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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Prevention and Recovery - Alameda, CA

Company:
Olesky Associates
Location:
Alameda, California, 94501, United States
Posted:
November 07, 2018

Description:

Seeking an experienced psychiatric nurse practitioner for the PREP Program (Prevention and Recovery in Early Psychosis) in San Francisco, CA

Join an organization that has a 127- year history of innovation in services for vulner¬able children, families, and adults throughout California

The PREP program is a program that operates in partnership with the University California

San Francisco(UCSF), respective county behavioral health services, and other community partners. This program is dedicated to early detection and intervention for psychosis with a multi disciplinary approach to treatment. The program combines a series of evidence based treatments

in Strength based Care Management, Medication Management, Multi family Group Therapy,

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Psychosis (CBTp), Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model of educational and vocational support, and Cognitive Remediation Training to address issues early and bring

the symptoms to full remission

Under the direction of a licensed psychiatrist, the psychiatric nurse practitioner exercises medical responsibilities for psychiatric evaluation, medication assessment and medication monitoring. Perform crisis intervention, supportive counseling and other direct mental health services, including case management, and assists with 5150 evaluations, as needed. Directs treatment planning and works as a member of multi-disciplinary team. Services will be provided either at the PREP site or in other field locations as indicated. Full-time or part-time position available.