Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Pawnee Mental Health

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  • Manhattan, KS, USA
  • Apr 29, 2021
Full time Nurse

Job Description

Essential Job Functions: 



  • Conduct psychiatric evaluations of mental health center clients as referred.
  • Provide medication management and education services consistent with the needs of the client.
  • Meet and comply with all administrative and clinical documentation requirements.
  • Meet personal and departmental direct service expectations and goals.
  • Utilize staff psychiatrists for supervision and case consultation as necessary.
  • Provide case consultation to the agency’s clinical staff as necessary.
  • Facilitate and evaluate for admission to inpatient mental health or substance use treatment as required.



  • Attend and participate in staff meetings as required.
  • Participate in the Quality, Risk and Utilization Review process (including peer review) as assigned by the Medical Director and/or the Assistant Director.
  • Maintain educational requirements regarding current best practices, medications, and treatments available.
  • Collaborate with administrative/support staff to insure efficiency in scheduling client appointments, follow up, consultations, phone calls and paperwork time. 
  • Collaborate with nursing staff to insure effective follow up, monitoring and education regarding medication and symptoms of mental illness with clients and family members. 


Other Job Functions:

  • Maintain and advance knowledge and skills related to field of work through regular review of pertinent materials and attendance at training events.
  • Adhere to the standards, policies and instructions established by PMHS Policy and Procedure and any applicable ethical codes within field of employment.
  • Review and comply with the Pawnee Code of Conduct outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other management personnel.


Minimum Qualifications:     Must be licensed in good standing to practice as an APRN in Kansas. Graduation from a Psychiatric/Mental Health Specialist program and experience in a community mental health setting with clients of all ages strongly preferred. ANCC certification is preferred. 

Strong oral and written communication skills using the English language.

Basic personal computer skills required; experience with Microsoft Office software preferred.

Results of criminal and all other applicable background checks must meet the approval of Pawnee Mental Health Services.

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