Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Job Summary: The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) provides medical care to all age groups with mental health disorders and/or chemical dependency disorders. The PMHNP also provides diagnostics and therapeutic psychiatric services to Hinds Behavioral Health Services (HBHS) consumers, while making reasonable and sound Psychological/Psychiatric assessments and treatment plans. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing sound medical care, supporting, developing and/or applying the treatment/service plan, and facilitating compliance. Serves as a member of appropriate interdisciplinary treatment team.

Qualifications:Must be licensed in the State of Mississippi as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Accepted or eligible to be accepted by all major insurances. Previous experience in a chemical dependency treatment or mental health setting preferred. Board certification is required. Employee must demonstrate ability to recognize consumers’ individual needs based on medical conditions, age (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, young adults, middle-aged and geriatric), limitations and planned procedures. Good communication skills are necessary. This position has been determined to have low risk of occupational exposure to blood-borne pathogens.

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