Nurse Practitioner-Psych BIDD

  • MaineHealth
  • Biddeford, ME 04005, USA
  • Jun 16, 2021

Job Description

Summary

Biddeford, ME

Per Diem

Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a member of the MaineHealth System, is seeking an experienced (2 + yrs) Psych NP or PA. The selected candidate will provide face to face & tele-psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and health care to patients.  They will co-manage their caseloads with the physicians and care team.  They will develop and record a plan for effective and timely treatment for patients in a community based setting

  • Work collaboratively with patient's primary clinician in diagnostic evaluation, on-going medication assessment, and therapeutic treatment.
  • Provide health screening and education regarding medications.
  • Respond to requests for medical consultation in a timely fashion.
  • Prescribe medical treatment within scope of practice.
  • Complete medical records timely per policy.
  • Respond to medical emergencies and determine need for transfer to accepting facility in collaboration with psychiatric care when needed.
    Maine Behavioral Healthcare is committed to creating:
    A seamless system of behavioral healthcare across Maine, coordinating inpatient hospital psychiatric care with community based treatment services
  • Better access to medical care through integration with primary care services
  • Effectively coordinating client and patient care across multiple locations and treatment settings to provide optimal health outcomes
  • Serve as a national model for treating people with serious mental health issues
    Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Master's degree with an advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice, and additional medical training.
  • Advanced skill and knowledge in conducting psychiatric evaluations and treating patients.
  • Current and valid license as a Nurse Practitioner by the Maine State Board of Nursing and qualified to do psychiatric evaluations and medication management.
  • Specific credentialing criteria needed if working in the hospital as defined by Medical Staff By-Laws.