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OUTREACH COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Title: Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ID: 1232 Department: Behavioral Health JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE:Under the direction of the Director of Behavioral Health with consultation from the Lead Psychiatrist, the Advance Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing supportive psychotherapy and medication management to clinic patients in accordance with agency policies and procedures. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned. Perform comprehensive behavioral health assessments including evaluation, diagnosis (DSM), and treatment planning for all patients seen. Provide supportive psychotherapy and motivational interviewing as needed; Teach and counsel patient's and family members regarding mental health diagnoses and treatment so that they can make informed decisions. Order and interpret laboratory test and diagnostic studies and take appropriate follow-up steps if immediate attention is required. Prescribe psychiatric medicine as necessary and appropriate in accordance with state and federal laws. Evaluate for common and acute chronic conditions and refer to primary care provider for on-going treatment. Collaborate with psychiatrists in establishing and reviewing drug and other medical guidelines. Review of guidelines will be done in a continuing manner but no less frequently than annually. Provide consultation to behavioral health nursing staff in order to maintain effective nursing practices. Ensure the completion of all required paperwork, records, and documentation. Coordinate patient care by interacting with key providers within key departments including Primary Care, Family and Children, and Case Management Services. Maintains patient confidentiality consistent with current HIPAA regulations and WI and Federal regulations regarding mental health and substance abuse treatment EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires a Masters inNursing with a minimumof 2 to 4 years of related experience. must haveWI State License as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber & must beBoard Certification as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner EOE of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets Outreach Community Health Centers, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. ***** APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online: ipc.us/t/EABEC015ED3D4BF6

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