BH Medical Professional
Job Details
Full Time
Graduate Degree
Negligible
Nonprofit - Social Services

Summary
Participates in the psychiatric evaluation and ongoing treatment of members including psychiatric evaluations, medication supervision, health education, assessment; assists in nursing supervision and participates in the planning, development and implementation of services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conducts psychiatric evaluations of members, prescribes and monitors medications as appropriate.
  • Works in a collaborative manner with the Medical Director.
  • Discriminates between normal and abnormal findings on the history, diagnostic tests; initiates referral and consultation when appropriate.
  • Regulates and adjusts medications and treatments.
  • Provides consultation and education to members, families, staff and community on medication actions, side effects, and proper health and nutrition habits.
  • Maintains member charts and records according to established guidelines and procedures.
  • Coordinates acquisition of lab tests & primary care providers, screens laboratory results, and facilitates follow-up medical treatment.
  • Assists in member outreach and advocacy activities.
  • Attends and participates in adult recovery and clinical team meetings.
  • Develops and maintains liaison relationships with other community medical agencies.
  • Assists in supervision of other nursing staff.
  • Works cooperatively with adult recovery team to maximize recovery of members.
  • Participates in the planning, development, and implementation of new services to underserved populations.
  • Makes referrals to appropriate primary health care physician for management of acute and long-term health problems.
  • Consult with Medical Director regarding clinical treatment management issues.
  • Performs other related activities in accordance with agency growth and changes.
 
 

Education/Experience:    

  • A minimum of three (3) years experience as a Nurse Practitioner in behavioral related setting/practice.

Licensure:    

  • Licensed as a Nurse Practitioner by the State Board of Nursing, currently licensed to practice nursing in the State of Arizona.

Additional Requirements:    

  • Valid Arizona Drivers license, proof of current insurance and willingness to use personal vehicle.  
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Record - no more than 2 moving violations or a license suspension in past 3 years.

Skills:    

  • Bilingual a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of various therapeutic techniques utilized in interrupting dysfunctional behavior and lifestyles.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills. 
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources.
  • Ability to interact effectively in a team setting with other health and behavioral health professionals. 
  • Familiarity with people and practices within various ethnic and cultural groups. 
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills using MS Office products, Word, Excel, Access, etc., importing/exporting date to/from applications.
     
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