CCSWW

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

US-WA-Seattle
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-2571
# of Openings
1
Category
CReW

Overview

Program Description

The CReW Program (Counseling, Recovery & Wellness) is a licensed community mental health agency and provider of the King County RSN, offering outreach and engagement, peer support, case management, individual counseling, psychoeducation and psychiatric rehabilitation in the downtown Seattle area.

 

Position Description

The Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) provides direct psychiatric services to adults with mental illnesses, many of whom are homeless and have co-occurring substance use disorders. The ARNP works in collaboration with the CReW program manager and office manager to ensure quality medical care of consumers and quality clinical consultation and training to staff.

 

This is a part time position with a variable schedule of 6-20 hours per week.  Salary is DOE.

Responsibilities

  1. Conducts psychiatric assessment of consumers.
  2. Prescribes and provides medication management as indicated.
  3. Provides regular psychiatric/medical consultation and direction to clinical staff.
  4. Coordinates care with other involved medical providers.
  5. Completes all paperwork and record keeping required of position.
  6. Provides periodic in-service training to staff regarding psychiatric/medical and clinical issues.

 

All employees working in CCS have the responsibility for developing and safekeeping a workplace that values and supports a culturally diverse work environment. Employees’ treatment of each other, their willingness to try new ways and ideas – all these contribute greatly to the organization’s success in providing an open, culturally enriched and diverse workplace

Qualifications

  1. Licensed to practice as an ARNP in the State of Washington with full prescriptive authority and DEA certificate in good standing.
  2. Two years’ experience working with adults with serious mental illness in an inpatient or outpatient clinical setting.
  3. Demonstrated competence in assessment, diagnosis, medication evaluation and current, sound prescriptive practices for seriously disturbed adults.
  4. Commitment to working collaboratively with staff of diverse backgrounds, training, and levels of experience and to promoting teamwork in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  5. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and positively, both verbally and in writing.
  6. Demonstrated commitment to preservation of a workplace which embraces diversity.
  7. Demonstrated ability and willingness to teach/mentor and train staff.      

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