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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

  • Urban

JOB DESCRIPTION

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PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER 
 
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT 
 
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 
 
Number of Positions: 3 
 
Mission: The mission of the Chicago Department of Public Health is to promote and improve health by engaging residents, communities, and partners in establishing and implementing policies and services that prioritize residents and communities 
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES 
 
Performs psychiatric and physical assessments, including interviewing patients to obtain complete medical histories as well as ordering, interpreting, and evaluating diagnostic tests and refers patients to hospitals as their treatment or condition warrants 
Diagnoses mental illness and interprets data to facilitate treatment plans 
Prescribes medication for treatment of patient’s mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders 
Provides psycho-pharmaceutical medicine management and counseling for patients in person and via telehealth platform 
Provides continued medication, medication monitoring, patient education, and refers patients to hospitals as their treatment or condition warrants 
Coordinates various phases of treatment with other health care providers and completes peer review audits 
Evaluates the patient care amongst a multi-disciplinary team 
Travels to public and nonprofit health centers to provide trauma-informed services 
Documents and maintains patient mental health service plan, prognosis, contact, and progress in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) system 
Participates in programmatic design of integrated health systems and offers guidance in the integration of psychiatry 
Keeps abreast of current developments in patient care management, health care legislation, and community resources. Participates in staff development programs for professional nursing staff 
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class
 

PROFESSIONAL DETAILS

Title
NP
Location
Illinois
Specialty
Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry
Job Type
Permanent
Board Certification
Yes
On Call
No
Compensation
Telemedicine
No
Government
Yes
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