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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner-874486

Pathways of California

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner-874486

Orange, CA
Part Time
  • Responsibilities

    Welcome to Pathways of California’s career website! If you are passionate about helping others and enthusiastic about your future, we want you to join our team!

    Our company is known for an unwavering commitment to exceptional value and recovery-focused, quality care. We are experts in the field of behavioral health care, providing cutting-edge mental health and substance use community-based services and offer a dynamic employment experience! Pathways offers competitive salaries and benefits, comprehensive on-boarding and job training, a supportive learning environment, ongoing education in the use of evidence-based, promising practices and much more! We are well-known in the field and have been a preferred provider in the Southern California region for over 20 years partnering with local government agencies and managed care companies to offer personalized, integrated care to community members of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds. You will find that we have several openings ranging from administrative to clinical positions in a variety of service areas and settings in Southern California. Join one of our Pathways companies, Pathways Community Services (PCS) and/or College Community Services (CCS) and experience it for yourself! We have over 30 outpatient behavioral health locations nestled throughout our communities located in Kern County, Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Diego County.

    Pathways is looking for a Part-Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our OLDER Adult OASIS program, under the direction of a medical doctor performs comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, assessments, diagnosis, medication management, evaluation and on-going treatment of clients with mental disorders. Part time

    Essential Duties/Responsibilities

    Conducts initial client assessment to include obtaining psychiatric and medical history, performing psychiatric assessment and overall health assessment for any presenting problem

    Orders necessary laboratory studies, monitors and follows-up on abnormal results

    Provides prescriptions for psychiatric medications under the advice and direction of a medical doctor

    Assesses and evaluates responses to medications and monitors for potential side effects or adverse reactions

    Consults with other members of the treatment team on clients’ treatment plans

    Documents using Anasazi Electronic Health Record, a complete assessment and plan including all medication changes on each client and all other mandatory documents as designated by Program Director

    Obtains medication consents when appropriate

    Participates in staff in-service and case presentation meetings

    Consults with medical doctor regularly on treatment plans for clients

    Perform duties as designated by ACT model treatment modality

    Perform Home visits and off-sites visits as required by the needs of the families and participants

    Provide support and perform other duties as assigned or necessary

    May provide direct supervision to any LPT or LVN’s on staff

    Works under minimal supervision by Program Director and Staff Psychiatrist

    Recovery Requirements

    Provide the best customer care possible, including reliability in working a flexible working schedule

    Identify and build upon the strengths of consumers, coworkers, and the communities we serve

    Support consumers’ steps towards Recovery and Wellness

    Create an organizational culture that respects and celebrates the diversity of our consumers

    Value learning as an ongoing process that enables us to better service our consumers and establishes our leadership in the industry

    Research and utilize our industry’s best practices and analyze our own services to ensure the best possible outcomes

    Education/Licensing Requirements:

    •Graduate of an accredited college or university with a masters in Nursing•Current Nurse Practitioner license from the Board of Registered Nursing in the practicing state

    Pathways is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status or any other protected characteristic.