Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners PMHNP - Fresno
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Fresno, California. This
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Under the supervision of the Associate Medical Director or Medical
Director, the Behavior Health Provider (PMHNP)will collaborate with
PACE Physicians and Community-Based PACE Physicians to provide
assessments, planning, and behavioral health. The Nurse
Practitioner will routinely provide continuous behavioral health
coverage to WelbeHealth participants in an interdisciplinary team
environment while staying in accordance with all WelbeHealth
standards. The Behavior Health Provider (PMHNP)collaborates
effectively with colleagues and stakeholders to promote the our
values, team culture, and mission.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide psychiatric consultation, psychiatric illness evaluation,
counseling, and treatment for participants in collaboration with
PACE Physicians and Community-Based PACE Physicians.
In collaboration with a physician, perform in-person or telehealth
comprehensive psychiatric assessments on participants and
collaborate with the IDT team to develop a comprehensive care plan
for each participant.
Collaborate with physician(s) and IDT in discharge planning from
acute or long-term care settings.
In consultation with a PACE Physician and/or Community-Based PACE
Physician, refer participants to a psychiatrist.
In collaboration with the PACE Physician and/or Community-Based
PACE Physician, manage care of participants in the nursing home,
making regular visits as dictated by WelbeHealth standards and
Be a consultant to IDT communicating changes, collaborating care
planning decisions and coordinate 24hr care delivery.
Collaborate with PACE and community-based PACE Physicians and IDT
members to ensure effective care coordination.
Provides patient education regarding medications, risks, benefits,
and reasonable outcome expectations.
Communicates with patients and engages in follow-up, as
May also provide primary medical care services, accordance with
statues, regulations, protocols regulating the profession.
Maintain professional licensure and certifications.
Be legally authorized to practice in position location,
Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice.
Complete all required documentation in a timely and accurate
Protect privacy and maintain confidentiality of all procedures and
info about team members, participants, and families.
Follow policies and procedures and participate in any required
Quality Improvement activities, staff training and meetings.
Communicate regularly with Supervisor and team regarding workload
Timely completion of all mandated trainings and education.
Timely completion of all mandated occupational health screenings as
Education/Training: Master of Science in Nursing, with a
Psychiatric/ Mental Health emphasis from an Accredited College or
University; Certified as a Behavior Health Provider (PMHNP)
License/Certifications: Active Behavior Health Provider (PMHNP)
State License without Restrictions; State CDS Certification; DEA
License; NPI license; Valid State Driver's License with a clean DMV
record; Copy of recent Vehicle Insurance required.
Experience: Minimum of two years' experience working with the frail
or elderly.; Ability to build strong working relationships with
other providers and care team.; Creative and enthusiastic
commitment to the "triple aim" – dedication to improving
experience, health, and PACE value; Current knowledge of chronic
care/geriatric issues and best practices; Work well in a managed
care environment with an interdisciplinary team (IDT); Experience
and competency working with people from diverse backgrounds and
Skills: Excellent clinical, organizational, and communication
skills with frail, elderly participants, their families, and IDT;
Working knowledge of PACE regulations preferred; Ability to travel
to other WelbeHealth locations; Excellent organizational and
communication skills; Ability to work independently with minimal
supervision; Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast-paced
environment; Commitment to unlocking the full potential of our most
Medical Clearance: Required that Team Members must have medical
clearance for communicable diseases and up-to-date immunizations
before having direct participant contact. Additional screening may
be required as determined by the Medical Director and Human
Resources Director to protect participants and the community from
communicable disease outbreaks
Regulatory Requirement: Must not be on any exclusion or debarment
from participation in Federal Health Care Programs at any time and
must remain in good standing with government regulators such as the
OIG, (Office of the Inspector General), SAM, (System for Award
Management), CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services),
Physical Demands and Working Conditions: The physical demands and
work environment characteristics described here are representative
of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform
the essential functions of this job. In compliance with ADA
requirements, reasonable accommodations made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform
Work Environment – Team Member must be able to work effectively
within an interdisciplinary team model, interfacing and
collaborating with a wide range of clinical and social services
disciplines who work together to manage the PACE participants'
care. The work setting is in an Adult Day Health Center, primary
care clinic, other healthcare settings like hospitals, emergency
departments and participant home environment with moderate noise
levels and controlled temperatures.
Physical Requirements – Requires corrected vision and hearing to
normal range. Must be able to communicate with all staff, vendors,
and clients. Requires manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand
coordination; the ability to use department equipment. Requires
lifting/carrying up to 65 lbs. and pushing or pulling 150 lbs.
using appropriate body mechanics and equipment, with reasonable
accommodation if needed.
Visual, Hearing and Communication Requirements – Requires corrected
vision and hearing to normal range, with or without reasonable
accommodation. Ability to communicate by phone with participants,
customers, vendors, and staff.
Pressure Factor – Requires working under stressful conditions.
Working conditions may be noisy and crowded and fluctuating indoor
temperatures. Moderate pressure to meet scheduled deadlines.
Potential for exposure to verbal aggression by Participants and/or
their family members who may suffer from comorbidities such as
dementia or mental health challenges.
Environmental Conditions – May be exposed to a risk of bodily
injury through contact with moving instrumentation, toxic
substances, medicinal preparations, bodily fluids, communicable
diseases and any other conditions common in a healthcare
environment. May be subjected to unpleasant odors.
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