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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Family Residences and Essential Enterprises
Location: Oakdale
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position OverviewOverseen by the Clinic Program Management, The Prescriber (PA/NPP) is responsible for evaluating the psychiatric needs of individuals, assist with the development of an Individuals Treatment Plan and to prescribe and oversee the medication regimen of individuals receiving clinical services with the program. The prescriber will refer individuals for appropriate services as needed. The prescriber will ensure that there is a team effort to provide overall high quality mental health services and work closely with all team members. The Prescriber will be expected to see up to 4 clients per hour depending on the nature of the visit.

Essential Job FunctionsAssess and diagnose individuals as neededPrescribe, monitor and adjust medications for individuals receiving clinical services.Oversee caseload of individuals (caseload based on authorized weekly hours)Utilize electronic medical record to complete required documentation as required by regulation and within mandated time frames.Provide clinical oversight of medical decision making, referrals and prognosis.Respond to and address emergent situations outside of normal working hours if required.Work as part of interdisciplinary team to ensure appropriate and timely referrals are made for the individuals supported.Participate in internal and external committees, groups and stakeholder meetings as needed.Effectively communicate and support the organizations mission, vision and valuesAdhere to the organizations Code of EthicsComplete all required trainings.Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job QualificationsState Licensed and Board Certified (if applicable)1 year experience working with mental health population (inclusive of prescribing and monitoring of psychiatric medications) with some generalist/primary care experienceNo convictions for crimes that preclude a person from working with members of a vulnerable populationLicense actively registered and current with the Office of ProfessionsActive NPI with Medicaid and Medicare privilegesActive DEA RegistrationValid and current Drivers License

Keywords: Family Residences and Essential Enterprises, Westport , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Oakdale, Connecticut

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