Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - New Hampshire

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions.

Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person-and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As 'One Phoenix House' we believe in having fun along the way - embracing 'progress not perfection' as our journey continues. 

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

? Provide psychiatric and/or Substance Use Disorder assessment/evaluations and document

evaluation results and recommendations.

? Prescribes or recommends medications or other forms of therapeutic and evidence based treatment.

? Discuss and review role of anti-craving medications for relapse prevention.

? Request any necessary laboratory studies on clients as determined by results of screening or

assessment.

? Provide individual/group treatment/medication management to clients taking psychiatric

medications.

? Discuss case with medical director and/or psychiatrist and licensed clinical team other health to

prepare comprehensive client care plan.

? Submits health care plan and goals of individual clients for periodic review and evaluation by

physician.

? May refer clients to physician for consultation or to specialized health resources for treatment.

? Handles crisis intervention needs.

? Knowledge of theoretical and pharmacologic issues related to clinical treatment of common

psychiatric disorders.

? Strong competency utilizing the electronic medical record.

? Maintain compliance with all documentation requirements.

? Bill appropriately for all professional services delivered

? Maintain client records to comply with CARF and state licensing standards, using the Welligent

Electronic Health Record.

? Meet with clinical supervisor and Director(s) on a regular basis.

? Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

? Be available 24/7 (accessible) for consultation by telephone with staff regarding psychiatric

condition of clients.

? Though actions, deeds, and words, demonstrate Phoenix House values and "Every-time Behaviors"

COMPETENCIES

? Demonstrate empathy and compassion for clients in group and daily interactions.

? Maintain objectivity towards all clients and make clinical decisions based on accurate information.

? Demonstrate appropriate boundaries between staff and clients.

? Work cooperatively with others and supervisors.

? Demonstrate patience and consideration in dealing with others.

? Demonstrate thoughtful decision-making.

? Ensure client con

Phoenix House requires background checks, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history, reference checks and possibly a medical exam, prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.

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