Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist-(MHCNS)with Geriatric patient experience to provide outsourced mental health services within long-term care/nursing facilities in this area. Responsibilities: 1. Performs patient evaluations and makes diagnostic formulation. 2. Formulate plan of treatment, including providing specific medication recommendations. 3. Maintains knowledge base regarding current practice and prescribing guidelines. 4. Maintains timely documentation of patient services, ensuring compliance with Salus Behavioral Health policies and procedures. 5. Manages patients with conditions requiring medication on short-term and long-term basis. 6. Adheres to protocol set forth in Collaboration Agreement with Psychiatrist. 7. Ability to use analysis, experience, and judgment to make effective decisions. 8. Ability to adapt to changing needs by acquiring new skills and knowledge. 9. Provides crisis intervention & facilitates conflict resolution; provides ongoing, short- or long-term individual and/or family therapy. 10. Assesses and monitors patient to evaluate success of treatment and adapts interventions as needed. 11. Interfaces and collaborates with facility interdisciplinary team regarding patient treatment planning, progress, and observations. Please apply online, or call Amy Shapiro at 866.325.5434 x 224.
Salus Behavioral Health - 18 months ago