Seashore Family Services of NJ

Advance Practice Nurse

US-NJ-Brick
6 months ago
ID
2017-1027
# of Openings
1
Category
Clinical

Overview

As an APN will be the primary psychiatric care provider for adults and adolescents co-occurring patients in an outpatient substance abuse program. Responsible for psychiatric evaluation, pharmacology, administration of Vivitrol medication and collaboration with other mental health and substance abuse providers within the Agency.

Responsibilities

  • Provide psychiatric assessments to designated clients
  • Provide medical assessment to designated clients
  • Prescribe medications for psychiatric and Vivitrol services
  • Order laboratory tests as necesarry
  • Administer Vivitrol injection to designated clients
  • Complete required forms in client chart.
  • Consult with Directors, managers and counseling staff about clients treatment as needed.

Qualifications

Master's degree in Psychiatric Nursing required. Certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center required. Licensed by the New Jersey Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse and certified by the NJBN as a mental health / psychiatric nurse with prescription authority required. Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and time management skills. Minimum two years experience preferred.

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