• Reap Healthcare Agents
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Oct 15, 2019
Full time Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric

Job Description

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Baltimore, MD. APPLY The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is an independent health care provider who, working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team, is responsible for providing mental health treatment to adult clients of Health Care for the Homeless. This role’s primary duties are assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental illness in homeless individuals in Baltimore. RESPONSIBILITIES Effectively provide psychiatric care including assessment, diagnosis, treatment and referral as required for adult clients Accurately monitor clients’ compliance with and reaction to psychotropic medications Effectively provide on-site and telephone consultation with care team staff Regularly review and update medications in the electronic medical record Effectively provide general guidance with regard to overall mental health care delivery Models and reinforces the Health Care for the Homeless “core values” of dignity, authenticity, hope, justice, passion and balance Actively participates in performance improvement activities and actively participates in advocacy activities that support the mission of HCH Performs other duties on an as-needed basis Protects our client’s personal health information by maintaining compliance with HIPAA and other relevant Health Care related IT security regulations MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education Master’s degree in nursing Graduate experience with an accredited psychiatric nurse practitioner program Current licensure and certification to practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of Maryland Possesses CDS and DEA licenses with buprenorphine waiver BLS CPR certification Experience 2 years of direct psychiatric clinical care experience, preferably working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary clinical setting Direct client care experience with populations similar to clients of Health Care for the Homeless; experience in a community or public health setting working with the underserved is preferred Comfortable working with homeless and/or low-income individuals and families Skills Excellent interpersonal skills to interact and maintain relationships with a wide range of personalities Strong written and verbal communication skills Bi-lingual (Spanish and English speaking) preferred Demonstrated proficiency with EMRs Able to cope with interruptions, be flexible, and be a team player Flexible approach, working with several cross-disciplinary teams in a collaborative style Culturally sensitive working with staff and clients from diverse backgrounds Able to work with ill, disabled, emotionally upset and sometimes hostile individuals

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