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Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Outpatient Under-served

Company:
Olesky Associates
Location:
Auburn, WA, 98002
Posted:
October 16, 2020

Description:

Opportunity to join one of King County’s most comprehensive providers of quality mental health and addiction treatment services, supporting the area’s most vulnerable populations.

We are seeking an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work full time (40 hours per week) in our Auburn, WA outpatient facility. The nurse practitioner will receive administrative supervision from the manager of the program. The position will be supervised by the Senior Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and/or the Chief Medical Officer.

The psychiatric nurse practitioner performs comprehensive evaluations of assigned patients for the purpose of determining a differential, psychiatric diagnosis and biopsychosocial case formulation.

Participate in the treatment process for all patients under his/her care. Assess patients for psychiatric/psychotropic medication necessity. Prescribe psychotropic medication related to psychiatric concerns.

Order all appropriate laboratory tests to assist in determining a differential diagnosis and to monitor the safety of prescribed medications. Consult with other internal and external providers on a shared patient’s treatment and treatment plan.

Review for appropriateness and sign or assist in determining alternatives to all internal agency and external documents that require physician signature and pertain to patient treatment and welfare. Attend and participate in medical staff meetings, as required. Maintain all clinical records in accordance with agency policy.

Perform other functions as assigned by the Senior Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and/or Chief Medical Officer. Understand recovery concepts in behavioral health. An understanding of a broad spectrum of psychotherapeutic models would be advantageous, particularly those associated with short-term, or solution focused approaches. Skill in working with multidisciplinary teams is also desirable.

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time team members including Medical & Dental Insurance: Premium 100% paid by company for team-member coverage and child until the child’s 26thbirthday, 401K, 3 weeks of Vacation, 11 Paid Holidays, and Life Insurance.

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