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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APN). 

About the Organization Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton is a faith inspired non-profit organization, mission-driven, family-friendly, and passionate about services to our communities. We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities in the areas of Direct Care, Clinical, Fundraising, Human Resources, IT, Finance, Marketing, and Nursing. When you join us, you can expect a true focus on work-life balance, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit programs, and an environment that promotes inclusion. Some of our benefits include: generous paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick time; excellent health & pension plans; and wide array of training and staff development opportunities to earn on-site CEUs. Catholic Charities is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for staff as well as for people seeking assistance. To learn more about the agency, please visit our website at : www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org.

 
Req Number MED-16-00004  
Location BHS - Clinton Avenue (Trenton, NJ)  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Number of Openings 1  
Category Medical / Nursing  
Description

Position:          PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER (APN)

Service Area:    Behavioral Health Services  (Outpatient Program)

Status:              FT

Location:          Trenton, NJ

Hours:               40-hrs a week

Essential Functions:

  1. Conduct initial psychiatric assessments of new clients
  2. Manage a caseload for ongoing medication needs, including metabolic assessment, appropriate labs/studies and contact with other physicians
  3. Chart documentation as per Agency standards
  4. Prescribe medications within standards of psychiatric care
  5. Participate in joint clinical case review meetings with program and case management staff to coordinate care for clients
  6. Participate in quality improvement process, including chart review for compliance with medical record keeping standards
  7. Collaborate with Medical Director in accordance with Collaboration Agreement
  8. Provide staff training, consultation and support in medication education and recordkeeping
  9. Provide psychiatric emergency intervention and management for program clients
  10. Maintain regular CEU’s
  11. Conduct groups as needed
 
Position Requirements

Master's Degree in Nursing; valid New Jersey APN license (Advanced Practice / Nurse Practitioner License); CNS (Clinical Nurse Specialist) in adult psychiatry / mental health with substance abuse experience; computer proficiency. Wellness and Recovery orientation.

 

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Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Weekly Work Hours 40-hrs  
Schedule M-F: 8am to 5pm (will include one or two evenings) 


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