and Travel: Depends on schedule. Some travel might be required. 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. Centerstone is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. CB
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