TITLE: Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner
REPORTS TO: Chief Medical Officer
WORK WEEK: Anticipate 40 hours per week as needed to accomplish tasks
WAGE CLASSIFICATION: Exempt
OSHA CLASSIFICATION: High
SUMMARY POSITION STATEMENT
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing direct patient care including diagnostic, preventive, educational and therapeutic mental health services to children, adolescents and adults, with primary focus on children. The position provides professional expertise and participates in administration of a variety of therapeutic and training programs; also responsible for monitoring client services, ensuring services meet the needs of clients, and are being provided in accordance with best care practices, industry standards, organization guidelines, legal requirements and federal law.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE POSITION
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works under the direct supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, who provides general instructions. Work is assigned in terms of functional/organization objectives. The Chief Medical Officer will provide guidance in unusual situations which do not have clear precedents and on an as-needed basis.
The employee works independently, resolves problems on the basis of past precedent; exercises judgment in interpreting guidelines and applicability; and ensures deadlines are met. The employee plans and carries out various stages of a project by selecting and pursuing approved methods and techniques as appropriate. Assignments are reviewed for quality and compliance with established policies and procedures.
Education: Successfully completed an Advanced Nurse Practitioner course
License: Alaska license as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner Out-of-state professional must be able to acquire Alaska licensure which requires certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing by a nationally recognized body prior to employment Must be certified to work with Children
Experience: At least one (1) year of supervised experience providing direct service in a clinical setting Experience in an integrated behavioral health and primary care organization a plus
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
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