Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Los Lunas, NM
Full-time


  • We offer great pay and benefits!

POSITION SUMMARY
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing patient evaluation, prescribing and medication monitoring services to the clients of Valle del Sol. Position will may require travel to Moriarty, Grants and Bernalillo but time and mileage and travel time will be paid.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Obtain patient medical histories
  • Ensure reporting of all communicable diseases to appropriate governmental agencies
  • Screen patients for psychiatric determination
  • Provide psychiatric evaluations, differential diagnosis, consumer education, and medication management
  • Make treatment recommendations based on assessments
  • Prescribe medication and assess patient response at 30, 60 or 90 day intervals as medically appropriate.
  • Consult with staff on service and discharge planning
  • Assess and audit, if requested, pharmacy reports generated by funding sources
  • Ensure that State and Federal regulations governing assignment of prescription medications, are followed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • State license to practice as an advanced practitioner in the state of NM with full prescribing authority
  • Completion of an RN/NP program
  • Outstanding organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • Board eligible or Board certified by the national certifying organization, ANCC

Minimum 1-3 years’ experience practicing in a behavioral health setting

Job Type: Full-time

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