Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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Facility: Nashville, TN 
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Hartsville, TN 37074 

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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Family Medicine 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
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Job Description

Our Mental Health ARNP works under supervision of the Staff Psychiatrist or Director of Psychiatric Services and in accordance with established CCS policy and procedure as well as within the State guidelines. Maintains any documentation required by state or facility guidelines to demonstrate compliance with supervision requirements. Provides psychiatric consultation, diagnostic and treatment services to the identified inmate population, including medication management and crisis intervention services.

Education:

  • Graduation from an accredited nursing school

Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Psychiatric experience preferred and/or experience in a residential healthcare institution.

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of practice, as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Adult PMHNP Certification.
  • Must maintain CPR certification, and any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract.


  • Provides required documentation of services to the Staff Psychiatrist or Health Services Administrator in order to monitor compliance with facility contract.
  • Notifies Mental Health Coordinator, Mental Health Director, or Health Services Administrator of requested schedule changes in scheduled coverage.
  • Assists in arrangement for coverage of psychiatric services if unavailable for extended period of time.
  • Maintains and shows proof of current State licensure and provides duplicate for personnel file.
  • Maintains continuing education requirements for continued medical practice in the State.
  • Responds to a code or health emergency within standard guidelines.
  • Participates in psychiatric on-call schedule if on-call services are required in CCS contract with facility.
  • Reports to assigned facility at designated hour to examine referred patients.
  • Conducts on-site psychiatric medication review clinics and referral clinics as established by Staff Psychiatrist and Mental Health Coordinator or Mental Health Director, and completes documentation on a daily basis.
  • Provides psychiatric coverage for Mental Health Crisis Admissions/Suicide Watches on a

  • CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

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