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Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Company: Heartland Community Health Center
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: Commensurate with experience Welcoming all who needs care Heartland is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff. Heartland will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identify. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming. Job title APRN Psychiatry Reports to Director of Psychiatry Status Exempt (Salaried) Job purpose The Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse / Nurse Practitioner (APRN) is responsible for providing routine care and management of patients with acute and chronic complaints, in collaboration with a physician through implementation of established protocols. The Nurse Practitioner has a key role in expanding the development of an integrated health care model for Heartland Community Health Center. Duties and responsibilities Participate in an integrated, consultative care model by collaborating with primary care providers and clinical social workers to develop and implement treatment plans for shared patients Treat patients in an independent and interdependent role, diagnosing and treating patients with acute and chronic issues. Average production expectation: 55 visits per week Order, interpret and evaluate diagnostic testing Utilize evidence-based guidelines in practice Assist in facilitating evaluation of medical records of peers to maintain quality standards Work with community partners to ensure proper follow-up of clinic patients after hospitalization or any other transition of care Attend staff meetings, provider meetings and other meetings, as requested Complete CEO, CMO or COO-assigned projects in areas such as patient outreach, patient education or quality assurance/quality improvement Qualifications Master's degree in clinical specialty of psychiatric nursing, specifically for adult services with current Kansas license Eligibility for, or credentialed in Kansas as an advanced registered nurse practitioner (APRN) Current DEA license Basic Life Support certification Experience in an consultative, integrated care model preferred Computer skills to navigate EHR software. eClinicalWorks proficiency preferred Agrees to uphold Heartland---s guiding values of Compassion, Respect, Collaboration and Integrity Knowledge of therapeutic processes, and mental/physical disease entities, as well as established brief psychotherapy, group therapy, crisis intervention, and psycho-educational group skills, and the strong interpersonal skills essential to developing effective relationships with referring members of the medical community Strong organizational skills and team building skills An ability to work independently and in cooperation with others Strong oral and written communication skills Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills in working with diverse publics, consumers, and referral agents Working conditions Sits and walks throughout the day May be exposed to infection and contagious diseases, and unpleasant patient or unit elements Handles emergency or crisis situations Subject to many interruptions Must be able to function in a high stress environment Job tasks are performed in close physical proximity to other people Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions Requires dealing with unpleasant, angry, or discourteous people and other conflict situations Physical requirements Requires repeating the same physical activities or mental activities over and over Requires walking Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls Requires bending or twisting Requires standing Details Hours M --- F from 8:00 am --- 7 pm as needed. (approx. 40 hours per week) Hours are approximate. The schedule is set by the supervisor(s) and may be altered as needed

Keywords: Heartland Community Health Center, Lawrence , Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Lawrence, Kansas

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