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- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Orientated Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
Under the leadership of the Ohana Medical Director, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing care to child & adolescent patients and their families with acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. Duties include the evaluation and treatments of patients including, but not limited to, performing initial and follow up psychiatric assessments; initiating, renewing, and changing medications; ordering routine laboratory, radiological, and diagnostic tests and providing initial interpretations of results; initiating or expediting requests for consultations, special tests or studies; evaluating and initiating therapy for acute and chronic mental health problems; providing education and training (individual or groups) to the patient, family & community as necessary; and communicating clinical findings to members of the clinical team. Dependent on program need, this position may also be performing duties in the Ohana IOP/PHP program. Duties also include documenting all findings and results in the medical record. In addition to clinical care the Ohana nurse practitioner will be available to work with the Ohana Physician in Chief on program development.
Important dimensions of this position consist of excellence in patient care through observation, assessment, nursing judgment, communication skills and interpersonal relations. Must have demonstrated critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making ability and able to work independently.
Completion of postgraduate nurse practitioner fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry nursing strongly preferred. Minimum of two years working in child and adolescent psychiatric clinical setting required. Experience with dual diagnosis patients preferred. Must demonstrate a thorough and complete understanding of psychotropic medications, side effects, and drug/drug interactions.
Masters of Science degree in Nursing required.
State of California RN and Nurse Practitioner license with specialty certification in psychiatry. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required. Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) certification must be obtained within the first 6 months of hire. Pharmacology Course: Neuroscience Education Institute Master Psychopharmacology Program or equivalent to be completed within 9 months of hire. Will complete mandatory 5150 training by Monterey County to obtain 5150 certification and obtain 5150 Professional staff authorization yearly.
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