Under general direction, provides assessment and treatment to patients in the emergency room; conducts physical exams; completes health history summary; documents patients’ progress; assists with patient care managment.
Knolwedge of healthcare procedures
Decision making and problem solving skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Master’s Degree in nursing; Missouri RN license; certification as an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from an accredited training program; and a minimum of 3 years experience in in a psychiatric setting.
Assists with patient care management; provide initial assessment to ER patients requiring mental health evaluations and manages disposition of patients.
Completes comprehensive health history summary and physical examinations; responsible for clinical resumes and discharged patients.
Provides crisis intervention and referral for psychiatric hospitalization; may provide pharmalogical therapeutic intervention as necessary.
Assists with pre-operative care for patients.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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