Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

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The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will evaluate clients to diagnose and treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.

Details 

  1. Provides direct medical services to clients in the form of medication evaluations and medication check-ups that include prescribing practices that are in accordance with applicable law and with current medical standards of the community.
  2. Documents the delivery of direct medical services in the medical record in accordance with recordkeeping requirements.
  3. Provides indirect medical services through the review of required documentation to include Intake Assessments, Treatment Plans, SED/ SMI Certifications and ADHD Certifications in accordance with recordkeeping requirements. Note: Required documentation may vary periodically.
  4. Collaborates with physicians, psychologists, social workers, counselors, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and client progress.
  5. Orders necessary laboratory or diagnostic tests and reviews results for appropriate follow-up.
  6. Observes and complies with reasonable policies, procedures and rules.
  7. Available by phone after hours if a crisis situation warrants or arranges for substitute coverage.
  8. Complies with all standards and guidelines found in the Professional Services Agreement.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Requirements 

EDUCATION

Licensed as Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of Arkansas.

JOB SKILLS

Required:  Ability to maintain confidentiality.  Ability to effectively communicate with clients, clinical staff, and support staff and administrative staff.  Travel may be required.

Preferred: Proficient computer skills, excellent spelling and grammar skills.

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