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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Adult Inpatient - Jacksonville, FL

Olesky Associates
Jacksonville, Florida, 32254, United States
January 07, 2019


Join a Multi-disciplinary team with a not-for-profit corporation providing a wide range of behavioral health and social services throughout Florida

This position will provide services for the Adult Inpatient Program. This position works on a psychiatric crisis stabilization unit that provides services for the adult population.

Most patients are admitted involuntarily to the facility via the Baker Act, the mental health act of Florida. The normal length of stay on the unit for patients is typically 3-5 days.

Due to the types of services provided, crisis stabilization units are a fast-paced working environment and present employees with challenging and rewarding opportunities. Employees work together and support one another in a friendly, team-oriented atmosphere.

The Psychiatric ARNP Provides diagnosis, medication, therapies, interventions and other approved treatment modalities for assigned caseload; maintains therapeutic environment.

Assess patients in psychiatric crisis. Ensure each patient has problem-oriented treatment plan with appropriate goals and objectives. Ensure that patient is fully informed regarding any medication prescribed and signs the appropriate informed consent paperwork.

Provide medication education, including side effects. Educates individuals about medication administration issues, notably compliance with prescribed regimen. Participate in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual who provides a caring, therapeutic environment for this population and who enjoys working in a team atmosphere.

Full-Time, Flexible Schedule