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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: LifeWays Community Mental Health
Location: Michigan Center
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description General Summary: Under the administrative direction of the Integrated Care Services Clinic Supervisor and the clinical direction of the Medical Director, the Staff Nurse Practitioner provides psychiatric services to consumers consistent with LifeWays and Michigan Department of Health and Human Services policies, the laws of the State of Michigan, and the ethical standards of the American Medical Association that adheres to the standards of LifeWays, Department of Health and Human Services Access Standards, and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This position requires the ability to foster positive engagement with consumers that will assist them in beginning their path to recovery. Essential Functions: Supports the mission, philosophy, and goals of LifeWays while providing direct psychiatric services through comprehensive assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment of consumers. Provides direct medical and psychiatric services to consumers in the most efficient and effective manner possible through psychiatric evaluation, medication reviews, and prescription of and monitoring of medications. Participates in coordinated quality improvement activities including peer reviews, credentialing reviews, and review of psychiatric indicators. Serves as an active member of the medical staff and participates in medical and administrative committees. Makes recommendations to the Medial Director regarding program development and clinical concerns. Examines and certifies consumers requiring involuntary psychiatric hospitalization pursuant the provisions of the Michigan Mental Health Code. Provides on-call back up for peers in their absence. Responsible for accurate and clinically competent documentation all information regarding consumer treatment in electronic medical record within timeliness standards. Participates in training programs for medical professionals as required. Participates in a meaningful way in helping plan and implement processes which work to improve the quality of care. Participates in implementation of Psychiatric Evidence Based Practices. Carries out LifeWays policies and procedures. Participates and contributes to the goals and objectives of the interdisciplinary team of which he/she is a member. Works collaboratively with other community healthcare and human service providers. Maintains and acceptable level of productivity, attendance, and work performance. Attends and participates in meetings with treating psychiatrists. Collaborates with the Medical Director at least weekly. Attends meetings, trainings, and conferences, as requested. Represents LifeWays in a positive, professional manner while attending community events, as required. Maintains regular and predictable attendance. Required Education / Certificate / Licensure MSN degree and NP certification in the State of Michigan. Licensed to practice as an NP in the State of Michigan. Valid Michigan Controlled Substance License and Drug Enforcement Agency Registration. Must pass background verification and credentialing procedure consisting of: Michigan State Police clearance check, verification of a professional licenses, Medicaid/Medicare verification, verification of the National Practitioners Databank/Healthcare Integrity & Protection Databank Search, verification of Board Certification, educational background check and verification of an acceptable work history. Must be insurable through the professional liability and malpractice insurance provided by LifeWays. Preferred Education / Certifications / Licensure Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist

Keywords: LifeWays Community Mental Health, Lansing , Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Michigan Center, Michigan

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