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Outpatient Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Employed Connectic

Olesky Associates
New Haven, Connecticut, 06510, United States
November 07, 2018


Established, Academically Affiliated Hospital owned group practice is seeking an experienced Psychiatric APRN who provides ongoing assessment, planning, intervention, treatment and evaluation for patients seeking care for psychiatric/mental health/behavioral problems and/or substance abuse.

The APRN works collaboratively with attending physician, PCP, and/or Hospitalists and utilizes a team approach in the care of the patient. The APRN may diagnose illness and physical condition and perform therapeutic and corrective measures.

Assess the physical and psychosocial status of patients by interview, health history, physical exam and diagnostic tests. The APRN is a consultant to the inpatient clinical team and provides recommendations to the clinical team overseeing medical care for the patient.

Participate in quality and patient satisfaction improvement initiatives. Carry out responsibilities with minimal need for supervision and guidance within the scope of practice. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following.

Demonstrate excellence in the completion of patient history and physical exams and assessments appropriate to patient population. Demonstrate proficiency in dictation of the history and physical and other notes on patient status.

Coordinates and leads family meetings. Coordinates/collaborates with clinical team to ensure development of appropriate treatment plans. Conducts patient visits and writes progress notes.

Educates and influence clinical staff and students to ensure appropriate identification of eligible patients and provision of care. Maintain regular communication with patients, families, and primary care physicians as appropriate regarding progress and treatment plans.

Exemplifies behaviors reflecting Service Excellence and support of the Strategic Dimensions by modeling the Core Success Factors as described in the Performance Review.