Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Salary: $128,896 annually
Job Type: Full-time (Exempt)
Closing Date: Until Filled
- Provides patient assessment, diagnosis, and treatment plans in accordance with regulations and protocols regulating the profession.
- Obtains and accurately documents relevant health histories, with emphasis on mental health.
- Performs comprehensive psychiatric health services.
- Elicits information from multiple sources using assessment techniques that are appropriate to the client’s language, culture, and developmental stage.
- Prescribes psychotropic and related medications based on clinical indicators.
- Meets productivity requirements of 50% direct practice.
- Educates clients, and family members if appropriate, on a variety of health-related topics.
- Participates in emergency response activities as assigned.
- Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to patient privacy laws.
- Demonstrates sensitivity and understanding of other ethnic groups, cultures, and sexual orientations.
- Available to respond to clients and/or customers including afterhours availability.
- Attend staff meetings and provides nursing input on treatment/service plans.
- Meets with Medical Director as needed.
- Follow protocols for documentation per Bureau of Medical Facilities Licensing (BMFL), hospital, insurance company guidelines, and standard practices of care.
- Assists in developing or revising policies and procedures relating to medication management.
- Provides MAT services as needed in the clinic.
- Participate in the organization Quality Improvement Program through incident reporting and identifying opportunities for improvement.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Master’s degree in Advanced Practice Nursing from a program that is fully accredited during the entire time of the practitioner’s attendance. Five (5) years’ experience working as psychiatric or advance practice nurse. Must have a current, unrestricted license issued by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and current Board Certification with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Level I Fingerprint Clearance, CPR, First Aid, and HIPAA Certification. Possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License. Must pass a background criminal investigation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
- Strong clinical skills to diagnose and treat behavioral health issues.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
- DSM-V diagnosis. Current medication and treatments.
- Ability to work with an electronic health record system (EHR).
*Must complete and submit an NACA, Inc. Employment Application, Letter of Interest, Resume and Transcripts. Application can be obtained through website www.nacainc.org. Any question, please contact Human Resources at (928)526-2968. Employer exercises EEOC and Indian preference in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Sections 44-46, 472 and 272).