Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner, F/T Posted Apr 21
Beacon Health , Mentor, OH

Education: Master's Degree in Physician Assistant Studies or Nursing required; emphasis in Adult Psychiatry preferred.

Credentials: Licensed by the Ohio Medical Board or Ohio Board of Nursing, with Certificate of Authority to practice as Physician Assistant or Clinical Nurse Specialist. Must have Certificate to Prescribe. Board Certification for Adult Psychiatry preferred.

Experience: At least two years advanced nursing experience in psychiatric setting.

Requirements: Must establish and maintain yearly Standard Care Arrangement and work collaboratively with designated physicians. Obtains and maintains personal professional liability insurance. Holds valid Medicare provider number. Satisfactory criminal background check and Bureau of Motor Vehicle driving record; proof of valid driver's license and current automobile liability insurance.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides Pharmacological Management services to patients assigned by BEACON HEALTH, including psychiatric assessment, medication evaluation and medication management.

Prescribes, follows-up, and reviews all treatment medications and provides comprehensive medication education re: benefits, risks and alternatives of proposed treatments

Maintains clear and timely documentation of all services provided, in compliance with applicable ODMH and ODADAS standards, and Ohio law, and in accordance with BEACON HEALTH's policies and procedures.

Meets direct service (productivity) goals as established for the Pharmacological Management service.

Practices within scope of practice that is consistent with licensure and certification requirements of the Ohio Board of Nursing or State of Ohio Medical Board, the Ohio Department of Mental Health, Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services, and in adherence to the Codes of Ethics of BEACON HEALTH, the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and the Ohio Board of Nursing.

Maintain current Drug Enforcement Administration status.

Conducts training for agency staff on such topics as mental health diagnosis and treatment, medications, and related topics.

Completes all required agency, county, and state forms in a timely manner.

Consults with and advises clinical staff and Clinical Supervisors relating to medical/medication issues.

Participates in the ISP for each patient assigned with special attention to all medical aspects of the plan.

Please send CV to the designated email address

Employment Type: Contract

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