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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - On-Call Telepsych for Emergency Dept.

Company: Forefront Telecare
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:


Seeking Multiple Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners that are Board Certified and Licensed in California. This work is via TelePsych. The role is to be On-Call and provide assessments, diagnosis, and treatment for Emergency Departments and Med Surg Units throughout our contracted hospitals in California.


  • Emergency Department

    • Across the Lifespan

      What You'll Do/ Your Responsibilities
      • You will work in close collaboration with attending physicians and other multidisciplinary members of the emergency department and hospital teams in providing assessments, diagnosis, treatment and disposition assistance for patients with psychiatric needs that have been admitted into the Emergency Departments and Medical Units.
      • Video conference with patients, who have emergency behavioral health needs, from your remote, secure location.
      • Performs psychiatric evaluations, initiating diagnostic procedures and, depending on licensure, managing health problems including alcohol and drug withdrawal.

        • 2-3 years in psychiatric emergency or assessment clinic preferred
        • Have an active license for the states which you are applying
        • Board Certified (PMHNP-BC) by ANCC
        • Clean NPDB
        • Multi-state licensed preferred
        • TelePsych experience preferred
        • Updated CAQH preferred
        • Active DEA Controlled Substance Registration
        • Friendly and compassionate disposition

          • On-Call (Weekday and Weekend Opportunities)
          • Shifts are from 7am-7pm and 7pm-7am
          • Shifts to cover multiple ED's 24/7.

            • Competitive compensation (Per Day Compensation + compensation for each encounter)
            • Work from anywhere
            • Flexible hours
            • Malpractice and liability insurance
            • Web based EMR - intuitive and easy to use

              About Forefront Telecare

              Forefront Telecare is the leading provider of virtual behavioral health solutions for seniors. We have been providing the highest quality telepsychiatry and teletherapy care nationwide for Medicare and Medicare Advantage members in hospitals, long-term care, and home health settings for the past 10 years. We continue to expand rapidly to meet significant growth in demand for senior-focused behavioral telehealth services and expect our current volume of 10,000+ patient encounters per month to double within the year. Our clinical network, licensed in 47 states, consists of a team of over 400 Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Psychologists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers that are seamlessly integrated into our technical, operational, and billing telehealth solution. We seek to minimize expenditures for our clients who are managing the needs of patients in healthcare facilities, in their homes, or those that are transitioning from one care setting to the next. We provide psychiatric support services to individuals in need, in collaboration with the care teams who are managing all their other medical needs, with a focus on improving quality of life.

              Forefront Telecare is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Forefront Telecare, Oakland , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - On-Call Telepsych for Emergency Dept., Healthcare , Oakland, California

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