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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Job Information
Company: Vericare
Job Type Name: Nurse Practitioner Jobs
Date Updated: 2013-08-20
Job Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Job Description: Company: Excellence and Integrity in Geriatric Behavioral Services. Vericare sets the standard for excellence and integrity in geriatric mental health services through multi-disciplinary behavioral interventions. We partner with respected, skilled long-term care, rehabilitative and assisted living facilities to deliver compassionate care for the elderly, providing multi-disciplinary behavioral management interventions. Vericare's community of professionals provides a spectrum of therapies, including individual psychotherapy, psychotropic medication management, behavior management and rehabilitation support services.

Job Description: As a Vericare Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in geriatrics, you will join approximately 400+ clinicians who work near and far- in nursing homes within our 9 regions. (CA, TX, IN, TN, NC, FL, NJ, DE, and PA). Whatever region you are in, know this: You will make a tremendous difference in the quality of life for our Geriatric population.
Our Nurse Practitioners assess, plan, evaluate, implement and coordinate care of psychiatric patients, including medication management, education and support for patients.

Other Duties can include:
Assess patients mental and physical status based on symptoms.
Collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, including psychiatrists, psychologists, or nursing staff, to develop, implement, or evaluate treatment plans.
Consult with psychiatrists or other professionals when unusual or complex cases are encountered.
Develop and implement treatment plans.
Distinguish between physiologically and psychologically based disorders and diagnose appropriately.
Prescribes appropriate medications for physical and mental health issues. Will plan and institute a course of treatment demonstrating knowledge of drug action, interaction, and reactions. Prescribes or recommends controlled medications according to existing core privileges.
Desired Skills: MSN-Psychiatric/Mental Health, Gerontological, Family or Adult Specialty. ANCC certification. Psychotropic medication management experience.
Preferred: Psychotropic medication management with a geriatric population.

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City: Fort Worth
State: Texas
Job Details
Degree Required: Other
Position Type: Permanent
Experience Required: Open/Unknown
Specialty: Psychiatry Jobs
Accept Visa Candidates: No
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Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs
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