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Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse - Outpatient with flexible hours

Overview
PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER
Outpatient office with flexible hours
In coordination with the physician, is responsible for providing medical services which are consistent with community standards of care.
Responsibilities
Providing psychiatric Evaluations to patients.
Conducts routine pharmacological management and evaluation.
Collaboration and consultation with Psychiatrists consistent with Center for Family Guidance, PC practice standards and Collaborative Agreements.
Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.
Writes orders for medical medications and treatments, under guidelines of licensure.
Dictates discharge summaries and transfer orders.
Participates in Case management, as scheduled.
Maintains and follows patient care protocols.
Works with members of the healthcare team in educating the patients of their medical care.
Participation in designated hospital committee meetings and in-services (as needed).
Serves as expert nurse consultant and educator for CFG and its client.
Provide coverage for 12 Weekends (5pm, Friday through 8am, Mon) per year for On-Call Coverage to one of CFG's Contracted Hospital Systems providing inpatient/consult service coverage.
Provide coverage for 2 holidays per year as observed by Employer (New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day) at one of CFG's contracted Hospital Systems.
Completes all necessary paperwork and documentation as determined by the facility in which the APN is providing services.
Continually updates clinical knowledge and skills through consultation, formal and informal education and review of literature for the benefit of themselves as well as for the healthcare team.
All other duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Must possess a Master's Degree and must have current and valid Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse license.
At least one year experience of providing direct patient care.
Must have prescriptive authority.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
EOE M/V/F/D



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