Segal Psychiatry

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PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

Psychiatry | Mill Valley, CA | Full Time, Part Time, and Contract

Job Description

PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

Be on the front edge of the treatment of depression

Part to Full Time Position

Growing Tele-psych/ TMS Psychiatric Practice

Ability to work from home.

$9600-$12000+ a month

1099 Position

Complete TMS (Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) Training provided 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Creates an ongoing relationship with each patient by taking complete medical history, taking complete psychiatric history, making an assessment and diagnosis on adult and adolescence patients, individuals and families; initiating, reviewing, and revising treatment and therapy plans.

 

Diagnose, treat and dispense medication.

Assess, diagnose and treat emergent and chronic psychiatric and substance abuse related disorders, including crisis intervention.

Practice psychiatry in a community mental health delivery system. 

Communicate with primary care physicians regarding mental health status of referred patients.

Provide consultation to primary care physicians and other mental/behavioral health staff.

Maintains adequate documentation of all patients seen, including follow-up and referral in the electronic medical record.

Assures quality and safety by a care planning process, evidence-based medicine, and active participation of patients in decision-making.

Meets with the Medical Director or   

Psychiatrist on a regular basis to review charting and        

medical and psychiatry care provided.

Manages the stable phases of chronic physical and  mental illnesses in consultation with the psychiatrist or Medical Director as needed.

Orders and interprets laboratory reports and diagnostic imaging reports.

Coordinates health and mental health management with physicians and other agencies.

 

Requirements

Education

Current unrestricted Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner License and Board Certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center

Current DEA license

Active CA Licence

Psychiatric Certification

 

Experience

At least two years’ experience with psychotropic medication management required

Excellent communication, interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities

Ability to manage and de-escalate crisis situations

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Ability to work independently with physician or psychiatrist telephone backup

 

Knowledge and Skills

Current CPR certification

Demonstrated proficiency with all tasks on the most current Psychiatric and Mental Health NP competency list

Demonstrates a willingness to report any incident that is unusual or incompatible with accepted clinic procedures

Complies with HIPAA  policies

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to be sensitive with persons of diverse social, cultural, economic and educational backgrounds

Proficiency with EMR, Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Job Location:

Mill Valley, CA