Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Under the direction of the Behavioral Health Manager, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) serves as a member of the Behavioral Health Team and performs initial psychiatric assessments, including furnishing and managing psychotropic medication; crisis visits for established Desert AIDS Project (DAP) clients; psychiatric consultation to other providers; ordering and review of lab work or other studies; and referral to other providers as appropriate. The PNP shall not independently diagnosis, treat or manage all patient conditions encountered, but rather will utilize his/her assessment and disease management skills in conjunction with the Standardized Procedures and physician consultations, as deemed appropriate, in order to meet the behavioral health needs of their patients.
Job Type: Full time/Part time
FLSA Status: Salaried, Exempt
Reports to: Behavioral Health Manager
Required Education and Experience
Preferred Education and Experience
License(s) and Certification(s)
Working Environment and Physical Demands
This job operates in an office setting and requires frequent times of sitting, standing, repetitive motion and talking. Ability to lift up to 24 pounds. Direct patient contact under normal circumstances is required. Minimal if no exposure involvement to blood, body fluids, non-intact skin or tissue specimens required. Access to patient protected health information is required.
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of everything that is required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Work Authorization/Security Clearance
This job requires full proof of authorization to work in the United States without any future requirement of sponsorship for work visa.
Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)/Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and a Drug Free Workplace. In order to obtain a culturally diverse staff, we encourage applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. Applications from minorities, members of the transgender community and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of Desert AIDS Project to provide equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, age, disability or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws. Desert AIDS Project welcomes the opportunity to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation during the employment process, please notify People Operations. Any employment relationship with Desert AIDS Project is at-will. This means employment can be terminated at any time, with or without notice or cause, at the option of either Desert AIDS Project or the employee.