Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than forty sites, over eight hundred employees, and 40 years’ experience.
Join Southwest Behavioral Health Services as we inspire people to feel better and lead fuller lives. By helping others discover their strengths, we improve our communities and ourselves. Be part of one of Arizona's largest, most widely respected non-profit behavioral health agencies.
We are currently seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our Buckeye Outpatient Clinic! This is a part-time position working 20 hours per week.
This position has primary responsibility for the medical and psychiatric functions in an outpatient clinical setting. Provides general psychiatric services and is responsible for ensuring that the psychiatric services are in compliance with OBHL as defined in the Covered Services Guide. Provides psychiatric assessments, medication monitoring, & continuity of care facilitation for adults and/or children/adolescent clients in an outpatient setting using a client-directed outcome informed approach. This may include direct supervision as well as review and revision of all applicable procedures and their execution relating to the daily medically related activities. Maintains expected level of productivity goals. Maintains appropriate medical chart management and documentation with particular emphasis on PCP coordination of care, laboratory, and vitals compliance standards. Collaborate with Program Director in delivering program specific services. Provide opportunities for clinical case staffings to OP site staff as needed.
- Requires MA degree in Nursing and ANCC Psychiatric Mental Health Certification. Possession of a current nursing license or ability to obtain license in the State of Arizona.
- Current DEA Certificate required.
- Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire.
- Demonstrated experience assessment. Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations, accreditation and licensing standards relative to Arizona State Board of Nursing.