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POSITION SUMMARY: Under physician supervision, the Psychiatric
Nurse Practitioner will provide direct clinical services to
patients with psychiatric disorders, representing a broad range of
diagnostic groups and developmental stages. These clinical services
will include assessments, treatment planning, pharmacotherapy, and
individual and group psychotherapies—as well as well as
consultations to physicians and other clinicians. The care
delivered will be based on theoretical principals and scientific
knowledge and within the scope of the California Nurse Practice
Act.The work will mainly occur within the primary care clinics,
although care may be delivered in other clinic settings as well—all
within a collaborative care model. The Psychiatric Nurse
Practitioner will work one evening per week. In collaboration with
departmental leadership, this clinician will additionally be asked
to participate in the design, development, and implementation of
PAMF's integrated behavioral healthcare program. Principal
Accountabilities Obtains problem oriented patient history and
documents findings in the patient medical record and in an accurate
and timely manner.
Performs physical and psychosocial assessments and documents
findings in the patient medical record.
Diagnoses and treats medical problems including patient
education, counseling, medication advice and follow-up instructions
with referral when necessary to supervising physician or
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS Education, including Licensure /
Certification / Registration Current CA RN license required
Current CA Nurse Practitioner License required
Current DEA license required
BCLS for Healthcare Providers (AHA) required
National certification required
ACLS certification preferred
Fluency in Spanish is strongly preferred
Experience using Epic is also preferred
2 years advanced practice experience in psychiatric settings.
The ideal candidate will have experience working with children,
adolescents, families, and adults of all ages—as well as in working
within primary care settings and in using an integrated care
approach. Broad experience in psychopharmacology, the management of
psychiatric medications, and the education of patients and their
families with respect to pharmacotherapy.
Organization: Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8-12 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: PER DIEM
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