Job Description

Family Nurse Practitioner - Copper Queen Community Hospital - Benson
Job CategoryNursing
ScheduleFull time
Shift1 - Day Shift

 

POSITION SUMMARY

 

The psychiatric nurse practitioner provides outpatient services for the promotion of optimal mental health, prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance in a rural health clinic setting. This includes the assessment, diagnosis, and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

 

  • Conduct initial psychiatric evaluations for patients based on referral from primary care providers.
  • Provide appropriate diagnoses and treatment plans.
  • Evaluate and prescribe medication as indicated.
  • Order labs and review results with patients and referring providers
  • Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Prepares accurate timely medical records of all services rendered including psychiatric and medical history and medication follow up.
  • Provides coordination of care with outside providers, including primary care services.
  • Communicates and collaborates with pharmacies for timely and accurate refill of prescriptions.
  • Facilitates client linkage to community-based primary care providers.
  • Provides staff training on various topics related to the provision of Medical and Psychiatric services to our target population.
  • Attends staff meetings, trainings, and other required meetings.

 

QUALIFICATIONS STANDARDS

 

  • Current Board Certification (ANCC) as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Current and Unrestricted State of Arizona Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner License
  • Current and Unrestricted DEA license
  • Three Years of Experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Primarily office & administrative position.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Must understand and accept the possibility of exposure to environmental conditions, such as infectious/communicable diseases, noise, blood, and blood-borne diseases, chemicals and/or chemical fumes, odors, gases and dust. Exposure to distressed patients, families, or visitors.  Able to function effectively under stressful situations.

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