Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Psychiatric NP

Employer
Calvert County Health Department Behavioral Health
Location
Prince Frederick, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to become a part of our team! You will focus on providing high quality patient care as part of a healthcare team. Responsibilities:Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illnesses in a community based behavioral health clinicPrescribe all necessary medications and treatmentsDevelop and implement patient management policies and proceduresFacilitate referrals to other healthcare professionals and medical facilitiesCommunicate with collaborating physician or specialist regarding patient care Qualifications:Previous experience in behavioral health field with all age groupsAbility to build rapport with patientsAbility to thrive in a fast-paced environmentExcellent written and verbal communication skillsStrong leadership qualitiesWillingness to obtain training for buprenorphineMasters Degree in NursingMaryland License as psychiatric nurse practitioner