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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or PA

Company: Great Salt Plains Health Center, Inc.
Location: Enid
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description GSP Health requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. GSP Health is adding a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or a Psychiatric focused Physician Assistant to our Enid location. This position will have the option to choose a Full-Time or Part-Time position. We Offer: Health, Dental, Vision Basic Life & LTD Retirement Matching Paid Time Off Paid Continual Education, licensure, and dues Loan Repayments The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, emergency psychiatric assessment and diagnosis, determining a holistic plan of care including pharmacological decisions, psychotherapeutic and other interventions, making appropriate referrals and providing episodic follow-up care for persons served by our organization. QUALIFICATIONS: A. Registered Nurse Practitioner, currently licensed to practice in State of Oklahoma or Licensed Physician Assistant in the State of OklahomaB. Certification from a formal Nurse Practitioner Program or formal Physician Assistant Program. C. Experience in ambulatory care setting.D. Interest and/or experience in collaboration with interdisciplinary health teams.E. Maintains current continuing medical education (CME) and criteria for credentialingF. Possesses DEA, and Oklahoma State Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drug Control Certificate.G. Ability to establish collaborative relationships with clients and families and apply knowledge health promotion/illness prevention strategies. H. Ability to make accurate and clinical health assessments and to accurately and safely prescribe psychoactive medication within established protocol. I. Skills in psychotherapeutic counseling of individuals, groups, and families. J. Ability to develop and monitor culturally sensitive individualized plans of care. K. Ability to communicate effectively in both written and oral format with sensitivity to socioeconomic and cultural groups. L. Ability to collaborate with professional and other available resources. M. Ability to organize, analyze, prioritize, utilize adult learning principles, utilize tact, diplomacy, negotiation, flexibility and work autonomously. ESSENTIAL FUCNTIONS: A. Provides psychiatric servicesB. Provides follow up care for clients on a scheduled basis, including diagnostic and plan of care reviews. C. Provides emergency assessments and treatment recommendations for individuals presenting to the clinic in crisis or emergency, on an as needed basis. D. Performs complete psychiatric evaluations for new referrals in accordance with clinic/agency protocols. E. Orders, conducts, and interprets pertinent laboratory and other diagnostic tests as clinically indicated. F. Establishes medical diagnosis using DSM-5 criteria and determines plan of care for short-term and chronic health problems. G. Prescribes treatment/medications or psychotropic disorders, as outlined within advanced nurse practice protocol established collaboratively with supervising physician. H. Provides crisis intervention, brief counseling and psychotherapy as clinically indicated. I. Provides age-appropriate illness prevention and health maintenance counseling. J. Makes appropriate and timely referrals to other community health care professionals and community resources and clinically indicated. K. Consults with collaborating physician on a regular basis and/or as needed regarding clinical decision making. L. Promote excellence of psychiatric nursing or psychiatric Physician Assistant knowledge through the presentation of academic linkages. M. Promotes the healthcare needs of the severely and chronically mentally ill. N. Meets continuing education requirements of advanced practice nursing or physician assistant. O. Completes assignments and all required training. P. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Behavioral Health

Keywords: Great Salt Plains Health Center, Inc., Enid , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or PA, Healthcare , Enid, Oklahoma

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