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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: MVP Consulting Group
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The MVP Consulting Group is seeking California licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to provide psychiatric services to a non-profit PHP and IOP day program located in Oakland, CA. The right candidate will have a thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of psychiatric services and related mental health services. The candidate should also have a general knowledge of state and federal laws pertaining to public health and mental health services. Illustrative Task Our client is seeking a licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) with expertise in mental health including assessment, diagnosis, and medication management for adults with severe mental illnesses. The temporary-to-hire, part-time position (16 hours/week) takes place at a thriving, patient-centered day-treatment Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) near downtown Oakland, CA. At this time, our client is providing 100% Telehealth services, however being able to occasionally work on site is desirable. Availability for on-call services, above the regularly scheduled 16 hours/week, is also desirable but not required. The position offers an opportunity to work as part of a passionate, values-driven, diverse treatment team that includes an MD medical director, PNPs, PAs as well as Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs), Clinical Psychologists, supervised post-graduate Clinical Associates, and Peer Support Specialists. The richness of our therapeutic milieu depends on the diversity of our staff, and our client is committed to developing the leadership of people from diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe, supportive, culturally appreciative and sensitive workplace environment. Patients receive a comprehensive array of clinical and psychiatric services including assessment, medication management, individual therapy, group therapy and aftercare planning, within a compassionate brief therapy framework. Our orientation is strengths-based and trauma-informed, aiming to impart a consistent message of respect, acceptance, and patient empowerment. Clinical perspectives and trainings include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as narrative, somatic and expressive arts approaches. NECESSARY SKILLS Comfortable working with adults with diagnoses of severe mental illness Excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and decision making skills Able to work independently or under appropriate supervision within California laws Able to work as responsible member of a collaborative treatment team Understands and can work within a trauma-informed, strengths-based, brief therapy model Responds to needs for case triage by severity when applicable Strong boundary setting and time management skills to ensure that complex cases can be adequately serviced within the time allotted. Ability to perform the following patient assessments: patient comprehensive screening and assessment; suicide/self-harm risk; health and physicals; patient medication assessment. Commitment to timely, clear documentation, highlighting medical necessity for treatment Diplomacy and effectiveness in collaborating with outpatient psychiatric providers Commitment to values of cultural humility, diversity, equity and inclusion. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Current Nurse Practitioner License from the State of California Valid California Drivers License and Automotive Insurance DOJ and FBI Clearance TB Clearance Job Type: Part-time,Temporary to Hire Daytime hours, 9-5 Monday to Friday

Keywords: MVP Consulting Group, Oakland , Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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