Summary: The Advance Practice Nurse (Clinical Nurse Specialist and Nurse Practitioner) is licensed by the Department of Health and certified by the ANA and may engage in the expanded |
practice of nursing, which includes, but is not limited to the performance of mental health
services and the issuance of prescriptions within identified areas of practice covered by
Protocols. The APRN will be credentialed by the Medical Staff Office as well. Under the
direction of the Medical Director, Administrative Director and designated supervising
psychiatrist is responsible to provide psychiatric evaluations, consultations and liaison
services to patients within St. Joseph Health Services. This may encompass group, individual and/or family therapy to a broad range of clients seeking inpatient and/or outpatient psychiatric services.
Education: R.N./Master s degree in Nursing required. ANA certification as a Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing and/or ANA certification as Nurse Practitioner, certified infamily and/or adult psychiatry in Mental Health, 30 CEUs, education in pharmacology of psychotropic drugs and certain legal drugs.
Licensure: Licensed Registered Nurse in R.I.
Registration with R.I. Department of Health Board of Pharmacy.
Registration with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for prescribing medications..
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