Job Type

full-time

posted

8 days ago

Location

Madison, WI

Description

Job Description
POSITION OVERVIEW
We have an opening for an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber with our Prescribers group! The Advanced Practice Nurse (APNP) provides psychiatric care to consumers served by Journey Mental Health Center (Journey).  Treatment is provided on-site in a Journey location, or via telepsychiatry. Under the supervision of the Medical Director and in collaboration with other medical staff, the APNP will be responsible for the psychiatric aspects of clinical care within the team, including both initial psychiatric assessments and follow-up visits (or medication reviews). Most of the clinical interventions will occur at one of the JMHC sites, although some may occur in the community. It may also involve weekend or evening shifts as necessary to allow the program to extend its hours of operations.

Journey Mental Health Center (JMHC) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. It is the agency's belief that staff diversity and cultural humility are the foundation for services, which are accessible, effective, and relevant to the diverse needs of our consumers. 
 
It is important that we choose employees that reflect our mission, vision and values, thus our selection process is thorough and sometimes longer than other employers.
 
Thank you in advance for providing us with complete and accurate application materials and for your patience when waiting to hear from us. 
 
Though you may have excellent experience, strong work ethic and passion for recovery, due to our funding contractual agreements, candidates we hire must meet the Essential Qualifications specified in the job postings in order to be offered an interview. Please review the qualifications carefully. We wouldn’t want you to put effort into your application materials if you don’t meet the essential qualifications.
 
You can read about the many benefits of working at JMHC on our careers page.

FOLLOWING IS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The position is responsible to the Medical Director and to the manager of the various programs in which he or she works. This position is included in the Professional Bargaining Unit. 
QUALIFICATIONS
ESSENTIAL
  • ANCC Board-certified as a Psychiatric/Mental Health APNP.
  • Meet appropriate state licensing requirements to provide clinical services.
  • Certification across the lifespan.
  • Ability to perform a behavioral health assessment, including assessment for psychiatric illness, substance abuse, and suicide risk.
  • Ability to work with the other clinicians and the consumer to develop a treatment plan.
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrate ability to function collaboratively as part of a team, seeking and accepting consultation when appropriate.
  • Commitment to working towards improving cultural sensitivity, as demonstrated by valuing difference/diversity, recognizing limitations in personal competencies and expertise, and having concrete ideas about how to improve cultural awareness, knowledge, and skills.
  • Commitment to work towards consumer involvement and empowerment within a recovery focused model for delivering care.
  • Commitment to work with consumers with both mental health and AODA issues.
  • Excellent communication skills (both orally and written).
  • Experience in using an electronic health record.
  • Possession of a valid driver's license, a favorable driving record, adequate insurance (per state law) and access to a vehicle.
PREFERRED
  • Demonstrated expertise in providing cross-cultural MH services
  • Experience in providing telepsychiatry services
  • Clinical experience in crisis intervention/emergency mental health service
  • Fluent in Spanish, or Hmong, or American Sign Language
RESPONSIBILITIES
The Journey APNP provides direct psychiatric services to consumers assigned to him or her, including comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment.  This includes: 
  1.  Psychiatric assessment, consultation, and/or participation in service planning for individual consumers.
  2.  Ongoing monitoring of consumer progress and mental status as indicated in the treatment plan.
  3.  Prescribing and monitoring of prescribed medication as determined by clinical need.
  4.  Timely completion of charting.
  5.  Education of consumer regarding at-risk behaviors that predispose to medical illness.
  6.  Health screening for symptoms indicative of physical disease.
  7.  Consultation to treatment team related to consumer presentation, relationship between psychosocial and physical health issues, and appropriate use of psychotropic medications, their side effects, toxicity, etc.
  8. Work with the program manager or coordinator to support the team functioning, and enhance the quality of care provided by the program.
  9. Medical/psychiatric backup to other prescribers employed by Journey.
  10. Medical/psychiatric backup to the Emergency Services Unit.
  11. Participation in the training of students and staff, as requested.
  12. Work with community caregivers (i.e., primary care providers, outside service providers, housing supports, etc.), to ensure coordination of care.
  13. Participation in the multidisciplinary team via team meetings, formal or informal consultation, joint meetings with the consumer, etc., to ensure that consumers receive coordinated, comprehensive care.
  14. Participation in administrative duties as assigned by the Medical Director (i.e., being a member of a committee).
  15. Other duties as assigned by the Medical Director.
The above statements are not to be interpreted as an exhaustive list but are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by this employee.
 

 

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About the Company

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Journey Mental Health Center

Welcome to Journey Mental Health Center, Inc. (JMHC). JMHC is a private, non-profit corporation located in Madison, Wisconsin that serves residents of Southern Wisconsin. Founded in 1948 as Dane County's first publicly supported Child Guidance Clinic, JMHC has become one of the largest behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment agencies in the state of Wisconsin. It is nationally known as a leader in progressive, community-based, culturally competent, person-centered/recovery focused and trauma informed services.

JMHC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and has been serving the Madison area for 70 years. Our services include, but are not limited to Transitional Care, including Crisis Intervention, Stabilization & Hospital Diversion, Community Support Programs, Comprehensive Community Services, Outpatient Services, as well as Medication Services only.  It is the agency's belief that staff diversity and cultural humility are the foundation for services, which are accessible, effective, and relevant to the diverse needs of children, youth, families and adults. Journey is proud of it’s reputation as a training home, & provides opportunity to earn post-degree supervised hours to qualify for licensure.

It is important that we choose employees that reflect our mission, vision and values, thus our selection process is thorough and sometimes longer than other employers. Thank you in advance for providing us complete and accurate application materials and for your patience when waiting to hear from us. Individuals from all walks of life are strongly encouraged to apply.

Company Size

500 to 999 employees

Industry

Healthcare Services

Employee Benefits

Employee Events, Flexible Schedules, Flexible Spending Accounts, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Medical, Dental and Vision, Paid Holidays, Paid sick days, Parking , Prescription Drug Coverage, Professional Development, Retirement / Pension Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation/paid time off

Founded

1948

Website

http://www.journeymhc.org/careers