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Psychiatric APRN / PA

Company: VitalCore Health Strategies
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Start A New Career with VitalCore Health Strategies!VitalCore Health Strategies, (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Healthcare, has an opening for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Racine County Jail in Racine, Wisconsin!!!At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring hardworking ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff.PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER POSITION SUMMARYThe Psychiatric APRN / NP is responsible for providing psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy to behavioral health patients and includes screening, diagnosing, and providing care for patients facing behavioral health and substance use disorders. The Psychiatric APRN / NP works with primary care physicians and other health care professionals to coordinate care.PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvides consultations and assessments to manage and stabilize emergent problems.Provides consultation and follow-up to behavioral health staff to ascertain the need for psychotropic medication.Reviews treatment plans for patients housed on behavioral health observation units and patients receiving medication.Participates in case conferences and treatment planning for patients receiving and being considered forbehavioral health treatment.Provides behavioral health evaluations, assessments, and follow-up care.Participates in collaborative consultation with behavioral health staff regarding patient diagnosis and treatment.Participates in various treatment modalities as required by the behavioral health service.Participates in behavioral health and medical rounds as assigned.Assigns tasks to team members as needed.Conducts group sessions on behavioral health observation units including medication compliance groups.Performs other duties as assigned by Supervising Psychiatrist.Maintains all required credentials including CPR certification. Attends training and meetings as required.PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER REQUIRED EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, REGISTRATIONS AND EXPERIENCEAdvanced Practice Registered Nurse, licensed to practice in the State of contractMust demonstrate clinical competence and leadership abilities such as decision-making, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skillsMinimum one year of clinical nursing practice in a behavioral health setting, correctional experience preferredWe're people who are fueled by passion, not by profit.EEOKeywords: Psych NP, Nurse Practitioner#indother

Keywords: VitalCore Health Strategies, Racine , Psychiatric APRN / PA, Healthcare , Racine, Wisconsin

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