Advanced Practice Nurse-Behavioral Health

New London, CT 06320

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Nurse Practitioner Job Number: 2964

We are assisting a private, not-for-profit organization dedicated to individuals with persistent mental illness and substance use disorders located in New London, CT with their search for a full-time APRN.

Position Overview:

Provide medication management to assigned caseload.

Essential Functions:
  • Provides psychiatric treatment, including assessment, diagnosis and prescription of psychotropic medications to persons served.
  • Provides medical management as needed to assigned caseload.
  • Meets agency productivity standards.
  • Participates/leads multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Responsible for documentation of client progress/outcomes in the progress notes, medication records, treatment plans, quarterly treatment reviews and discharge summaries. It is expected that this documentation will be done in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for persons served contacts and treatment planning according to the agency' s CQI standards, licensure standards and reimbursement provider standards.
  • Available for psychiatric urgencies or emergencies.
  • Consults and coordinates care with clinicians, nurses and other APRNs and MDs or DOs.
  • Performs related tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: RN in Nursing, completed master level training. Licensed as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut.  Required:  prescription of addictive disorder and persistent mental illness population as co-occurring disorders and application of harm reduction theory a must.

Must be able to obtain a minimal malpractice insurance policy of $1, 000, 000 / $3, 000, 000. Experience and interest in community psychiatry and crisis intervention. Certified in First Aid and CPR. Competent use of technology including Electronic Medical Records software.  CPR/First Aid Certified.  Bi-lingual Spanish preferred.

Benefits:

Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, Licensure Reimbursement, Malpractice Insurance, etc.

Cheryl Rapier
Senior Recruiting Manager

I enjoy the linking process - making good matches. My job is to listen to the needs of my clients and find the candidate who most closely matches what they are looking for.

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