Nurse Practitioner Psych outpatient Adult Autism Spectrum Job Req 90499
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90499 - If you are a Nurse Practitioner with Psychiatric training, experience and clinical expertise in working with adult patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ASD, consider joining the Department of Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic team of this leading academic medical center in Pennsylvania. Nurse Practitioners provide age and developmentally appropriate comprehensive evaluation and treatment tailored for each unique adult with ASD with the goal of managing their disorders and improving their quality of life.
This leading academic hospital is recognized as one of the nation's best for their outstanding and compassionate care of autism patients and their families through the high level of state-of-the-art care, research and integrated psychiatry services it provides. It is nationally ranked in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals for 2016-17, and has achieved Magnet status for quality patient care, nursing excellence and innovations in professional nursing practice.
For more information please contact Melnic Consulting Group, Jill Gilliland at Jill@melnic.com or 800-886-7906. Thank you.
Responsibilities for the Nurse Practitioner job:
Obtain patient histories
Conduct initial evaluations and screenings for ASD
Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests and procedures
Collect data and documentation
Develop and monitor plans of care
Prescribe and monitor medications
Provide ongoing outpatient treatment for ASD patients and their families
Qualifications for the Nurse Practitioner job:
Current CRNP license in Pennsylvania
Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania
Demonstrated effective consultation skills
NP certification in Psychiatry, preferred
Excellent time management skills, preferred
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, preferred