Posted in Other 30+ days ago.
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
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.
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Time Type:Full time
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