Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Job ID: 6121069080
Employer: Positive Directions - The Center for Prevention and Counseling, Inc.
Location: Westport, Connecticut
Provider Category: Advanced Practice Providers (PA's, APRN's)
Provider Type: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Psychiatry
New Grads OK? No

Positive Directions – the Center for Prevention and Counseling is seeking compassionate individuals to join our multi-disciplinary team of clinicians who will provide outpatient counseling and medication management. Enjoy a rewarding position working with an array of clients (clients typically include those with mental illness and/or substance misuse) in a supportive outpatient environment. You will be responsible for psychoeducation of client and family; counseling services; prescribing of medication and medication management. Maintaining appointments and being responsive to staff and clients outside of work hours is a must.

Job Functions
*Obtains and reviews client’s medical history relevant to client care
*Conducts assessments and makes diagnosis
*Orders and reviews laboratory tests as deemed necessary
*Assumes responsibility for prescribing FDA approved prescription medications according to state and federal guidelines
*Maintains all required documentation for client care and medication management
*Conducts client consultations
*Provides training to clinical and non-clinical staff as needed
*Documents client progress notes in the EMR
*Performs other clinical duties as required
*Conducts follow-up calls to clients to discuss the client’s progress and address any concerns.
*Attendance at bi-weekly clinical consultation. Collaborates with fellow clinicians.
*Hours will consist of mostly week day appointments, with some evenings required. No on call requirements.

*Must have valid Medical and/or DEA License
*Must be passionate about the mission of the organization
*Have an entrepreneurial mindset and be client-focused
*Must have flexibility to work some evenings, based on your clients’ schedules
*Strong interpersonal skills and ability work well with all staff, volunteers and clients
*Familiarity with EMRs or other databases
*Must be willing to be on a variety of insurance panels

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $75.00 to $100.00 /hour


relevant: 2 years (Preferred)

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) (Required)
Contract Length:

More than 1 year
Work Location:

One location

Flexible schedule
This Company Describes Its Culture as:

Detail-oriented -- quality and precision-focused
Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative