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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - (PMHNP)

Company: Wellpath
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: September 8, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $ - $ / hourYou Matter:--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture--- Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports:--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging--- Autonomy in a warm team environment--- Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching--- Company paid life insurance--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loansWhy Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Physician Assistant will work under the direct supervision of the Health Services Administrator (HSA), Program Manager (PM), or higher medical professional to provide medical care and treatment to the inmate population, specifically focusing on behavioral health disorders. They will work collaboratively with the healthcare team to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care plans, ensuring compliance with all agency, local, state, and federal laws and regulations. The role requires excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills, and a deep commitment to providing high-quality care to the inmate population.Key Responsibilities:--- Provide psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and treatment to committed persons, including prescribing appropriate medications and offering on-site or tele-psychiatry services.--- Create and maintain multi-disciplinary treatment plans for all applicable persons served according to company and facility expectations.--- Assist in monitoring psychotropic medication usage and coordinating medication in a cost-efficient manner.--- Offer on-site coverage as assigned each week, provide 24/7 on-call services if applicable, and offer written summaries of history, diagnosis, and treatment course as required.--- Assist in crisis intervention needs and screen committed persons for possible transfer to outside psychiatric treatment facilities or other community mental health facilities when necessary.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationMust have Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant DegreeExperiencePrevious correctional/detention facility experienceMinimum two (2) years' experienceLicenses/CertificationsUnrestricted current license, certification or registration in state of practice - must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registrationCurrent (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS and PALS (where applicable) certification through AHAWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Fairfield , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - (PMHNP), Healthcare , Fairfield, California

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