Yale New Haven Health System

APRN Psych-Mon-Thurs

US-CT-Bridgeport
Department
ADULT PSYCH OUTPATIENT
Category
ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
36
Work Schedule
DAYS
Work Days
MON-THU
Work Hours
Daytime hours
Work Shift
NA
Requisition ID
2017-16584

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

A nurse practitioner who focuses on meeting the emotional, behavioral and psychiatric health needs of REACH patients while providing ongoing evaluation, assessment, planning, intervention, and treatment. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Job responsibilities include the following:
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Responsibilities

  1. REACH Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), work alongside the Clinical Coordinator and Multidisciplinary Team, serving ages 18 & up. 
  2. Medication management for Adolescent through Adult populations.  Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications while providing diagnostic impressions and specific treatment recommendations.
  3. Performs psychiatric evaluation and provides clinical diagnosis.
  4. Clinically assess and evaluate REACH patients who present with emotional, behavioral and or psychiatric health needs.
  5. Demonstrates advanced clinical skill in interviewing, observing and collecting healthcare information during time of assessment.
  6. Collaborates with Multi-disciplinary treatment team to develop treatment plans for patients.
  7. Completes required documentation  in a timely manner and adheres to the departmental standards.
  8. Assures patient's rights and safety are maintained at all times.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Advanced practice registered nurse with a state-approved master’s degree in nursing (MSN) at minimum.

  

EXPERIENCE

Adolescent through adult experience preferred  (13- Adult.) Experience with the child population a plus (Lifespan Certified).

Experience in psychopharmacology required.  

Minimum 3 to 5 years of clinical experience related to field of Psychiatry required.

 

LICENSURE

 Advanced practice registered nurse who has successfully fulfilled the state’s requirements in terms of clinical hours, and the completion of an advanced practice certification exam. 

Must hold active APRN licensure and maintain compliance with state requirements.

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