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Milford Regional Medical Center Nurse Practitioner - (224223)

Universal Health Services


Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
1586
Universal Health Services
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Milford Regional Medical Center Nurse Practitioner - (224223)

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Job Description
General Summary of Duties: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) will complete behavioral health assessments, treatment plans/plans of care for patients and psychopharmacological evaluations in the Emergency Department as well as on med/surg floors in collaboration with Arbour-Fuller behavioral health team onsite. Reporting to: Arbour-Fuller Hospital, Director of Nursing Services and Medical Director and works collaboratively with Arbour-Fuller Director of Emergency Services Specific Duties/Responsibilities: • Works as with MRMC staff, nursing and social work staff as part of the behavioral health team • Provides evidence-based behavioral health assessments and treatment/care plans to patients • Makes independent decisions regarding needs of the patients, collaborating with hospital attending physicians in providing behavioral health services • Maintains patient records and other written information as required • Facilitates with ED Clinicians patient discharge planning other behavioral health services as needed such as inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, community services, outpatient services and psychopharmacology. • Collaborates with the medical staff to provide direct patient consultation as appropriate (with physician order). Provides consultation and information to primary care staff regarding pertinent behavioral health issues. • Collaborate with the Medical staff, attending physicians, and case management in disposition/discharge planning • Provides psychiatric nursing consultation MRMC physician and nursing staff regarding assessment planning and provision of therapeutic interventions for patients • Serves as a role model and nursing/social work resources for the professional staff in the clinical management of patients with behavioral health issues. • Maintains patient confidentiality • Works to acquire knowledge of medical issues pertinent to the provision of effective behavioral health services • Maintains department policies and procedures and ensure quality of care with respect and sensitivity to the needs of the clients we serve • Consult on psychopharmacology and treatment plan, risk factors. • Discharge planning and community behavioral health referrals to patients/families Performance Requirements • Knowledge of and skill in providing behavioral health assessment and treatment specifically in an evidence based manner • Knowledge of organizational policies, regulations and procedures of services • Skill in working closely as a team member with hospital staff including physicians, nursing, social workers. • Skill in providing information about behavioral health issues to staff and patients • Skill in development treatment plans, plans of care, discharge plans, community referrals • Knowledge of community resources for mental health and addictions treatment • Skill in maintaining effective working relationships with patients, staff and families • Ability to be flexible in providing services • Skilled in exercising a high degree of initiatives, judgment and distraction and decision making to achieve organizational objectives • Ability to organize, coordinate and monitor work assignments • Ability to prioritize work assignments and departmental responsibilities
Job Requirements
Education: RNCS, PNP or independently licensed social worker from an accredited institution. Experience developing treatment and discharge plans as we
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