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Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

***THE LICENSED PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTIONER IS A CONTRACTED POSITION AND MUST BE CREDENTIALED THROUGH MEDICAL STAFF***

POSITION SUMMARY:

Contracted provider conducts psychiatric and psychosocial evaluations for patients in the Intensive Outpatient Program.

Hold psychiatric consults on a recurrent basis with assigned Intensive Outpatient Program patients.

Provide health education/teaching for clients and their families during consultations.

Apply evidence-based practices and best practices using trauma-informed approaches for psychiatric treatment.

Prescribe controlled and non-controlled psychiatric medications.

Manage electronic prescriptions and refills using online health records software program.

Create and maintain timely clinical and medical psychiatric documentation.

Participate in consultative treatment team meetings and provide psychiatric input on the development and implementation of treatment/service plans.

Coordinate psychiatric nursing care activities with other professional disciplines to ensure that the psychiatric nursing plan is consistent with and integrated with the total treatment/service plan.

Order, interpret and record results of clinical tests and reports results to patients and treatment team staff.

Maintain an unencumbered psychiatric nurse practitioner license as required by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Perform other duties as assigned or necessary for the effectiveness of mental health treatment of Intensive Outpatient Program patients.

CONTRACTUAL REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Minimum of a Master's in nursing Licensure
    • Current Registered Nurse license in California
    • Current psychiatric nurse practitioner license in the State of California Experience:
      • Minimum of 1 year of psychiatric nursing experience in either hospital or community setting(s) Other skills:
        • Basic computer skills
        • Must be willing to become a MediCal-approved provider or be a MediCal-approved provider
        • Experience with online prescriptions
        • Familiarity working with electronic medical health records PAY (Contracted Rate)
          Estimated contract rate: $80.00 to $90.00 per hour based on qualifications (including but not limited to experience, education, certifications, and licensure where applicable).

          Benefits are not available .
          M/F/D/V/SO

          EOE Associated topics: anesthetist, arnp c, bsn, certified nurse midwife, clinical nurse, cnm, cns, family nurse practioner, fnp, practice

Keywords: San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital, Palm Springs , Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Palm Springs, California

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