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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner New

Topeka, KS

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Deer Oaks

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Position Description

Job Details

Level:    Experienced

Job Location:    0PF56 Topeka - Topeka, KS

Position Type:    1.0

Education Level:    Master's

Salary Range:    Undisclosed

Job Shift:    8a - 5p

Job Category:    Nurse

Description

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Topeka, KS  

(“Deer Oaks requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID as a condition of employment.”)

Deer Oaks Med Management Associates is a multi-site psychiatry practice with service locations throughout the United States, providing on-site psychiatric services in long-term care facilities. Our team of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners provide comprehensive psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psychotherapy to the residents of our long-term communities. Our practitioners provide these services using an interdisciplinary, collaborative team approach to ensure the combination of therapy techniques and medication are used for the best patient outcomes. 

We are hiring a part-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Topeka, KS to work with patients with the goal of reducing polypharmacy when appropriate, managing psychiatric medications, and implementing Medicare compliant gradual dose reduction strategies for psychotropic medications.

Our PMHNP’s provide direct patient care; stabilize patients, minimize complications, provide physical and psychological support, facilitate restoration of maximal health potential, and evaluate health risk factors. They perform diagnostic assessments, acquire health histories, perform examinations, prescribe and manage psychiatric medications, integrate psychotherapy when appropriate, and manage patients in a nursing facility or assisted living environment.  

Specific duties include:

•    Appropriately document medical interventions, including initial patient history, physical examination, review of current medications, labs and other relevant information from the patient’s medical chart, clinical progress and interventions, and collaboration with other applicable healthcare providers.  
•    Obtain and accurately document all relevant health history, with an emphasis on mental health history.
•    Perform comprehensive mental health assessment and psychiatric evaluation, to include: mental status, current/past history of violence, suicidal or self-harm behavior, substance use, trauma, sexual behaviors, and social/developmental history. 

If you have the experience, compassion, and drive to work in this rewarding field, we would love to speak to you about how you can make a difference in the lives of older adults in your community! 

Qualifications:

The following are requirements for this position:

  • Experience managing and prescribing psychiatric medications 
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 
  • PMHNP License or equivalent
  • DEA
  • Experience performing psychiatric assessments
  • Providing care for older adults

Part-time availability: (Monday-Friday)

Beyond a great team environment, qualifying staff enjoy the following benefits:

  • Monday - Friday schedule, normal business hours, and no on-call hours
  • Physician supervision as required by state regulation
  • W2 Employee
  • Medical, Dental, Vision offered (part-time may be eligible)
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Administrative Support
  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Jury Duty Leave (part-time may be eligible)
  • License Renewal and Liability Insurance assistance
  • Paid Training
  • Relocation Assistance
  • CME’s reimbursement and more


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