APRN - Psych-Part-time
West Chester, PA 
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Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
APRN - Psych-Part-time
Category Healthcare
Job Locations US-PA-West Chester
Type Part-Time
About Us

Newport Healthcare is a nationwide behavioral healthcare organization dedicated to transforming young lives through evidence-based care. To that end, we have assembled the best teen and young adult mental health treatment staff in the country, and we want you to join us. While our experts guide our clients to sustainable healing, our job is to support our valued staff members, and we do that through offering industry-competitive salaries, career growth and skills expansion, student loan repayment and tuition reimbursement, and a company commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, among other advantages. Be part of a team that's dedicated to providing compassionate care based in authentic connection, mutual respect, and unconditional love-and experience the rewards of making a difference in the lives of young people and their families each and every day.

Empowering Lives. Restoring Families.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse is responsible for direct services with children, adolescents and their families including but not limited to evaluation/assessment; medication therapies and medical management; psychotherapy and counseling; parent/consumer education; record keeping; collaboration with other professionals, team members as well as related community services.

Essential Duties:

* Evaluate and manage clients through direct care encounters weekly and as needed. Direct care encounters may include prescription and management of medication, order and interpretation of labs, order of consultations or referrals, and education to clients and families.

* Update treatment plan weekly.

* Timely completion of documentation (may include assessments, treatment plans, progress and group notes, discharge summary) according to established standards.

* Round collaboratively with Psychiatrists regarding shared cases and treatment teams weekly and as needed

* Assist with providing cross-coverage to Psychiatry team cases

* Assist with patient admissions including initial evaluations and initial assessment documentation

* Provide collateral/liaison contact to patient families

* Provide collateral/liaison contact to outpatient providers for clients

* Assist with utilization reviews for clients

* Complete discharge recommendation assessments as part of collaborative discharge summaries

* Ability to work in a collaborative environment including maintaining requirements of Physician Collaborative Agreements

Qualifications


* Master's Degree in nursing from an accredited institution

* Licensed as a nurse practitioner in the state of California

* Current DEA license

* Minimum two years' experience working with adolescents in a residential environment preferred.

Newport Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email accommodations@newportacademy.com for assistance.

For more information on Equal Opportunity, please click here Equal Employment Opportunity Posters


Newport Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Newport Healthcare provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
Newport Healthcare is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.  Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process please email accommodations@newportacademy.com for assistance.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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