HUMAN SERVICES CENTER
Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)/Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (PAPNP)
The role of the nurse practitioner is to provide routine diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventative health care services under the direction of a collaborating physician. The Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner/ Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner will provide psychiatric diagnostic assessment, preliminary diagnosis, treatment and crisis intervention of clients with acute, chronic or moderate mental health disorders. The CRNP/ PAPNP will serve clients in an outpatient psychiatric clinic setting.
Position Responsibilities: CRNP/ PAPNP will adhere to the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Competencies. (Attached)
• Adheres to established guidelines for service delivery and required documentation.
Adheres to centralized scheduling practices to ensure agency productivity expectations of 30 billable hours out of 37.5 weekly hours or 80% of actual scheduled hours.
• Complete, under the direction of a collaborating licensed psychiatrist, diagnostic/psychiatric evaluations of clients, establish a preliminary diagnosis to be reviewed and signed by supervising psychiatrist, coordinate medication management and complete dictation of evaluations and medication management/progress notes.