Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Seneca Center Santa Ana , CA 92701

Posted 4 months ago


Seneca Family of Agencies was founded in 1985 by advocates who were determined to more effectively meet the needs of children in group homes and foster family care. Seneca established itself as an innovative leader in the provision of unconditional care through a comprehensive continuum of school, community-based and family-focused treatment services for children and families who have experienced high levels of trauma and are at risk for family disruption or institutional placement of the children.

The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, evaluating and treating clients on their caseload. Additionally, the Nurse Practitioner is also responsible for utilizing the nursing process to provide assessment, treatment planning, and evaluation of the client's care within designated clinical areas. The Nurse Practitioner acts as a clinical role model, provide nursing consultation to staff, and psychiatry services.

Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. Celebrating diversity and creating a culture of inclusion increases creativity, innovation, problem solving, and teamwork. Seneca's agency-wide DEI Advisory Board, Employee Resource Groups, and Language Practice Groups help our employees provide culturally and linguistically relevant services to the families we serve.

For more information on our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative, click here!


  • Responsible for quality clinical care of clients, providing medication support services for a caseload of approximately 60 clients across two program sites.

  • Collects and analyzes assessment data to formulate client care problems, individualized outcomes, plans, implements and evaluates nursing interventions.

  • Provides all care required to be given by a RN/NP for assigned programs/shifts.

  • Meets all regulatory and facility documentation standards.

  • Provide trainings to staff members, family members and Nursing team.

  • Collaborate with psychiatrist and staff nurse to ensure clients are medically stable for treatment and coordinate PCP.

  • Collaborates with Psychiatrist/Medical Director/Consulting Nursing Director to ensure quality of prescriptive practices, diagnostic practices, medication administration, adequate consents, medical treatment and follow-up.

  • Collaborates with Clinical Manager to ensure health and safety, infection control, resource utilization, and clinical and rehabilitative standards of care.

  • Participates in Health Services department meetings, on-site staff meetings and other facility activities.


  • Bachelor's of Science or Bachelor's of Arts in Nursing and Valid California Registered Nurse License

  • Valid California Nurse Practitioner License and Valid California Nurse Practitioner Furnishing Number


  • Must be able to work with youth ages 5 - 20

  • Valid driver's license, clean record, and insurability through Seneca's automobile policy

  • TB test clearance, fingerprinting clearances and any other State/Federal licensing or certification requirements.


  • 32 Hours per week


  • Competitive salary

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and chiropractic coverage, partially paid premiums for dependents

  • 5 weeks of flexible Paid Time Off, a 403(b) retirement plan, and an employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan

  • Excellent training, scholarship opportunities, and ongoing professional development

  • Collaborative team environment!

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Seneca Center