Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Department: 2405 - Harvard Place OP Clinic
Location: 1920 BURNET
San Antonio, TX, 78202
Salary Range: $103,415.00 - $155,123.00 Per Year
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

GENERAL SUMMARY 

Examines, diagnoses, and treats patients. Conducts psychiatric examinations. Prescribes and monitors client responses to psychotropic medications and other consumer/patient related services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

MINIMUM ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS 

Education and Experience

  •  Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited school and the completion of an accredited Psychiatric Residency Program and have PMHNP designation of at least one (1) year of experience prescribing medications and working with clients with serious persistent mental illness.
  •  Experience in a psychiatric setting.
  •  Completion of an accredited Psychiatric Residency Program and have PMHNP designation.
  •  Must have working knowledge of the principles of the development, implementation, and documentation of individualized care and treatment
  •  Must have working knowledge of State and Federal laws and professional standards related to psychiatric treatment
  •  Must have ability to evaluate patients, set up and carry out an effective course of treatment utilizing the expertise of other clinical personnel with a minimum of direction
  •  Must have proficiency with standard Microsoft Office applications and EMR systems

 Licenses or Certifications

  •  Current Texas RN Advanced Practice the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners, and U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency Substance Registration Certificate (DEA)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

  •  Bilingual (English/Spanish)

SUPERVISION

  •  Work requires managing and monitoring work performance of a business unit or key work area including evaluating program/work objectives and effectiveness, establishing broad organizational goals, and realigning work and staffing assignments for the department.

COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESSFUL PERFORMANCE OF JOB DUTIES

Knowledge of:

  •  State and Federal laws and professional standards related to psychiatric treatment
  •  The principles of the development, implementation, and documentation of individualized care and treatment
  •  Mental health laws
  •  Applicable software applications
  •  Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment

Skill in:

  •  Critical thinking
  •  Counseling
  •  Organization and time management
  •  Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
  •  Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios

 Ability to:

  •  Evaluate patients, set up, and carry out an effective course of treatment utilizing the expertise of other clinical personnel with a minimum of direction
  •  Respond to emergencies
  •  Effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
  •  Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  •  Maintain accurate and complete records
  •  Meet schedules and deadlines of the work
  •  Understand and carry out oral and written directions
  •  Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  •  Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 Compensation Package 

 Salary Range: $103,415.00 – $155,123.00 Per Year

Recruiting and retaining talented individuals is important to us. At the Center for Health Care Services, we are committed to providing our employees with a total compensation package that includes competitive pay, affordable health and wellness benefits, generous paid time off, flexible work schedules, professional development opportunities and generous retirement savings options.

We have wide range of career opportunities and hope you will join us in our mission!

Apply online today at: www.chcsbc.org  

The Center for Health Care Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer