The Society of Psychiatric 
Advanced Practice Nurses
 
 
 


Job Op: Central New Jersey

  • 07/28/2014 10:26 PM
    Message # 3056269
    Suzanne Drake (Administrator)

    Position: APN-Psychiatry

    Location: Central New Jersey

    Department: Medical Team

    Reports to: Medical Director


    Hospital

    A non-profit specialty healthcare system providing behavioral health in an inpatient, outpatient, and community based setting. This system has been recognized as a pillar in New Jersey for quality care and has been ranked by CMS as one of the best providers of behavioral health treatment in New Jersey. They are centrally located in a beautiful and serene rural setting and are in growth mode as well with new construction currently underway. The system prides itself on strong and stellar leadership and very low turnover with consistent promotions from within. The Medical Director is highly regarded as an expert in Behavioral Health and has provided many innovative approaches to treating all aspects of Mental Health.

    Brief Job Description

    • Coordinates and administers medical care to patients (acute care, dual diagnosis, older adults and adolescents) on a float basis. 
    • Conforms to performance improvement standards of patient care as established through Policies and Procedures. 
    • Provides professional representation of the Hospital to other mental health professionals, professional societies, community agencies, and the lay public.
    • Daily hospital patient rounds as well as daily psychiatric and medical care and documentation of treatment, including progress notes, discharge summary and referral form.
    • Contact with Family and Referral and Managed care interfacing.
    • As assigned by Medical Director, daily unit meeting attendance, Medical Staff Conference attendance and Medical Staff committee assignments.

    Ideal Candidate

    NJ state registered APN with at least 2 years of prescribing experience as well as two years of behavioral health or psychiatry experience. Knowledge of in-patient psychiatric treatment including medications and treatment options.

    Interested candidates may contact David Flam at (845) 290-1900 x 212 or at df@merraine.com



   


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