Amazing Opportunity for a Child and Adolescent Psychiatric APRN Nurse Practitioner
- - Providers
- IN, USA
- Part Time
- Medical, Vacation, 401k
The APRN NP plans, coordinates, and evaluates patient's health care and provides diagnostic as well as therapeutic intervention and evaluation, including diagnostic and pharmacologic intervention. Performs or orders and interprets diagnostic testing. Utilizes referrals to other providers as needed. Writes prescriptions when having appropriate approved prescriptive authority. Performs office procedures within the scope of practice. Collaborates with health care providers across the health care continuum.
The APRN NP would be working with a full multidisciplinary team, with nursing support, alongside part time psychiatrist and psychologist, and the work also involves coordinating with outside agencies who are supporting patients and their safety. In this position the APRN NP would be seeing patients under 18.
Eskenazi Medical Group employees are expected to model PRIDE values (Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development, and Excellence) and be positive representatives of our organization on and off the job. This earns the trust and respect necessary to serve all of our customers with excellence. Employees proactively contribute to EMG's mission and professional goals: Advocate, Care, Teach, and Serve.
SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS and ASSOCIATED RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide integrated primary care to patients of Midtown Mental Health who suffer from serious mental illness, intellectual disabilities, substance abuse/use impairment, and/or are experiencing homelessness and manage medically complicated patients.
• Provide primary care on the Eskenazi Mobile Unit to community members who are uninsured, underinsured, and/or homeless.
• Evaluate and monitor patients for adverse drug reactions from antipsychotics and other potentially hazardous mental health medications and communicate findings and recommendations to Midtown prescribers.
• Evaluate patients for social vulnerability and make appropriate referrals.
• Coordinate specialty care in those with serious mental illness and/or experiencing homelessness by communicating with various members of mental health teams do decrease impact of chronic medical conditions on quality of life.
• Serve as medical resource for non-medical mental health team members and maintain open communication between all team members for care coordination.
• Verbal and written communication skills to maintain open communication with various members of the mental health teams and patients with communication deficits or substance use/impairment.
• Provide home or site visits as needed to group homes within the Midtown/Eskenazi Health systems.
• Participate in Professional Blended Street Outreach (PBSO) and Street Outreach Rapid Response Team (SOORT) programs
• Conduct homeless outreach with multidisciplinary team and provide medical care in homeless camps.
• Assess and refer patients for addiction services through appropriate community facilities.
• Precept Advanced Practice Registered Nurse students.
• Expertise in the practice of advanced practice nursing as demonstrated with experience in clinical practice including the following requirements:
• Knowledgeable of pathophysiology and disease processes; current guidelines; and symptoms of exacerbation of serious mental illness vs. medical issue contributing to a symptom.
• Knowledge of chronic disease management.
• Knowledge of substance abuse/misuse signs and symptoms. Including substances that may be misused or diverted by mentally ill and homeless patients and reversal and treatment overdose.
• Knowledge of issues unique to the mentally ill.
• Knowledge of potential medical and mental health issues unique to the homeless
• Knowledge of appropriate referral process to various resources.
• Ability to participate in homeless outreach, which may include carrying a backpack up to 15 pounds with medical equipment, ride a bicycle or hike up to 5 miles at a time in order to reach homeless camps.
• Maintain Relias Learning through Midtown Mental Health in order to improve knowledge of issues unique to the mentally ill and homeless.
• Participate in PBSO and SOORT training and outreach.
• Maintain training and certification in non-violent crisis intervention.
• Participate in 140 hour Podiatry Internship to provide basic podiatry services to patients, including toenail trim, wound care, nail avulsion, callus paring, taping/strapping. Maintain updated knowledge of appropriate foot care codes.
• Specialty certification.
• Special privileges required.
Eskenazi Health system commitment: We will
Expect collegial and multidisciplinary approaches to problem solving from all providers working in our system.
Respect clinician autonomy where evidence for a standard of care has yet to be developed. Different approaches should be evaluated to determine the optimal ones, which should then be adopted broadly. Care pathways will be assessed based on quality/outcomes, effects on workflow, and costs.
Commit ourselves to improvement in quality, processes, and the work environment.
Share information openly regarding vision, mission, and strategy, and the progress towards meeting those targets.
Provide timely reporting on quality, volume, financial, and other operations metrics to providers.
Improve chains of communication between providers and administration to make decision making and problem solving as transparent as possible.
Promote Eskenazi Health as a superior learning environment for undergraduate, graduate, and practitioner education in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and other clinical specialties, and provider opportunities for clinical research with our patients.
Seek the input of providers to develop novel services for our patient populations.
Be a leader in promoting wellness among our providers, staff, and patients.
Support career development of providers through inclusion of them in project teams, research projects, and leadership development activities, including coaching and training in improved patient satisfaction.
Recruit and retain superior providers and staff (including those employed by EMG and IUHP) through actions that recognize successes, address provider engagement, and address low performance among staff and providers in a timely fashion.
Eskenazi Health has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2018 list of "150 Great Places to Work In Health Care." This is the 3rd year in a row now that EH has received this honor.
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