Child & Adult Psychiatric Treatment Provider (Sparta, NJ)
Position Title: Child & Adult Psychiatric Treatment Provider
Part-Time Position, 16 hours per week
Responsible To: Medical Director
N.J. licensed medical doctor, advance practice nurse or physician’s assistant specializing in psychiatry. Board certified or eligible in Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry. Maintains all professional licenses and/or certifications as current. A minimum of 2 years’ experience with services to persons with chronic mental illness; and children/adolescents; 1 year prescribing experience with a psychiatric population. Computer literate and skillful with computer applications such as Electronic Health Records.
- Serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team for the purpose of delivering outpatient services to mental health consumers through the use of evidence based individual and group psychotherapy and counseling; psychopharmacological treatment, medication management and monitoring, medication counseling; illness management and recovery education, family consultation and/or counseling.
- For APN or PA, enter into a collaborative agreement with a NewBridge Services Psychiatrist for ongoing consultation regarding scope of practice, psychiatric responsibilities, case reviews and services to be provided by the APN and Psychiatrist.
- Collaborate with clinical and administrative staff regarding medications, side effects, expected treatment outcomes, and other medical issues related to medication management.
- Provide initial assessments, psychiatric evaluations, and psychiatric updates for consumers assigned through the Access Department or Child and Family Services Director. Collect comprehensive health and mental health data pertinent to the individual’s situation; use effective clinical interviewing skills; involve the clients, family and others in the client’s environment (as appropriate) in data collection; and synthesize available data, including diagnostic tests, to determine diagnoses and level of risk.
- Develop an individualized treatment plan considering the client’s characteristics and situation in collaboration with the client. Include strategies that address the identified diagnoses and desired outcomes.
- Implement and manage the treatment plan in a timely manner and according to regulatory and professional standards, documenting treatment plan reviews no less frequently than every 90 days during the first year of service and every 6 months thereafter.
- Use prescriptive authority, procedures, referrals, treatments and therapies according to state and federal laws and regulations. Provide clients with information about intended effects and potential adverse effects of proposed prescriptive therapies; prescribe pharmacologic agents based on a current knowledge of pharmacology and physiology, based on clinical indicators and results of diagnostic and laboratory tests; evaluate the effects and outcomes of treatments.
- Coordinate care delivery with other health care providers as indicated for the assigned caseload, especially prior authorizations for treatment including medications, pharmacy services, and laboratory services.
- Document consumer’s status and progress as related to evaluations, treatment, and community referrals, and according to regulatory and professional standards.
- Assist outpatient clients in obtaining access to medications through pharmaceutical assistance programs and other entitlements.
- Work with the administrative staff to manage appointments for caseload.
- Work with the Medical Staff team to ensure clients’ services are addressed in a timely manner: assist with coverage for refills according to NewBridge policy, may help to direct client during an emergency.
- May provide supervision to and evaluate Nursing students (primarily APN), interfacing with academic setting and NewBridge clinical staff in order to provide a learning experience that is mutually beneficial.
- Participate in team meetings, supervision and committees.
- Regard adults and children with serious mental illness as persons with dignity and competence and engage them as full partners in service planning, delivery and evaluation. Collaborate with family as requested by adults and for all children.
- Conduct activities in a culturally competent manner, ensure clients rights and responsibilities, and adhere to confidentiality rules.
- Assume other duties as needed by the organization.
- Provide psychiatric, diagnostic evaluations, consultation and treatment recommendations for clients referred by DCP&P. Reports are documented in a timely fashion.
- Collaborate with referents and other involved providers. Participate in DCP&P meetings as requested.
- Proficient in the use of related technology, including providing services via telehealth and documenting encounters in an Electronic Health Record.
For inquiries, please send an email referencing the Position Title with resume and cover letter attached to: Janice Bernard at firstname.lastname@example.org
NewBridge Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, nationality, national origin, ethnic background, ancestry, marital status, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and affectional or sexual orientation), disability or handicap, or veteran status.