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Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Adult South at Seven Counties

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Louisville, Kentucky

Job Description:

Job Description:


Under broad policies established by Chief Advanced Nurse Practice Administrator and in accordance with formal collaborative practice agreement with psychiatrist, provides child psychiatric services to SCS clients; collaborates with other prescribers and mental health, CD, ID, and dual diagnosis professionals to develop programs and policies that improve the quality of the facility's services; and efficiently utilizes available resources to maximize administration of quality care within budgetary constraints.


Provides psychiatric clinical services to children, including evaluation, follow-up, medication, emergency/crisis intervention, telephone consultation, etc. Provides clinical consultation and collaboration with SCS mental health, CD, and/or DD staff. Oversees the quality of psychiatric care administered to children through direct observation of clinicians, case review, interdepartmental communication, consultation with health care professionals outside the organization, etc. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning sessions, case conferences, supervisory meetings, including weekly formal clinical supervision with the collaborating psychiatrist, and clinical seminars, providing information relating to program development and administration. Provides consultation services for families, network agencies, and community practitioners. Assists Chief Advanced Nurse Practice Administrator in developing system-wide policies and procedures. Develops and implements clinical programs and policies to improve the facility's quality of services. Facilitates efforts to obtain and maintain Joint Commission accreditation by ensuring accurate documentation is recorded and maintained. Provides staff training on relevant medical topics. Engages in consultation with the collaborating psychiatrist on the medical/pharmacologic management of clients. Completes and maintains accurate documentation, according to prescribed standards, relating to treatment services, case management services, and advocacy including staff notes, case reviews, staff transfers, letters, reports, time cards, etc. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based on quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.


  • Master's degree in nursing or related field with advanced national certification in Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner licensure from the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC).

  • Kentucky Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license or permit.

  • Federal narcotics license.


  • Over three and up to four years of clinical psychiatric nursing experience.

  • Thorough knowledge of assigned population (e.g., mental and physical characteristics, growth and development, and range of treatment needed), and applicable regulations and standards.

  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.

  • Knowledge of available community sources and SCS services.


  • Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients and their families.

  • Normal tasks involve frequent exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.

  • Scheduling demands may require employee to be on "24-hour call" on a rotating basis.

Time Type:

Full time

We continually help our community and employees flourish... one life at a time. As a Seven Counties Services employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Seven Counties Services.

  • Health & Wellness

    • Medical Coverage

    • Dental Coverage

    • Vision Coverage

    • Flexible Spending Account

    • Health Savings Account

    • Short Term Disability

    • Long Term Disability - Company Paid

    • Wellness Programs - Company Paid

  • Financial Wellbeing

    • Competitive Compensation Packages

    • Life Insurance - Company Paid

    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance - Company Paid

    • 403b Retirement Plan with Company Funded Matching

    • Retirement and Financial Planning Services

    • Employee Discounts including Dell Computers, Verizon Wireless, Liberty Mutual, Costco, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car

    • Loan Forgiveness options through federal programs (National Health Service Corps & Public Service Loan Forgiveness)

  • Career Development and Growth

    • At Seven Counties Services training is one of our highest priorities. We provide company paid professional training for various skills, certifications, and continuing education

    • Opportunities for growth and movement - We encourage our employees to consider new growth opportunities with us

    • Leadership Academy for our rising stars, supervisors, and leaders

    • Seven Counties Services and Center for Clinical Excellence teach provide staff with industry best practices and processes

  • Work Life Balance

    • Paid Time Off - Generous PTO for Vacations, Illness, Personal Days, Etc. (Paid Holidays)

    • Flexible Work Schedules to promote a Healthy Work Life Balance

    • Employee Assistance Program - assists employees with personal problems and/or work-related problems that may impact their job performance, health, mental and emotional well-being

Seven Counties Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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