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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: Northwest Human Services, Inc.
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Salary: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Site Location: West Salem Clinic - 1233 Edgewater St NW, Salem, Oregon 97304 Position Status: Full Time - Monday through Thursday ABOUT US: Northwest Human Services is a mission focused organization providing compassionate and professional medical, dental, psychiatry, mental health, and wraparound services for those in our community who need it most - uninsured individuals, families, the homeless, and migrant workers. Our multidisciplinary teams are fully integrated, allowing us to provide our patients with exceptional coordinated care. The leadership and Board of Directors at NWHS support our staff with a variety of training and development opportunities as we continue to expand our programs and community offerings. We strive to instill a workplace culture based on inclusivity, open communication, and positive support. YOUR ROLE at NWHS: Diagnose, triage, and provide sample psychotropic medications as well as prescriptions for necessary Psychotropic medications. Monitor medications for an ethnically diverse patient population with medical and behavioral health problems. Provide brief intervention strategies and develop treatment plans for patients. Collaborate and consult with medical providers, mental health staff, and other collaborative partners to ensure effective treatment for patients with behavioral health disorders. DUTIES: Assist primary health care providers in diagnosing and treating behavioral health and psychological issues, through diagnostic consultation, evaluation, and treatment. Conduct Psychiatric Evaluations and define the most effective out-patient treatment plan for the client, including referrals for supportive services to effectively support the client---s stabilization. Prescribe, follow-up and monitor effectiveness and side-effects of prescribed psychotropic medications with select patients. Maintain appropriate medical records documentation on all patients in accordance with organizational policy and agency initiatives including Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home. Consistently up to date on charting. Meets expectations of above 90% on weekly documentation report and maintains PAQ at less than 75 items at any given period. QUALIFICATIONS: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner possessing unrestricted license for practice in the state of Oregon. Three year's work experience and specialized training in the mental health field. Excellent working knowledge of behavioral medicine and treatment for mental health conditions. Ability to make quick and accurate clinical assessments of mental and behavioral conditions and develop appropriate management/treatment plans. Organized, creative, flexible, open-minded and able to multi-task. Able to work effectively as a team, interfacing with patients, primary care providers, mental health staff, as well as administrative and support staff. Summary of Benefits: Our Board of Directors and Administration strives to provides a benefits program that is comprehensive, competitive within our industry, and affordable for our employees. Full Comprehensive Medical with 2 plans, Dental, and Vision Flex Spending Account Group Life: Short Term & Long Term Disability 100% paid by employer 403(b) retirement plan with 3% employer match 10 hours of monthly Paid Time Off based on FTE 7 -- paid holidays each year 2 floating holidays. Continuing Education Plan Employee Healthy Living Program If you are interested in joining a team that makes a difference in the lives of many, please apply online For more information, please contact the HR/Recruiting Department at: Office: 503-588-5828 - Email: Equal Opportunity Employer: We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All candidates who receive a written offer of employment will be required to undergo criminal records check. Northwest Human Services complies with the Oregon COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement for Healthcare Providers and Healthcare Staff in Healthcare Settings. Every candidate who accepts a position with Northwest Human Services will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting employment ("Fully vaccinated" means having received both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine, and at least 14 days have passed since the individual---s final dose of COVID-19 vaccine). Details can be found on the Oregon Health Authority site here.

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