Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Loan Repayment Available
Company: Connections Health Solutions
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Loan Repayment
AvailableUS-AZ-TucsonJob ID: 2019-2264Type: Full-Time# of Openings:
1Category: Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician
AssistantsCatalina ClinicOverviewThe Catalina Clinic is a National
Health Services Corps (NHSC) loan repayment site. Connections
Health Solutions is a physician-owned, multifaceted behavioral
health company whose mission is to address any behavioral health
need at any time. We are hiring a Nurse Practitioner who will
direct and coordinate behavioral health transitional care to
specified consumers at our outpatient clinic. This includes crisis
psychiatric assessments, medical assessment, differential
diagnosis, engagement, family interventions, patient education,
risk assessment, and discharge planning.Responsibilities
- Serves as the Behavioral health and medical practitioner to
assigned patients with behavioral health and medical needs.
Completes psychiatric evaluation, crisis interventions, family
interventions, history and physical, assessment of mental capacity
for consent to treatment, patient education, and progress toward
discharge plans including medical, psychological, and social
aspects of the consumer?s care, treatment, and services.
- Serves as the primary care practitioner to assigned patients
and acts as a primary care consultant to other health
practitioners. Completes history and physical examinations,
performs differential diagnostic assessments, treatment
interventions, preventative health screenings, and patient
education. Makes recommendations for post-discharge primary care
and participates in care coordination with community-based primary
- Documents consumer?s progress in the clinical record in
addition to medication flow sheets per established policy.
Completes medication education and informed consent when
- Orders laboratory tests per standards of emergency medical
practice. Reviews the health assessment completed by nursing staff,
obtains a past and current medical history, and conducts a focused
physical examination as indicated, per established guidelines.
Initiates contact with Primary Care Physicians and Emergency Room
clinicians per established guidelines.
- Provides necessary information to clinical team regarding
psychiatric symptoms and co-occurring or co-morbidity health
concerns. Utilizes appropriate medication based on best practices,
in addition to appropriately completing required documentation for
preauthorization of pharmacy services.
- Works closely with other personnel to ensure that each
treatment modality is appropriate for the consumer in addition to
working with outside medical providers, emergency room medical
staff, detox treatment staff, and urgent cares in the
- Practices per evidence-based guidelines including protocols as
outlined in the Regional Behavioral Health Authority Provider
Manual. Participates per the recovery model and Arnold v. Sarn
principles; knows and practices engagement skills including
motivational interviewing; and assists consumers to define and
achieve their own recovery goals.
- Participates in all Quality Improvement activities as required.
Actively participates in Clinical/Peer Supervision. Identifies
potential barriers to quality care and opportunities for
improvement and reports them to the Medical
- Unrestricted Registered Nursing license in the State of
- Completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program with a
Master?s level certification in Psychiatric Mental Health
- Licensed in the State of Arizona and National
- At least 3 years? experience in the delivery of crisis mental
health and/or delivery of family health treatment to children,
adolescents, and/or adults.
- Unrestricted DEA license
- Working knowledge of psychopharmacology, substance abuse and
opioid treatment servicesPreferred Qualifications:
- Dual certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.PM19
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