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Advanced Practice Nurse -Psychiatric-Mental Health

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Lancaster, OH
Job Type
Mar 28, 2017
Job ID

Advanced Practice Nurse Psychiatric Mental Health  

The advanced level class works under administrative direction & requires extensive knowledge of skilled registered nursing procedures & advanced nurse practices in order to serve as mental health care provider in an institutional, facility and/or correctional setting & assume specific mental health care duties within boundaries of licensure (i.e., performs mental health evaluations, obtains mental health history, analyzes & documents findings, creates & implements mental health care treatment plan & prescribes psychiatric medication consistent with formulary and/or by bylaws/policy &/or other mental health treatment), write mental health evaluations & reports for offenders in need of &/or receiving psychiatric level of care & maintain written account of patient progress & provide mental health consultation for patients & families in coordination with interdisciplinary mental health care team.