Under the direction of a medical doctor performs comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, assessments, diagnosis, medication management, evaluation and on-going treatment of clients with mental disorders.
•Conducts initial client assessment to include obtaining psychiatric and medical history, performing psychiatric assessment and overall health assessment for any presenting problem.
•Supervision of RN/LVN and general oversight of OASIS medical department
•Orders necessary laboratory studies, monitors and follows-up on abnormal results.
•Provides prescriptions for psychiatric medications under the advice and direction of a medical doctor.
•Assesses and evaluates responses to medications and monitors for potential side effects or adverse reactions.
•Consults with other members of the treatment team on clients’ treatment plans.
•Documents using Subjective information, Objective information, Assessment Plan/Symptom Observation Assessment Plan (SOAP) Format, a complete assessment and plan including all medication changes on each client.
•Obtains medication consents when appropriate.
•Participates in staff in-service and case presentation meetings.
•Consults with medical doctor regularly on treatment plans for clients.
•Provide the best customer care possible.
•Identify and build upon the strenghts of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve.
•Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness.
•Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers.
•Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry.
•Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own servies to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Education and/or Experience:
Graduate of an accredited college or university with a masters in Nursing.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current Nurse Practitioner license from the Board of Registered Nursing in the practicing state