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Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse On Call Burke Medical Center Falls Church, VA



Description

Responsible for providing evaluations, treatment planning, referral, case management, and individual follow-up, and group therapy based on clinical evaluations of targeted populations.


Essential Functions:
- Assesses clinical, emotional, and educational health needs of patients. Provides individual and group psychotherapy implementing goal specific and measurable treatment plans. Triages / evaluates, provides urgent care psychotherapy for both scheduled and walk-in patients and implements indicated treatment plans.
- Collaborates closely with staff psychiatrists, Primary Care Providers and other clinical staff to maintain continuity and integration of care as well as appropriate follow up.
- Acts as a resource for clinical staff and assists in implementation of in-service and support programs for medical center staff.
- Documents clinical patient encounters in accordance with department policies and procedures following HIPAA regulations.
- Provides telephone evaluations, and recommendations, and consults with a physician as needed regarding medications.
- Participates in patient education activities around psychiatric symptom and disease management.
- Facilitates referrals to appropriate community agencies including hospitals.
- Participates in on going Intensive Outpatient Program development and implementation. (This includes input and participation in the types of groups and activities to be offered for post hospital and other patients requiring acute outpatient services.)
- Collaborates with physicians and managers in developing and periodically reviewing protocols relevant to department functioning.
- As directed by a physician, prescribes or orders medication or laboratory testing.
- Participates in monitoring quality of care according to professional standards and established criteria.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

The position could be at the Burke MedicalCenteror Falls Church Medical Center.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Three (3) years of post master's degree experience providing direct advance practice nursing care in a psychiatric clinical setting required.
Education
- Master's degree in mental health nursing required.
License, Certification, Registration
- In accord with the specific job description Certification as Clinical Nurse Specialist in either Adult, or Child/Adolescent Services by the ANCC required.
- Current license to practice in the jurisdiction to which person is assigned required.
- NPI required.


Additional Requirements:
- Strong Assessment and Diagnostic Skills.
- Strong triage and crisis intervention skills.
- Treatment Planning Expertise.
- Strong Case Management Skills.
- Efficient and effective practice management in a fast paced clinical setting.
- Customer Focus and Strong Ability to Function as a Team Member.
- Flexibility.


Preferred Qualifications:
- N/A.


Primary Location: Virginia,Falls Church,Falls Church Medical Center 201 N. Washington St.

Scheduled Hours (1-40): 1

Shift: Day

Working Days: Mon-Fri

Schedule: Call-in/On-Call

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group: UFCW - Local 400

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job: Nursing Licensed

Public Department Name: Behavioral Health


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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