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Psych Nurse Practitioner, Adult, Outpatient Multi-Specialty Group

Olesky Associates
Plainville, Connecticut, 06062, United States
January 07, 2019


Experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join a Multi-specialty group that provides behavioral health, addiction and primary care services across Connecticut, including treatment for mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety, opiate and heroin addiction, substance abuse, alcoholism, asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, and much more

The Adult Psychiatric Nurse (APRN) functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and contributes to the team and applies to the treatment of client's the psychiatric and related skills acquired through the training and/or experience required for this position. S/he may provide services within one or more- Clinic program(s), and the relative concentration between and within programs may change with the needs of the Clinic.

Conducts psychiatric evaluation and formulates accurate diagnoses. Manage prescribed medication, performs mental status examinations, develops and presents clear clinical impressions and recommendations that are specific and attainable. Provide therapeutic interventions appropriate to specific problems. Develops and documents clear clinical formulations.

Demonstrates knowledge of psychopathology and other behavioral health concerns and effective modalities of psychotherapeutic intervention. Triages clinical emergencies and implements program specific safety and consultation protocols. Utilizes best practices and evidenced based practice models where appropriate and adheres to model and program expectations.

Demonstrates knowledge of internal and external levels of care, referral processes and resources. Makes clinically appropriate referrals for identified service needs in a timely manner. Communicates in a positive, effective manner with client, family, and all internal and external providers. Attends any required meetings and supervision.

Attends and is prepared for scheduled supervision. Seeks additional supervision or consultation as needed and follows through with supervisory directives. Provides service in the office and/or community settings outside of the office (e.g., homes, schools, hospitals, institutions, other community locations) as defined by the program.

Full Time; Hours/days of the week are flexible, however one-night coverage will be until 7pm.