Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Department: Medical/24-Hour Services
Division: Medical Services
Supervised By: Chief Medical Officer
FLSA Status: Exempt/Regular/Full-Time
Effective Date: July 2014

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Position Summary

Under supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, or his/her designee, provide assigned nursing and medical services within the limits and scope of training and license.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Exposure to possible agitated patients is limited but possible. Job stress ranges from low to intense depending on situation.

Work Environment

Most of the work of the nurse practitioner is done directly with consumers in Center facilities, which provide a comfortable physical environment with consumers. On occasion the nurse practitioner may see clients either in their homes or in community settings. Office and program areas may not be air-conditioned and could become overly warm in summer months. Work conditions, such as cleanliness, comfort and safety, may vary widely. Evening and/or weekend work may be required. Smoking is permitted only outside of program and office sites. Safety management and crisis intervention decisions and actions are dependent on staff present. Crises may arise which may be stress producing and/or be exhausting.

Conditions of Employment

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with a job. They are meant to be accurate reflections of the principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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