Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric)

US-AZ-Glendale
Job ID
2017-2618
# Positions
2
Category
Medical Practitioner/Prescriber

Overview

For over 80 years JFCS has been providing care, help, and healing to those in need; serving nearly 30,000 children and adults of all faiths throughout Maricopa County.  Counseling services for children, adults, older adults and seniors.  Counseling Programs include counseling and behavioral health services, outpatient mental health services, play therapy & treatment (younger children), adolescent substance abuse counseling, psychiatric care, HIV/AIDS services, medication services, parenting group workshops, marriage/couple counseling, bereavement/grief support, and care management.

 

Become Part of the JFCS Team!

“Healing Lives.  Whatever It Takes.”

 

 

 

** JFCS is an approved agency for the NHSC Loan Forgiveness program for all JFCS Behavioral Health sites (Mesa, Phoenix, West Valley, & Glendale)***

Responsibilities

Responsible for providing care to clients/patients via direct services and by providing clinical leadership and consultation to the multi-disciplinary treatment team.  Participates in determining the clinical program and services needed.  Is directly responsible to and supervised by the Medical Director for all clinical issues and to the Clinical Director for all administrative issues.

  • Provides direct patient care such as psychiatric evaluation and medication management. Provides consultation and clinical leadership duties for all members of the multi-disciplinary treatment team. Maintains communication with other agencies on behalf of JFCS clients.
  • Maintains medical records as set forth by JFCS policy. Must be available to take calls and perform on-call responsibilities as assigned by the Medical Director.
  • Obtains written informed consent for all medications prescribed.

Qualifications

The Nurse Practitioner must be licensed as an RN and hold an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner certification from the Arizona State Board of Nursing,  Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification.   Must hold a current and valid license to practice in the State of Arizona.   Must have full prescription authority and maintain current D.E.A. licensure. Minimum of two (2) years' experience in a Behavioral Health setting or demonstrated equivalent experience.

 

 

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