Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Part-time 9-10 hours in Hamilton Township, NJ at Recovery Centers of America

Date Posted: 4/24/2018

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Job Description

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

What We Do:
Recovery Centers of America is a five star rehabilitation organization that delivers the finest inpatient and outpatient substance abuse treatment available anywhere. The innovative treatment programs we offer are raising the standard of care across the board and we are growing rapidly. At Recovery Centers of America, we inspire, motivate, and provide a level of quality care to each patient that is reaching new heights.
Our team consists of the best clinicians in America and they are creating opportunities for outstanding outcomes in our neighborhood-based treatment programs for our patients and their families. We hold ourselves to a higher standard of excellence and we offer an opportunity for each person that joins our team to practice in an environment that supports their own career vision.
What We Need: 9-10 hours per week (with the possibility in the near future)
Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners have a vision of care that touches the lives of each patient, their families and loved ones. We encourage our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to revisit the reason they became a nurse- the calling to help others, provide a healing touch and ultimately make a real difference.
Recovery Centers of America needs Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners that can focus on the details while seeing the bigger picture, are able to present a caring but persuasive influence and are committed to the goals of the program and the individual goals of each patient.
Our team members are charismatic, emit a sense of magnetism that establishes trust and a sense of well-being with our patients and are leaders in directing care and provide comfort and guidance to families and loved ones. We are looking for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners that are eager and ready to provide exceptional care and be a part of something amazing.
What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct initial psychiatric patient assessments to determine medication and treatment needs

  • Prescribe medications and treatments with attention to existing medical diagnoses and concomitant therapies

  • Meet with patients in a timely manner in order to monitor progress and recommend necessary changes to their medication regimen and treatment interventions

  • Document all evaluations of and interactions with patients including the administration of medications and treatments

  • Complete clinical documentation possibly including but not limited to psychiatric admission assessments and discharge summaries

  • Use our web-based tracking system to document recommendations for treatment and /or referrals to provide the capability to easily share patient progress with PCPs and other treating providers

  • Ensure that all protected health information (PHI) in local computer/networks is stored in compliance with HIPAA regulations as specified in the Provider Agreement. Delete all temporarily stored PHI promptly as soon as the information is no longer needed. Functions under the direct supervision of the Medical Director in accordance with Nursing Standards of Care, Standards of Practice for Registered Professional Nurse as directed by the State Board of Nursing, Nursing Service and Hospital and Departmental policies and procedures

Job Requirements

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

What You’ll Need:
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification in good standing and current state nursing license
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting
  • Knowledge of medical diagnoses, appropriate treatments and medical terminology, approved detoxification regimens, addiction medicine and substance abuse disorders, co-occurring disorders, DSM Criteria and terminology
  • Experience working with underserved, transient populations and clinical co‐morbidities such as co-existing mental health, substance abuse and physical health conditions
  • Ability to read and interpret written information, write clearly and informatively and edit work for spelling and grammar
  • Ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations display strong listening skills, ask for clarification when needed, respond well to questions, demonstrate group presentations skills and participate in meetings 
  • Ability to quickly synthesize medical and psychiatric data and formulate effective and evidence-based clinical recommendations
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
How to Join:
Would you like to work for an innovative and exciting company that is transforming the treatment of substance abuse disorders? RCA’s mission is to help 1 million Americans achieve and sustain meaningful, lasting recovery. 
Ready to become a part of something amazing and become a member of our team? Please send your resume


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