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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

at Horizon Health and Wellness

Posted: 1/30/2020
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

Horizon Health and Wellness is looking for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners for our New Location in Florence AZ. Horizon Health and Wellness provides a multi-directional integrated behavioral health, primary care and wellness services designed to improve individual health outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. Horizon Health and Wellness is a non-profit 501(c)(3) behavioral health agency licensed by the State of Arizona.

EOE/M/F D/V

POSITION SUMMARY: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide direct medical / psychiatric care in the Psychiatric NP's area of expertise to ensure the delivery of quality psychiatric and medical services.

Education/Experience/Abilities:

  • Licensed in the State of Arizona as R.N. and National Certification as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Possess current DEA registration.
  • Has current unencumbered license to practice as a nurse practitioner and to prescribe medications in the State of Arizona.
  • Has no pending actions by the board of nursing in Arizona or any other state.
  • Has knowledge of treatment for general psychiatry or a special qualification in children, geriatrics or addiction psychiatry.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older.
  • Possess valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record, home telephone, and reliable transportation.
  • Is able to be on-call as assigned with a cellular telephone.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to participate in training's and continuing education.
  • Ability to gain knowledge of Performance Improvement principles and peer evaluation systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of multi-disciplinary treatment procedures.
  • Willingness to participate in team staffing and decision making for participants.
  • Knowledge of the RBHA and AHCCCS/ALTCS systems of care in Arizona.
  • Demonstrates ability to distinguish between alcohol and other drug-related symptoms and other pre-
  • existing physical problems, or pathologic behaviors.
  • Demonstrates ability to understand the biopsychosocial influences and effects of dependencies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the ways medical, emotional, behavioral, social, educational, and other interventions are used to treat individuals, couples, families, and children.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of referral resources available to participants.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of PCP system of care available to participants.
  • Ability to type and working knowledge/familiarity with computers and electronic clinical record keeping.
  • Must be able to obtain a Fingerprint clearance card and pass a background check.
  • Certification in first aid and CPR.