Job Description

Location: Steward Medical Group - North
Posted Date: 6/12/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 1101.69587 CMGE Psychiatry Unall

Job Summary

Under the supervision of a physician:

  • Provide direct psychiatric services including comprehensive evaluation and treatment planning and delivery to patients scheduled within PCP offices.
  • Maintain own schedule and referral screening when scheduling patients within Primary Care.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment in face to face and telehealth evaluations
  • Complete medical records timely per policy
  • Provide on-going medication assessment, education and management
  • Coverage along all other service lines
  • Respond to nursing staff concerning medical issues.
  • Consult with the supervising physician regarding physical findings and course of treatment.
  • Order appropriate medications per his/her expertise as determined by the supervising physician or designee.
  • Order simple diagnostic tests per his/her level of expertise as determined by the supervising physician or designee.
  • Initiate consultations to other services, authorized by the supervising physician or designee.
  • Respond appropriately during unexpected events, codes, medical emergencies (i.e., seizures). Defibrillation can be done provided there is documentation of annual training (BLS Certification).
  • Evaluate specific minor illness and injury of patients as defined by approved medical protocols.
  • Order safety restraints, when appropriate.
  • Collaborate with health care professionals in the planning, implementation and coordination of health teaching and counseling of the patient, family or patient representative. Document patient level of understanding
  • • In collaboration with the Supervising Physician, the NP communicates the plan of care with all referring providers, MD of record, as well as the patient and her family.
    May also be responsible for coordination with other clinical staff, nurses, other physicians involved in the care of patients.
    • The NP shall be accountable for maintaining the confidentiality of all Steward Medical Group and patient related information.
    • The NP shall abide by all Steward Medical Group policies & procedures.
    • Comply with all OMH regulatory equipment.

    Required Qualifications:

    • Graduation from and accredited NP program, Certification as a PMHNP
  • Experience in an outpatient medical practice preferred
    • Current Advance Cardiac Life Support Certification
    • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification
    • Two years’ experience as an Affiliate Practitioner preferred
    • Current Massachusetts license to practice as a Nurse Practitioner is required
    • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrate clinical expertise for functioning in an independent role
    • Excellent interpersonal relationships and communication skills for working with patients, families, and other staff
    • Ability to collaborate and effectively communicate with physicians and other health care professionals and support staff
    • Ability to be self-directed and demonstrate initiative in addressing responsibilities of the position
    • Ability to complete forms and other paperwork appropriately in a timely manner

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