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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner / Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

|  Job ID # 17-11

Location:

Willimantic and Dayville, CT

Description:

 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – New Grads Welcome!

  • United Services is looking to hire a full-time (40 hours per week) PMHNP/APRN (Adult) to work at the clinic in Willimantic/Mansfield, CT (near the University of CT in Storrs) and at the Dayville, CT clinic so that the APRN can become familiar with all patients and staff.
  • All work is outpatient, with adolescent through geriatric clients.
  • APRN works with a team of professional social workers, nurse care managers, case managers and others to ensure integrated care.
  • Doctors and APRN’s share call by phone and have call for 1 week at a time every 7-8 weeks.  Calls are related to medication issues.

 Job Functions of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 

  • Provide diagnostic evaluations and re-evaluations for assigned clients, and as needed.
  • Provide psychiatric medication management for assigned clients as needed.
  • Take a leadership role as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team to ensure a coordinated and responsive treatment planning and evaluation process for assigned clients.
  • Communicate changes in client treatment planning, medical needs and service needs to all staff involved in the provision of core services to clients.
  • Ensure compliance with all United Services policies, procedures and protocols related to the provision of psychiatric services to clients.

 Requirements of the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 

  • Current APRN license is required according to CT state law
  • Must be certified by ANCC
  • Two years experience in a behavioral health or community health organization desired.

Benefits for the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse 

  • 4 weeks vacation, 12 holidays & Paid sick time
  • Very generous comprehensive benefit package for health, dental, life and disability insurance
  • Training and tuition reimbursement fund & eligibility for National Health Service Corps loan repayment and scholarships
  • Pre-tax medical and dependent care plans
  • Retirement plan with an employer contribution after one year
  • Professional liability coverage provided
  • Weekdays only – no nights, weekends or holiday hours

Salary Range:

Competitive Salary

 United Services is an Affirmative Action Employer EEO/M/F/D/V.