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    The Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner (APRN) is an advanced practice nurse that helps with all aspects of patient care, including intakes, assessment, diagnosis, treatment plan initiation, consultations, follow up and referrals. It also includes medication prescription and monitoring as well as individual psychoeducation and therapy. The NP may work in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

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    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Collaborates with BHIP team to complete intake screening and admission process and develop a plan of care that is based on the Veteran's needs including medical, mental illness, substance use, and/or psychosocial deficits.
    • Initiates, orders and evaluates plans of care for psychiatric management of assigned clients.
    • Provides patient/family education regarding disease process, risk factors, symptom control and treatment.
    • Performs independently or as part of a treatment team.
    • Serves as NP for a variety of specialty treatment programs within Mental Health Service
    • Functions as an expert in clinical practice and/or areas related to the assigned roles and responsibilities.
    • Provides a full range of behavioral health services, including assessment and treatment.
    • Participates in Admissions Screenings and provides medical records review of applicants seeking enrollment in various Behavioral Health Programs.
    • Performs comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, with an emphasis on mental health history, including age specific assessments.
    Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday - Friday; Various Shifts to assure appropriate coverage, may include weekends and holiday hours.
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not required (update to Required if applicable)

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/547081700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.