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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job ID 
2017-1076
Job Locations 
US-TX-Hurst
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established AND growing integrated health organization with s diverse set of medical ventures, specializing in pain management clinics and ambulatory surgery centers.

 

Our physicians are committed to applying the most innovative pain management approaches to restore a better quality of life for patients with chronic pain including evaluations, medication management, and interventional procedures.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Psychiatric NP is responsible for providing psychotherapy, medical evaluation, and medication management to a range of clients having substance abuse, mental health, and co-occurring disorders under the supervision of consulting psychiatrist(s) and the medical director.

Responsibilities

  • Provide health and physical assessments, psychiatric evaluation, and medication assessments for patients. Develop individual treatment plans based upon aggregate assessment data and provide therapeutic interventions as necessary.
  • Provide consultation and health education to an interdisciplinary team of physicians as well as patients when needed.
  • Maintain documentation of services rendered, treatment plans, progress notes, and medication consultations in compliance with PPOA policies and procedures regarding the electronic health record system (EHR).
  • Complete other responsibilities required to provide clients with high quality, safe, and effective medical and psychiatric care.

Qualifications

  • Licensed as Nurse Practitioner in the state of Texas
  • Five years' experience in the field of Chemical Dependency is preferred
  • Two years' experience as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Practitioner is preferred
  • Must have a valid Texas Drivers License