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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: OVP Health
Location: Huntington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a highly qualified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide patient assessment and diagnosis, formulate treatment plans, prescribe medications, order laboratory test, interpret test results, and provide patient education. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for providing care to patients showing a change in mental status, chronic or urgent medical condition. Work independently with other member of the medical team, with entitlements to specific clinical privileges approve by the Medical Executive Board. Perform patients--- histories and physicals, risk factor assessment, ordering of therapeutic and diagnostic tests; and attend consultations and appointments. Prescribe medications following the clinic---s policy, formulary and relevant regulations of the State. Consult with physicians on cases that are beyond the scope of qualifications of PsycNP. Offering counseling or psychotherapy. Put all relevant patient data in medical records and case presentations. Formulate, execute and review healthcare education delivered to patients and families for diseases prevention. Ensure smooth communication with other health professionals for effective delivering of clinic service to patients. Provide consultation to the clinic---s nursing and medical staff for improvement in their work performance, which enhances overall quality service delivery of the clinic. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have Master---s in Nursing and Post Master---s program in Advanced Practice Role Must have Psychiatric APN Certification 2 years experience as Psychiatric APN COMPETENCIES Instill hope that change is possible. Develop a collaborative relationship with treatment team. Help people establish personally meaningful goals to strive towards Provide information about mental illness and treatment options. Teach skills for reducing relapses, dealing with stress, and coping with symptoms. Provide information about where to obtain needed resources. Help people develop or enhance their natural supports for managing their illness and pursuing their goals. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical demands described are representative of those that must be routinely met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials duties. Ability to lift minimum 25 pounds. Ability to perform job responsibilities in a facility without elevator or mechanical transportation. Operates a computer and keyboard POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK: This is a full time position. Hours are scheduled to accommodate an outpatient office. WORK ENVIRONMENT: This job operates in an outpatient office environment. WORKING CONDITIONS: Working conditions described are representative of those that must be routinely met by and employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties. This job operates in an outpatient office environment. May be required to come in early or stay late if the need arises. Smoke-free environment. This position description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or a skill required for the job and is subject to review and change in accordance with the needs of OVP Health and contractual obligations. Our Mission Centered in compassion and excellence, we serve to save lives while nurturing stronger and healthier communities for our persons served , employees, and families. CORE VALUES: Moral, Ethical and Behavioral Guidelines Family: OVP Health is proud to be a family-owned company. We hold ourselves to the highest standards: the family values that are passed from generation to generation. However, at OVP Health we also believe that our coworkers, our persons served and our community are family. That means we will always treat you like family, no matter what health struggle you're facing. Quality: In an ever-changing health care industry, our commitment to consistent, high-quality care has been the same since day one. Our highly trained physicians and nurses are constantly striving to provide the latest, most advanced care and treatment to persons served . Our medication-assisted treatment program is fully accredited by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities). In everything we do, our goal is to provide persons served and their loved ones with the highest level of care possible. Community: At OVP Health, we believe in giving back. And our commitment to improving the communities we serve doesn't stop at providing high-quality medical care. After work and on weekends, OVP Health employees can be found volunteering in the community, and we are proud to support a number of nonprofit groups in the areas we serve. Integrity: Ethical, responsible health care is a nonnegotiable at OVP Health. We treat our coworkers, our persons served and our communities with honesty, truest and respect and hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. Earning a patient's trust and loyalty is our greatest reward. EEO STATEMENT OVP Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, OVP Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and training. OVP Health. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper inference with the ability of OVP Health employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Keywords: OVP Health, Huntington , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Huntington, West Virginia

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