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PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER - ALLENTOWN PA

Company:
TalentCare
Location:
Allentown, PA
Post Date:
June 17, 2022
Job Status:
Full-Time
Description:

WHY YOU’LL LOVE THIS JOB


Are you a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about fixing our broken system of healthcare? Would you like to join a team of clinicians revolutionizing the way we care for patients with medically complex chronic illnesses in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary care approach?

 

In your new role as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, you will enjoy the luxury of time to treat the root cause of your patients' chronic illnesses. Imagine if you could follow your patients through their paths, understanding all of the relevant factors limiting their ability to improve, changing their stories in a positive, life-changing way. You will use your intellect to truly change the patient outcome long-term. 

 

Plus, all Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners enjoy a top-tier benefits package, including generous PTO and bonus programs, as well as CME reimbursement, child care benefits and more.

 

Interviewing immediately. Apply today. 

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner you will be responsible for:


 



  • Focus primarily on the population with identified or suspected behavioral / mental health conditions and “adopts” these patients to add psychiatric expertise to the medical management plan and mitigate any negative impact that behavioral conditions can have on patient overall health and well-being

  • Actively participate with weekly multi-disciplinary team meetings to assure behavioral health issues considered and addressed for all high risk patients

  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with members and their legal representatives, facility staff, PCPs, existing psychiatrists and other collaborating mental health providers to maximize continuity and compliance with individualized member care plan

  • Practice in accordance with the respective state laws and regulations governing the practice of advanced practice nursing or physician assistants

  • Perform an initial comprehensive assessment on all newly enrolled members and at least annually thereafter

  • Develop a member management care plan upon enrollment and updates it as needed when changes in condition warrant or following hospitalization

  • Meet with members and/or their legal representatives to review newly developed or modified care plans; involves the PCP in these meetings

  • Call and communicates directly with patient’s PCP in real time to discuss any changes of condition and potential medication changes

  • Offer appropriate services and communicate changes at first available opportunity if unable to reach and emergent situation



QUALIFICATIONS




  • Current, unrestricted State NP license

  • Completion of RN accredited program

  • Completion of accredited program in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

  • Minimum of two (2) years clinical experience, with home based care desired.

  • Knowledge of CPT, ICD-9 and HCPC codes

  • Knowledge of clinical standards of care.

  • Awareness about UM standards, NCQA requirements, CMS guidelines, Milliman guidelines, and Medicaid/Medicare contracts and benefit systems is helpful.


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