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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatrist

Dover, NJ, USA; Hackettstown, NJ 07840, USA; Morristown, NJ 07960, USA; Newton, NJ 07860, USA; Somerville, NJ 08876, USA; West Orange, NJ 07052, USA Req #15
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Welcome to Zufall!

 Award-winning FQHC Zufall Health is currently seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides continuous and comprehensive services necessary for the promotion of optimal mental health, prevention and treatment of psychiatric disorders and health maintenance to adults at Zufall Health Center. This includes the assessment, diagnosis, and management of mental health problems and psychiatric disorders. The NP works collaboratively with other on site medical and mental health providers as well as with community provider and agencies. Flexibility in site locations and hours.

Essential Functions, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Patient Care Management/Documentation/Consultation and Referral
  • Provide consultation support to primary care providers at Zufall
  • Work with LCSWs, Psychologist, and support staff on the interdisciplinary team to provide psychiatric mental health care and support
  • Work with the patient’s assigned Zufall PCP when their treatment plan is not working to meet the patient’s mental health needs
  • Conduct full psychiatric evaluation on eligible patients to determine a differential diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Perform comprehensive assessments and refer patients for further care and services as appropriate
  • Provide psychotropic medication management for established Zufall patients who have need of enhanced management
  • Provide education, training and support to all Zufall staff on psychotropic medications, and select mental health topics
  • Provide MAT services within a primary care setting in a safe and effective manner according to policies and regulations
  • Provide consultation to providers caring for special populations such as PLWHA who have a higher degree of mental health needs

Education, Training and Experience

· Masters prepared Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry license from the State of New Jersey

· Possession of a valid DEA and CDS registration

· 2 or more years’ experience working with adults in a psychiatric outpatient setting

· Prior experience working with adults in an urban/suburban environment

· BLS Certification

· Bilingual Spanish/English required

Thank you for taking the time to apply!

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Telecommute % 40
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
  • Dover, NJ, USA
  • Hackettstown, NJ 07840, USA
  • Morristown, NJ 07960, USA
  • Newton, NJ 07860, USA
  • Somerville, NJ 08876, USA
  • West Orange, NJ 07052, USA