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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Medical

Full Time

Days

8am - 5pm

MAJOR DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·      Obtains clinical histories.

·      Performs full range of psychiatric services to include:  examination, evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients.

·      Determines tests needed, orders and interprets clinical and laboratory results.

·      Assists the in the development of comprehensive and therapeutic treatment plans for an assigned caseload and provides direct services based on established treatment.

·      Evaluates psychotropic medication needs of UHC patients and recommend the appropriate treatments to patients.

·      Manages on-site crisis intervention.

·      Periodically monitors, records, and provides appropriate feedback on clinical service delivery by the mental health team.

·      Conduct peer review and quality improvement activities on a regular basis.

·      Attends meetings as assigned.

·      Prepares formal written reports on evaluations and recommendations for the authorized referral agencies.

·      Performs other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

·        Familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·      Nurse Practitioner degree in Psychiatry from an accredited institution, and current DC Licensure required.

·      Must have Federal DEA and District CDS certificates.