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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Direct Hire
Sacramento, California | Direct Hire Position
Responsibilities: Obtain detailed psychiatric history on assigned patients. Assess and treat psychiatric illnesses. Write detailed progress notes on patients' charts following SOAP format; maintain other records as needed. Provide health and mental health education to patients andfamilies. Maintain pace with assigned appointment schedule and help assure timely patient access to care. Consult with designated physician when required to assure optimal clinical management of patients. Participate constructively in peer review activities and quality assurance/improvement projects as assigned. Participate constructively in the annual performance evaluation process. Comply with all State Laws governing Nurse Practitioners. Oversee student interns including Physicians, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners.
Requirements: 2+ years' experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with the State of California required. Current First Aid and CPR Certification; Current DEA licensing.Demonstrated knowledge of psychiatric care principles and practices. Knowledge of medications, including indications, contraindications, interactions, dosing, side effects, and proper administration. Experience with patient care, addiction treatment, mental-health disorders, and co-occurring disorders treatment. Familiar with com