Reference Code: NEC0835
Advanced Practice Nurse - Psych Services
Job Function Provides competent, holistic, effective advanced practice nursing care to consumers of behavioral health care at this agency according to standards set forth in statement on Psychiatric Mental health Clinical Nursing Practice.
Population served will be adult consumers with mental illness and substance abuse (MICA). Functions as an independent nurse clinician and maintains competency to perform psychiatric evaluations, psychiatric pharmacological and psychological interventions, consultation to other health care
providers and evaluation of outcome. Maintains collaborative practice with physician for prescriptive practice.
Education Required Certified advanced practice nurse in the state of New Jersey and ANCC certification with a minimum of a master's degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing.
New Jersey license required.
Reports To Director of Nursing Services and Psychiatric Services
Experience At least five years of experience in psychiatric mental health. Completion of all clinical rotations.
Hours/Schedule 35 Hours per week
1.Performs comprehensive psychiatric evaluations. Orders labs and performs specialized procedures in accordance with standards of practice and collaborative practice agreement with physician.
2.Completes treatment plans within time-frames allowed per Policy.
3.Completes progress notes within 24 hours of service delivery.