Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Res-Care, Inc. | Madison, TN, 37115, US
Salary Range:$62,000 – $121,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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Our Company

SHC Medical Partners


Under the general supervision of the VP of Clinical Operations, provide continuous and comprehensive psychiatric services necessary for the promotion of optimal mental health, prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance. This includes the assessment, diagnosis and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. The PNP works collaboratively with other onsite medical and mental health providers.


Customer Service: Provide exceptional customer service

* Consistently demonstrates a high level of Emotional Intelligence (EI), as well as utilize Predictive Index (PI) knowledge to improve working relationships
* Maintains open communications with patients, families and/or responsible parties, facility staff and attending physicians
* Maintains a customer-oriented approach to meeting patient needs in an expedient manner, involving others in the plan of care as appropriate
* Maintains confidentiality and upholds highest level of professionalism
* Communicates at all levels of organization and work well within a team environment in support of company objectives
* Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments

Quality Service: Practice medicine in alignment with evidence-based medical recommendations, regulatory requirements and formularies

* Provides proactive, psychiatric care services to scheduled caseload of residents and patients based on resident risks and needs
* Provides prompt acute psychiatric care in-person or though telehealth to any residents who may have acute psychiatric care needs
* Schedules follow-up visits, as needed, and aligned with Federal Guidelines
* Collaborates with facility staff to identify patients' proactive medical needs and help develop an appropriate plan of care
* Confers with patients and their family and/or responsible parties regarding the patient's status
* Performs with attention to detail and accuracy
* Performs work with minimal supervision, takes initiative and make independent decisions
* Documents care provided; meeting standards for physician collaboration review

Medical Service: Perform services within Scope of Practice

* Works collaboratively with patients' attending and consulting physicians or mental health providers, as needed to provide comprehensive mental health services to the patients
* Conducts therapy, medication assessments, and crisis response to new and existing patients.
* Evaluates new patients upon admission to the facility as directed by facility staff and patient's attending physician to determine a differential diagnosis and plan for intervention
* Provides special assessments of residents awaiting discharge as appropriate to assist with diversion of inpatient treatment if possible
* Provides consultation and health education to facility staff, caregivers and patients as it is relative to treatment and medication needs of the patients
* Adheres to the after hour on-call agreement between SHC Medical Partners and facility, if applicable

Business Service: Achieve daily minimum Patient Care Ratio (PCR) target

* Maintains an appointment calendar
* Attains a minimum of 85% of daily time providing medical care
* Provides excellent organizational skills that prioritize resident care as a priority

Administrative Service: Perform required administrative duties in a timely and accurate manner

* Obtains and submits to billing department complete financial information for residents upon initial encounter, if applicable.
* Documents of patient visits are closed and in completed status within the 24 hours deadline
* Accurately and appropriately code all psychiatric visits
* Monitors and reads email at least twice daily
* Attends required conference calls, webinars, etc.
* Other special projects and duties, as assigned


Job Requirements:

* Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner program
* Master's degree in Nursing (MSN) and valid license to legally practice as a nurse practitioner in the state of current practice
* Successful completion of an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner training program or other national certification with acceptable adult psychiatric experience
* If NP, must be licensed as a Registered Nurse in good standing with current state license in state employed, if applicable
* Current/active CPR certification
* Effective verbal and written English communication skills
* Demonstrated intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Internet and Intranet navigations
* Demonstrated skills in Electronic Medical Records
* Ability to deal with new tasks without the benefit of written procedures
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
* Approachable, flexible and adaptable to change
* Ability to utilize tele-mental health services as adjunct to the current care model
* Extensive knowledge of the etiology of serious mental illness or other qualified mental health disorders and their treatment by a variety of appropriate therapeutic interventions including psychopharmacology; nursing practice and medical evaluation; physical diseases and their treatment; community resources and networking techniques; and of psychiatric and medical emergency stabilization

About our Line of Business

As a world-class geriatric medical practitioner organization, SHC Medical Partners delivers personalized care to thousands of residents and patients every day. Our dedicated and compassionate team is committed to building a trusting and rewarding relationship with those we care for and work with by providing our services with integrity and serving with humility. What sets us apart is our focus on enhancing the expertise, skills, and professional growth of the members of our team and our partners. Value in geriatric care can only be achieved when highly trained and passionate team members are given the right tools to provide proactive care. For more information, visit Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Pay Min

USD $60,000.00/Yr.

Pay Max

USD $69,600.00/Yr.