Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner New
Options Counseling and Family Services Website
Full Time, Part Time
$65,000 - $145,000 DOE and FTE
No recruiters please
Provides psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and psychotherapy for children and adults in a community mental health clinic.Will work effectively as a mental health team to assist individuals and families in solving physical, mental and social health problems.Responsibilities include initial and updated psychiatric evaluations, routine follow-up care and medication management. Oversight and review of QMHPs’ annual assessments and individual services and support plans. Must be designated as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority.
- This position will either be one (1) full-time position, split between the Eugene office and Salem office or
- one (1) part-time position working in the Eugene office only, or
- one (1) part-time position working in the Salem office only.
- We expect both of these offices to grow and change, hopefully quickly, into full-time work.
We also have one very part-time position available out of our Beaverton office. Right now it would be about two, eight hour days per month.
Education and/or Experience:
Licensed or license-eligible PMHNP in the State of Oregon. Prescriptive experience required. Incumbent must have a DEA Registration number and meet any other credentialing requirements. Prefer 2+ years of psychiatric nursing experience but will consider a recent graduate. Bilingual, Spanish-English a plus.
Excellent organizational skills along with effective oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills required. Must have knowledge of current trends and concepts of professional nursing practices, as well as the principles and practices of common health problems, mental health, clinical assessment, and continuity of patient care and community aspects of health services. Knowledge of common health problems, causes, treatment and prevention of communicable diseases, handicapping conditions, mental illness and other disabling conditions required. Must be knowledgeable on laws and regulations relating to the practice of medicine and nursing science basic to medicine (anatomy, psychophysiology, pharmacology, and microbiology). Must be able to multitask, prioritize and work well under pressure. Should be able to interface with mental health therapists and the medical community. Should have excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment, including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and database management and record keeping software. Must have respectful, open, unbiased, accepting attitude toward clients and their families.