Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Company: Midtown Health Center Inc
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job Description Midtown Health Center, a Federally Qualified
Health Center serving Northeast Nebraska is looking to immediately
fill anopening for Psychiatric - Mental Health Nurse
Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills are highly desirable and wage
differential is offered to successful bilingual candidates.
Midtown Health Center offers competitive wages and a comprehensive
benefits package including health, dental and vision insurances,
401(k), paid time off and more.
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for the delivery of quality
health care to patients of Midtown Health Center and functions as a
member of the multi-disciplinary health care team within the scope
of his or her medical practice.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provides direct patient care to clinic patients. Examines,
diagnoses, and prescribes appropriate treatment plans for patients.
Follows appropriate standards of care for each patient.
Refers patients for appropriate specialty care services, lab and
other ancillary services that are appropriate for patient's
management and care. Reviews all lab reports for patients under
his/her care on a timely basis and makes medical management
Refers patient's requiring hospitalization or assessment and
management of conditions to supervising physicians or appropriate
specialist. Follows patient's progress with referral physician.
Maintains health records for all patients and provides appropriate
follow-up instructions with the use of electronic health
Formulates, initiates, and monitors patient management plans for
patients using protocols and/or consultation with a supervising
Provides continuity of care to patients and serves in rotation for
after-hour care coverage.
Ensures that patient and family are educated about diagnosis and
the plan of care.
Consults with physicians and other members of the health care team
Participates in specified health promotion, education, and/or
prevention programs as needed.
2. Participates in the review, development, and training of patient
care policies, procedures, protocols, and standing orders.
3. Provides teaching and clinical supervision to nursing or support
staff and trainees.
4. Accepts responsibility for remaining current with behavioral
health, medical, and other health care trends and information that
influence their practice.
5. Assists in maintaining an efficient, safe, secure, orderly, and
aseptic environment of care for all patients and employees.
6. Other duties as assigned.
Duties 1 through 5 are designated as ADA Essential Functions and
must be performed in this job. All other job duties are secondary
Keywords: Midtown Health Center Inc, Sioux City , Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Norfolk, Iowa
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