Yale New Haven Health System

APRN Outpatient Psych-Mon-Fri-(Friday, half-day 9-1)

US-CT-Bridgeport
Department
REACH
Category
ADVANCED PRACTITIONERS/PA/NP
Position Type
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Scheduled Hours
36
Work Schedule
DAY/EVENING
Work Days
MONDAY - FRIDAY
Work Hours
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY 9:30AM - 6 PM TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS 10AM - 6:30PM FRIDAYS 9AM-1PM
Work Shift
NO ON-CALL.
Requisition ID
2017-16789

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 registered nurse who provides ongoing assessment, planning, intervention, treatment and evaluation for REACH patients seeking care for psychiatric/mental health/behavioral problems and/or substance abuse. Job responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

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Responsibilities

  • The REACH Program serves YOUTH through ADULT -- IOP & Medication Management Services offered.

    1. Demonstrates advanced clinical skill in interviewing, observing and collecting healthcare information during time of assessment.
    2. Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications while providing diagnostic impressions and specific treatment recommendations.
    3. Provide therapeutic groups outpatient population.
    4. Performs psychiatric evaluation and provides clinical diagnosis.
    5. Clinically assess and evaluate REACH patients who present with emotional, behavioral and or psychiatric health needs.
    6. Collaborates with Multi-disciplinary support 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

Experience in psychopharmacology required. Minimum 3 to 5 years of clinical experience related to field of Psychiatry required. Lifespan certification a plus.

 

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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