Posting Date: 7/31/2015
Salary: $104,000 to $113,644 Annually
Job Description: Works in collaboration with a physician to assess the physical and psychiatric needs of patients with major mental illnesses. Prescribes medications and make recommendations for other therapeutic forms of treatment as part of a clinical treatment team in the provision of compassionate, efficient and recovery oriented patient care. Some travel within 7 county areas may be required.
Education: Requires a Master’s of Science degree in Nursing and certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and recognized by the Texas Board of Nursing in specialty area of psychiatry for advanced practice.
Experience: Required: Experience as Nurse Practitioner working with individuals with serious and persistent mental illness helpful.
Hours of Work: Generally Monday through Friday 8am—5pm, adjustment in work hours may be warranted to meet the needs of the program.
Licenses/Certifications: Registered Nurse with current Texas license; National Certification as Nurse Practitioner; Advanced practice recognition by Texas Board of Nursing; Valid Texas driver’s license and must be insurable by Agency.
Physical Requirements: Ability to drive a vehicle, communicate effectively both verbally and written, ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; good computer skills a must; ability to lift/carry under 30lbs; ability to pass the Preventative Management of Aggressive Behavior (PMAB) Training as well as all other physical requirements for this position.
Facility: Medication Clinic, Bryan