Psychiatric APRN

Recruiter
Turnbridge
Location
New Haven
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 16, 2017
Closes
Oct 14, 2017
Industry
Chemical
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

DESCRIPTION: The Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is responsible for conducting psychiatric evaluations and medication management sessions for clients for the purpose of prescribing medication as part of the overall client treatment plan. Psychiatric evaluations booked in hour increments and follow ups are a half hour. The Psychiatric APRN works closely with the clinical staff including a Psychiatrist, APRN, Therapists and Case Managers to coordinate care.

REPORTS TO: Executive Director of Clinical Services

SUPERVISES DIRECTLY: None

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

?? Perform evaluation and management visits and coordinate care for Turning Point clients under the direction of a supervising physician.

?? Assist with care planning and provide follow up during transitions of care.

?? Maintain records of all visits and care coordination activities within the electronic health record.

?? Provide supports for improving overall wellness, managing clients, and identifying gaps in care within the agency.

?? Collaborate with clinical and residential staff to provide best possible care.

?? Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

?? Knowledge of recovery, mental health and other co-occurring disorders;

?? Experience in working with addiction in a residential and/or intensive outpatient milieu

?? Experience in working with chemical dependency in a residential and outpatient milieu;

?? Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills;

?? Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff;

?? Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

REQUIREMENTS

?? Active Connecticut License as an Psychiatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with the ability to treat a 17 to 30 year old population

?? Mental health and substance abuse treatment experience

Company Description Turnbridge is a three-phase extended care program for young men and women with addiction and co-occurring mental health issues.

Our accredited and acclaimed program is nationally recognized with experts and highly specialized staff to meet the developmental needs of young men and women.

Combining an evidence-based drug treatment model with traditional Twelve Step recovery and a comprehensive, experiential learning process, Turnbridge exposes young men and women and to a drug-free world gradually as they develop an understanding of their disease, build the skills to resist relapse, form meaningful relationships, and begin to make positive choices that will lead them to a healthy and productive life.