Responsible for direct and indirect care given to assigned participants in compliance with state regulations, professional standards of practice, physician orders, and individual health/treatment plans. Conducts nursing assessments and identifies health needs. Administers and monitors prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques and physician’s orders. Provides consultation and case management to/for persons with severe mental illness or co-occurring disorders. Recommends and refers participants to appropriate medical services. Documents all services using program standards. Acts as a collaborative member of an interdisciplinary team.
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse degree from accredited university/college.
Experience working with persons with psychiatric disorders and/or co-occurring population required.