Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) - Part-time

Overview

Be a part of a compassionate and quality driven team of providers who not only make a difference with their patient, but also makes a difference in the community. Working in the jails is both challenging and rewarding. You can be the light in someone's life by providing genuine and quality care to the underserved. Practice medicine in a way that also gives you fulfillment.

Why Cumberland County? There is boating on wild and scenic rivers and miles of undisturbed bay shore. You can golf, fish, hunt and bird watch. There are roadside stands and u-pick farms. Tour historic sites, a performing arts center, a downtown arts district, museums, and a zoo. Find plenty of antiques and crafts, shopping malls, a visit to WheatonArts, or to attend one of the many animal festivals. Did you also know that Bridgeton is close to both Philadelphia and Atlantic City? Cumberland County is a hidden gem.

In coordination with the physician, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing services which are consistent with community standards of care. Reach out and learn more about our story. This position is Part-time; up to 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities

  • Providing psychiatric Evaluations to patients.
  • Conducts routine pharmacological management and evaluation.
  • Collaboration and consultation with Psychiatrists consistent with Center for Family Guidance, PC practice standards and Collaborative Agreements.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.
  • Writes orders for medical medications and treatments, under guidelines of licensure.
  • Dictates discharge summaries and transfer orders.
  • Participates in Case management, as scheduled.
  • Maintains and follows patient care protocols.
  • Works with members of the healthcare team in educating the patients of their medical care.
  • Participation in designated hospital committee meetings and in-services (as needed).
  • Serves as expert nurse consultant and educator for CFG and its client.
  • Provide coverage for 12 Weekends (5pm, Friday through 8am, Mon) per year for On-Call Coverage to one of CFG's Contracted Hospital Systems providing inpatient/consult service coverage.
  • Provide coverage for 2 holidays per year as observed by Employer (New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4 th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day) at one of CFG's contracted Hospital Systems.
  • Completes all necessary paperwork and documentation as determined by the facility in which the APN is providing services.
  • Continually updates clinical knowledge and skills through consultation, formal and informal education and review of literature for the benefit of themselves as well as for the healthcare team.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A current CPR/BLS card with demonstrated and cognitive skills is required.
  • Must possess a Master's Degree and must have current and valid Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse license.
  • At least one year experience of providing direct patient care.
  • Must have prescriptive authority.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Company Profile

CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

Job Category

Nurse