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Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioner-Part Time 

Description

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as a member of an inter-disciplinary team and fulfills the objectives of the program.
  • Provides all needed support services to all enrolled consumers based upon their stated goals and desires in WRAP and Recovery Plans.
  • Assures program goals and objectives are accomplished by fulfilling job and team responsibilities as assigned.
  • Provides individual, family and group counseling services
  • Offers on-site as well as outreach services (including transport of consumers)
  • Fulfills case management services, including, but not limited to direct linkages to services, service coordination, treatment enrollment assistance, and so forth
  • Communicates observations and information about the consumer in the consumer's service record and to team members
  • Engages in supportive counseling
  • Assesses/evaluates consumers at intake/admissions, during ongoing recovery/service delivery and at discharge
  • Collaborates with treatment providers to establish comprehensive assessments and Recovery Plans
  • Formulates Recovery Plans containing relevant goals, measurable objectives (that serve as indicators for evaluating progress) and realistic time frames for achievement; performs reviews of progress and evaluates effectiveness of goals/objectives
  • Works with administrative staff to ensure that all services are documented based on billing and regulatory standards; collects information on consumers' insurance and reflects all demographic data
  • Participates in quality assurance activities and cross-functional action teams
  • Performs other program-specific functions as assigned by the Program Director such as, marketing within the community, maintaining staff schedule, curriculum development for group sessions, payroll, supervising other program staff.
  • Provides consumer and/or family members with educational and supportive group discussions focused on a variety of topics related to wellness and recovery
  • Serves as the team lead in diagnosing consumers, prescribing and monitoring medications in conjunction with the collaborating psychiatrist
  • Prescribes and monitors medications intake by assessing symptoms, side effects and medication compliance; assures consumer follows through with prescribed medication; recommends changes in medication as appropriate
  • Provides and/or receives clinical feedback
  • Engages consumers in services and addresses their needs; assesses medication compliance; family consultation, crisis intervention and includes consumer feedback in all interventions and utilizes a strengths-based perspective
  • Records the following information in the consumer's clinical record; assessments, service plans, progress notes and discharge summaries, with all entries authenticated and dated
  • Monitors team functioning to ensure consumers receive required level of care; researches and coordinates resources for services provision and education/ training; assists in the development and implementation of educational groups

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Location Main Site  
About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.





Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
SuperVFlg None Specified 

Full Time or Part Time None Specified 

supervisorUID None Specified 

This position is currently accepting applications.

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