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DNP/ NP - Psychiatric (Job )

Company: Adelphi Medical Staffing, LLC
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Adelphi is seeking a Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry to provide long term coverage at a facility located in Williamsburg, VA. Candidates must have experience working with acute adults inpatient populations.

Job Quick Facts:
--- Ref#: BD-114-30
--- Profession: Nurse Practitioner
--- Specialty: DNP/ NP - Psychiatric
--- Job Type: Contract/Locum
--- Location: Williamsburg, VA
--- Coverage Type: Clinical
--- Coverage Period: 3-6 months
--- Facility Type: Hospital
--- Start Date: ASAP
--- Shift Schedule: Mon to Fri, 8am - 5pm; with 1 Hour Lunch Break
--- Once a month, Participation in Lunch Coverage Call (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
--- Patient Demography: Adults (male & female)
--- Caseload: 40-45 (varies by ward and assignment)
--- Rate: $85-$95/hr

--- Active VA license
--- BC/BE in General , Geriatric Or Forensic Psychiatry
--- BLS/ACLS Certification
--- DEA Certificate
--- Proficiency in EHR (Cerner Millennium) documentation
--- 3+ more years as a Physician/Practitioner
--- Strong experience working with patients having Serious Mental Illness (SMI)
--- Psychiatric Crisis Management and Forensic experience, a plus
--- Experience working with adult admissions or geriatric admissions and acute and chronic health management of adult and geriatric populations.
--- Comfortable working on admissions work up and potential rapid turnover

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
--- Responsible for patient care that includes examination, evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of medical illnesses for adult and geriatric psychiatric inpatient population.
--- Serves as medical consultant to the attending psychiatrist/practitioner.
--- Completes admission medical assessments (including history and physical examinations, mental status examination) and entering admission orders.
--- Orders diagnostic/therapeutic tests and procedures.
--- Monitors patients progress, including laboratory values and special procedures with appropriate follow-up or referrals as needed.
--- Consults with authorized representatives/legal guardians on patient medical status.
--- Collaborates with attending psychiatric practitioner if needed providing DSM-5 Diagnoses that are valid, complete, and supported by timely and appropriate assessment.
--- Provides coverage to the medical clinic, the admission suit to ensure the admission process is completed.
--- Prescribes medications at the lowest effective dose in accordance with rational clinical practices. Assesses and address medication side-effects and report adverse drug reactions.
--- Ensures timely and quality documentation (admissions, follow-up and annual, etc.) in patient records in accordance with policies, procedures, regulatory standards, and guidelines.

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