Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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  • MD-202, Largo, MD, USA
  • May 06, 2022
Full time AI Engineer

Job Description

Company Description

Family oriented practice that provides holistic care is expanding. Our team serves the Washington Metropolitan area.  We serve adults and children with a comprehensive approach for those with behavioral health disorders. 

Job Description

  • Conduct initial psychiatric evaluation
  • Conduct mental status examinations and pharmacological evaluations
  •  Prescribe medications, teach clients about side effects and monitor response to prescribed medications
  •  Provide services to clients based on current status, risk, and as clinically indicated
  • Support staff to provide recovery-oriented and trauma-informed services
  • Participate in staff meetings
  •  Provide crisis intervention services supporting staff as needed
  • Communicate with hospital ER attending  when clients access emergency services
  • Support discharge planning with hospital and ER staff
  • Conduct risk assessment, provide guidance and direction on risk management
  • Use e-prescribing
  • Complete progress notes, significant events, referrals, and evaluations within expected timeframes
  • Provide individual counseling as part of the plan of care if and when needed
  • Use Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and data reports from EMR to track treatment progress and individual client outcomes
  • Provide crisis intervention services
  • Use collaborative documentation procedures for assessment and individual sessions with clients
  • Communicate with primary healthcare providers and deliver integrated treatment in coordination with primary care behavioral health integrated wellness services and co-located medical services
  • Work in collaboration with the client and significant others to support recovery goals
  • Provide psychotherapy individual and group


  • Valid Maryland, DC or Virginia license for practice as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner;
  • Extensive experience working with people with serious mental illness, and co-occurring substance use disorders, and primary health care problems
  •  Excellent written and communication skills
  • To be eligible for to obtain and maintain employment, you must have a license free and clear. 

Additional Information

great environment and culture; seeking optimistic and open minded individuals to start immediately