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Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Lakes Region Mental Health Center

Lakes Region Mental Health Center (LRMHC) is the community mental health center serving Belknap and southern Grafton Counties. We provide services to 24 surrounding towns, and nearly 4,000 patients each year. A non-profit, private corporation founded in 1966, Lakes Region Mental Health Center is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors dedicated to our mission.  We provide integrated mental and physical health care to children, adults, elders and their families who are living with – and recovering from- mental illness and/or emotional distress. Our dedicated professionals provide the highest quality of healthcare and collaborate with many other organizations in the region to improve access to care and meet the mental health needs of the community. By working in partnership with other health care providers, hospitals, law enforcement, corrections, courts, school districts, social workers and public health officials, we are able to provide a continuum of care for our patients and improve the quality of life in the Lakes Region.


Requirements:

 Master's degree or its equivalent from a recognized college, institute or university with major study in nursing, and graduation from an advanced practice registered nurse program that meets qualifications established by the Board of Nursing Examiners for the specialty in Medical Nursing, Psychiatric Nursing. Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license issued by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing Education.  Current Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification.

Responsibilities:

•Works under the clinical direction of the Medical Director.

•Functions as the primary expert clinician/practitioner for a select group of patients.          

•Acts as a resource and works collaboratively with the health care team to ensure that both practice and professional standards are identified and maintained in the delivery of patient care and that mutually determined patient outcomes are achieved.

•Provides skilled specialty services of:  medical assessment; psychotherapy with individuals, couples, families, groups; prescription, administration and monitoring of medications and their effects; and coordination of care with interdisciplinary and interagency treatment teams as well as family members

•Promotes excellence in patient care while supporting and facilitating professional growth and development, upholding standards of professionalism.

•Independently prescribes pharmacologic and psychopharmologic drugs.

•Assumes administrative and/or clinical responsibility for achieving facility and patient objectives

How to Apply:

Visit www.lrmhc.org/careers to apply

Job Location:

Laconia

Date Added: March 29, 2021

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