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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Rate TBD
Location Washington, DC United States (On-site)
Type of project Health Nurse
Duration Contract months
Education required College/University
Years of experience Less than 2 years
Type of employment Freelance/ContractorCONTRACTOR
Area of Specialization Medical and Health Professions
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Washington DC
Family oriented practice that provides holistic care is expanding. Our team serves the Washington Metropolitan area. We serve adults and children with a comprehensive approach for those with behavioral health disorders.

Job Description
Conduct initial psychiatric evaluation
Conduct mental status examinations and pharmacological evaluations
Prescribe medications, teach clients about side effects and monitor response to prescribed medications
Provide services to clients based on current status, risk, and as clinically indicated
Support staff to provide recovery-oriented and trauma-informed services
Participate in staff meetings
Provide crisis intervention services supporting staff as needed
Communicate with hospital ER attending when clients access emergency services
Support discharge planning with hospital and ER staff
Conduct risk assessment, provide guidance and direction on risk management
Use e-prescribing
Complete progress notes, significant events, referrals, and evaluations within expected timeframes
Provide individual counseling as part of the plan of care if and when needed
Use Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and data reports from EMR to track treatment progress and individual client outcomes
Provide crisis intervention services
Use collaborative documentation procedures for assessment and individual sessions with clients
Communicate with primary healthcare providers and deliver integrated treatment in coordination with primary care behavioral health integrated wellness services and co-located medical services
Work in collaboration with the client and significant others to support recovery goals
Provide psychotherapy individual and group

Valid Maryland, DC or Virginia license for practice as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner;
Extensive experience working with people with serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders, and primary health care problems
Excellent written and communication skills
To be eligible for to obtain and maintain employment, you must have a license free and clear.

Additional Information
great environment and culture; seeking optimistic and open minded individuals to start immediately

-May 6, 2022


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