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Nurse Practitioner Behavioral Health

TITLE: Nurse Practitioner Behavioral Health
LOCATION: OHIO
An opportunity to work in northern Ohio for an established healthcare system.
SUMMARY¬ 
The Nurse Practitioner will function as part of a highly qualified team within the Behavioral Health Program.¬ 
Provides clinical patient care in accordance with hospital policy for Psychiatric/Medication Services, utilization review, case management, quality management, and compliance programs to the extent that is medically reasonable and appropriate to do so.¬ 
Under the auspices of the Medical Director, the NP provides care for patients in the Outpatient Behavioral Health offices and/or the Inpatient Psychiatric unit.¬ 
Provides evaluation and management services for persons with psychiatric problems.¬ 
ESSENTIAL TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES¬ 
Direct Patient Care Services:¬ 
-Provides psychiatric medication services to patients, including assessment and follow-up appointments.¬ 
-Prescribes medication following the hospital's policies, formulary and relevant State regulations including the use of the OARRS System.¬ 
-Interprets diagnostic data, and coordination of patient plans of care as well as staff, patient, and caregiver education.
-Utilizes current practice standards and evidence-based practices when treating psychiatric population.¬ 
Planning/Organizing/Initiating:¬ 
-Organizes and prioritizes clinical responsibilities to maximize time efficiency and productivity.¬ 
-Develops and implements treatment plan and evaluates progress toward goals.
-Provides psychiatric information and collaborates with primary care physicians about the patient's progress toward maintenance and recovery.¬ 
-Understands coding and billing of services provided.¬ 
QUALIFICATIONS
-Nurse Practitioner Master's Level prepared in an area consistent with the population to be serviced.¬ 
-Current Nurse Practitioner license in good standing.¬ 
-ANCC or PMHCNS certification
-Minimum of two years prior experience preferred.¬ 
-Strong leadership, interpersonal, and organization skills.¬ 
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The facility is offering a salary plus full benefits and relocation package.
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