Advanced Practitioner - Psychiatry (NorthEast Psychiatric Services)

  • Carolinas Healthcare System
  • Concord, NC, USA
  • Apr 21, 2018
Full time Healthcare

Job Description

Location Details: 
Job Summary:
NorthEast Psychiatric Services in Concord, NC, is seeking a certified Psychiatric Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join their team.  This role functions in an outpatient setting. Emphasis is on health promotion and illness education in regards to a focused concentration of medical care.
Essential Functions:
• Performs initial and periodic medical history, physical examinations, and daily assessments
• Records findings of examinations, assessments and plan of care
• Performs minor medical and/or surgical procedures
• Writes appropriate prescriptions and administers medications
• Orders and interprets daily laboratory and radiology examinations
• Determines treatment plan for patient
• Documents all patient encounters, records observations, interventions, and actions in a medically appropriate manner on the patient's medical record
• Acts as a patient advocate for the population served
• Attends, participates and contributes to group/practice meetings and development of policies and procedures when requested
Education, Experience and Certifications:
• Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program required
• Approved to practice as a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant in NC
• Nurse Practitioners: PMHNP certification or 5 years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry required   
• Physician Assistants: CAQ certification in Psychiatry required 
Physical Requirements:
Work requires walking, standing, sitting, lifting, reaching, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling. Must be able to lift and support the weight of 35 pounds in handling patients, medical equipment, and supplies. Must speak English fluently and in understandable terms. Must possess intact sense of sight, hearing, smell, touch, and finger dexterity. Must have the ability to react and perform in stressful situations.
At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer