The Society of Psychiatric 
Advanced Practice Nurses
 
 
 


Job Op: Trenton

  • 09/25/2014 2:30 PM
    Message # 3109421
    Suzanne Drake (Administrator)

    Millhill Child and Family Development

    Job Description

    Advanced Practice Nurse for 

    Millhill Behavioral Health Department & Outpatient Clinic

    • The APN for the clinic will be responsible for all medication monitoring appointments and completion of psychiatric evaluations.
    • The APN will work with families and staff to assist in providing the most appropriate course of treatment for the child and their families.
    • Major focus of treatment team approach.
    • Involvement in treatment planning alongside therapist.
    • Training of clinical staff as needed in regards to psychotropic medication related information.

    ADMINISTRATION:

    Ÿ  Complete all documentation as required by Director of Behavioral Health, Clinical Coordinator, & Outpatient administrative staff members.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Ÿ  Provide knowledge about prescribed medication to therapist, clients, and their families.

    Ÿ  Provision of psychiatric evaluations, medication monitoring appointments, & prescription refills as assigned by the Clinical Coordinator and/or other Outpatient administrative staff members.

    Ÿ  Report directly to Psychiatrist regarding supervision of medication monitoring.

    Ÿ  Request Psychiatrist’s, clinician’s, and families’ input regarding all medication decisions for the child. 

    Ÿ  Attend at least 2 in-service trainings (6 per calendar year) and provide information on medication at least one in-service. 

    Ÿ  Document all meetings with clients. 

    Ÿ  Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement Team, outlined in the policy and procedures manual for the Outpatient clinic.

    Ÿ  Be familiar with all policies and procedures regarding Millhill Behavioral Health & Outpatient Clinic 

    Ÿ  Work towards compliance for Medicaid regulations in all areas including paperwork.

    Ÿ  Pay rate per hour, competitive as decided by the Director of Behavioral Health.

    These duties are not inclusive.  Other duties as necessary to facilitate smooth functions of the agency may be assigned.

    Employment is "At Will".

    CONTACT: jfaiman@millhillcenter.org 



   


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