PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

Chowchilla, CA

Posted: 12/28/2022 Job Number: 22714076 Pay Rate ($): 67.0

Job Description

Staff Today Inc. (STI) is currently seeking Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work at a facility in Chowchilla, CA. These are registry positions with our company Staff Today Inc.

Pay Rate: $67 / hour

Shift Details:
  • Area: Mental Health STRT Class: PNP Shift: 1 Start: 07: 00: 00 End: 17: 00: 00
Job Duties:
  • Provides patient assessment, diagnosis and treatment plans in accordance with statutes, regulations and protocols regulating the profession.
  • Collaborates with the staff psychiatrist, the nursing staff and technical personnel, as well as the counselors at the University Counseling center and outside local counselors.
  • Provides psychiatric health services, education, counseling and emotional support.
  • Refers patients for inpatient care, in collaboration with the staff psychiatrist, as necessary. Issues medication prescriptions in accordance with treatment guidelines.
  • Orders laboratory tests, interprets and explains the test results to patients.
  • Provides patient education regarding medications, risks, benefits and reasonable outcome expectations.
  • Communicates with patients and engages in follow-up as necessary.
  • May also provide primary medical care services as indicated, in accordance with statues, regulations and protocols regulating the profession.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.
Education
  • Completion of a Master' s Degree or, post-Master' s Degree in Nursing within the psychiatry specialty area from an accredited college or university.
  • Possession of current license to practice as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner as granted by CA.
  • Knowledge of the principles of psychotherapy applicable to care, treatment and rehabilitation of children and adults with behavioral, developmental or psychological disturbances.
  • Knowledge of psychological testing devices and methods.
If interested in this position, Staff Today accepts applications via email, fax, and mail. You may also apply directly through this job post. If you have any questions, please contact Queyara at our offices at 800-928-5561.



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