Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Svs.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Svs. - Maryland

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- Masters degree is required
- 3-4 years related experience
Provides direct psychiatric assessment and care to individuals and families in Villa Maria treatment programs, including psychiatric evaluation, psychotherapy, psycho-pharmacotherapy, and other psychiatric interventions as applicable for the populations assigned. Interviews clients, implements appropriate assessment tools and techniques, reviews charts, and consults with staff to develop accurate assessments. Based on assessments writes orders for medications required and develops plans for non-medical interventions. Serves as a consultant to treatment teams to provide clinical direction and education in the development of individual treatment plans and the implementation of the interventions outlined in the treatment plans. Facilitates the instruction, education, and guidance of staff in understanding and applying treatment procedures and approaches by providing informal and formal consultation, including developing and presenting lectures/in-service training as requested. Communicates with team members regarding diagnoses and treatments. Educates clients and families regarding diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment, as appropriate to age and cultural background. Ensures that clients and families are appropriately informed and obtains necessary consents for treatment. Completes required documentation including consents, assessment notes, contact notes, recommended treatments, etc. Ensures that documentation is adequately maintained. Masters degree in nursing and a certificate as a Certified Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) in a specialty of Psychiatry based on RN licensure and state authority for advance practice. Required 3 to 5 years of experience in the field with the experience in a clinical setting working in a Psychiatric environment. Current, active non-restricted status as a registered nurse in Maryland. Current adult and pediatric CPR instructor certification required. Prior team experience preferred.