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Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Psychiatric APRN
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. - Concord, NH
Application Deadline: N/A
Psychiatric APRN

 
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking per diem Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners (APRN) for our new Crisis Treatment Center.  The Psychiatric APRN is responsible for supporting behavioral health care provided by a multidisciplinary team within the Crisis Treatment Center.  The Psychiatric APRNs coverage hours are between 12PM and 8PM, 7 days per week. 
 
Responsibilities 

  • Provides psychiatric evaluations
  • Provides psychopharmacological management
  • Establishes and updates treatment goals with clients
  • Provides psychiatric consultation to staff
  • Serves as a member of the crisis treatment center team
  • Collaborates with referring clinicians, physicians, nurses or other relevant personnel regarding client care
  • Utilize electronic health record (EHR) to document patient information, referrals or other relevant information as required
  • Documents clinical information in accordance with medical necessity guidelines and agency standards
  • Adheres to all compliance procedures relevant to protected health information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations

Requirements 

  • Master’s degree in Nursing (MSN) is required.
  • Active NH APRN license, or ability to become licensed as an APRN in NH is required.
  • Board certification in (or eligibility for) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing or Clinical Nurse Specialist preferred.
  • Valid DEA certificate with prescriptive authority is required.
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle or access to a reasonable alternative is required.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with attention to detail is required.
  • Experience treating patients with experiencing psychiatric crises, diverse clinical profile and clinical co-morbidities is preferred.

About Riverbend
 
Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction recovery; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.
 
About working at Riverbend

This is a per diem position with a competitive pay rate.
 
You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.
 
About Concord New Hampshire
 
Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural wonders.