Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) / Physician Assistant (PA)

  • TalentCare
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • Aug 03, 2018
Part time Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric

Job Description

WHY YOU'LL LOVE THIS JOB Part Time (Salaried)JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Are you a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant who is passionate about fixing our broken system of healthcare? Would you like to join a team of clinicians revolutionizing the way we care for patients with medically complex chronic illnesses in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary care approach? In your new role as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, you will enjoy the luxury of time to treat the root cause of your patients' chronic illnesses. Imagine if you could follow your patients through their paths, understanding all of the relevant factors limiting their ability to improve, changing their stories in a positive, life-changing way. You will use your intellect to truly change the patient outcome long-term. Plus, all Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Assistants enjoy a top-tier benefits package, including generous PTO and bonus programs, as well as CME reimbursement, child care benefits and more. Interviewing immediately. Apply today. QUALIFICATIONS As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant you will be responsible for: - Focus primarily on the population with identified or suspected behavioral / mental health conditions and “adopts” these patients to add psychiatric expertise to the medical management plan and mitigate any negative impact that behavioral conditions can have on patient overall health and well-being - Actively participate with weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings to assure behavioral health issues considered and addressed for all high risk patients - Establish and maintain effective relationships with members and their legal representatives, facility staff, PCPs, existing psychiatrists and other collaborating mental health providers to maximize continuity and compliance with individualized member care plan - Practice in accordance with the respective state laws and regulations governing the practice of advanced practice nursing or physician assistants - Perform an initial comprehensive assessment on all newly enrolled members and at least annually thereafter - Develop a member management care plan upon enrollment and updates it as needed when changes in condition warrant or following hospitalization - Meet with members and/or their legal representatives to review newly developed or modified care plans; involves the PCP in these meetings - Call and communicates directly with patient’s PCP in real time to discuss any changes of condition and potential medication changes - Offer appropriate services and communicate changes at first available opportunity if unable to reach and emergent situation

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