AHS NurseStat 1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004, USA
May 19, 2018Full time
Job Description AHS staffing has an opening for a PMHNP certified nurse with DC licensure. This is an unprecedented level of patient care with an assembled team to assist the less fortunate with the best care available. The Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Clinician (APC), Primary Care, will serve as the primary behavioral health clinician for a panel of complex Medicaid members, as part of an integrated clinical team addressing medical, behavioral, and social health issues. This individual will focus on assessing, diagnosing and managing patients with severe mental illness, substance abuse, and other behavioral health conditions while providing oversight and clinical guidance to the primary care team for behavioral health care. Core Competencies Assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with behavioral health conditions, ranging from serious mental illness to substance abuse, or the potential for such conditions, using their full scope of therapeutic skills, including the prescription of medication and administration of psychotherapy, as appropriate. A true patient-centered approach, from a bedside manner that puts patients, caregivers, and team members at ease A collaborative team member and effective communicator Willingness to operate in an ambiguous environment, without continuous supervision Experience operating in an integrated behavioral health delivery model Essential Duties & Responsibilities Assess, evaluate, diagnose, and manage the behavioral health conditions of patients Performs mental status examinations, biopsychosocial assessments, psychotherapy, and, when appropriate, prescribes and manages medications within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician leadership Order, interpret, and evaluate diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient's clinical problems and health care needs Record physical findings, and formulate a plan and prognosis, based on the patient's condition Discuss case with the medical and behavioral health physician leadership and other care team members(social work, therapists, care managers) to prepare and enact a comprehensive patient care plan Submit the goals of individual patients for periodic review and evaluation by the physician leadership Refer patients to physician leadership for consultation or specialized health resources for treatment Maintain complete medical records, including history, physical exams, and telephone message summaries timely and accurately Attend behavioral health and/or medical rounds at the care center, perform e-consults as needed, collaborate with care center teams on both medical and behavioral health aspects of care Work Location & Travel Expectations Based in local market, with local travel. Provides nighttime, weekday or some weekend and holiday call coverage as part of work schedule. Qualifications 1 year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner 3-5 years practice as a behavioral health clinician strongly preferred Current RN and Nurse Practitioner license (FNP/ANP/GNP) in good standing with the state in which you are practicing Masters of Science in Nursing Board Certified either with AANP or ANCC Psychiatry Training and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certified required (PMHNP). Prescribing authority/DEA licensure NPI billing number Optional: Bilingual (Spanish or French) Security Clearance Required: No Visa Candidate Considered: No Candidate Details 2+ to 5 years experience Seniority Level - Mid-Senior Management Experience Required - No Minimum Education - Master's Degree Willingness to Travel - Occasionally Ideal Candidate Must be a board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health NP (PMHNP), with ideally 3 or more years of experience as a Psych NP (not previous RN exp). Must have treated, diagnosed and prescribed for a variety of mental health issues, including, but not limited to Psychotic patients, severe depression/suicidal and substance abuse. Must be comfortable delivering care with an outpatient clinic also when needed in patients private homes or in SNF, LTC or similar setting. Must have a good driving record in order to utilize company vehicle and reliable transportation should a company vehicle not be available. Company Description AHS Staffing, headquartered in Edmond, Oklahoma, is a fast-growing healthcare staffing business focused on placing primarily pharmacy and dialysis healthcare professionals into facilities throughout the country. Founded in 2010, the Company has achieved exponential growth since inception. The Company is executing its plan to become a national and diversified staffing platform. With the prior successes of the founders, favorable industry tailwinds, focus on specialty areas of staffing and fragmentation of the industry yielding numerous add-on acquisition opportunities, AHS is confident in its approach to build a leading staffing platform.