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Advanced Practice - Psychiatry position in Mason City IA

Company: Archway Physician Recruitment
Location: Mason City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Mason City, Iowa. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

**Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner opening in Iowa**

* Located in ***Mason City, IA*** - 2 hours north of Des Moines
* Full time, permanent position

**Position Summary:**

Address the mental health needs of behavioral health clients including psychiatric evaluation of clients, prescribing and managing medications, as well as case management, assessing and assisting with staff training needs.

**Essential Duties & Resppnsibilities:**

* Conducts mental health histories and assessments
* Formulates mental health treatment plan and manages acute and chronic mental health needs.
* Examines clients to determine general physical condition, following standard medical procedures.
* Organizes data concerning clients family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from clients, relatives, and other sources.
* Order laboratory and other special diagnostic test and evaluates data obtained.
* Administers medications and therapeutic agents, necessary to implement a treatment, disease prevention, or rehabilitation regimen ordered by and within the scope of licensure.
* Leads and/or participates in periodic staff conferences to present case histories; confer with internal external members of therapy team to develop comprehensive evaluations or plan pertinent therapy programs to provider maximum benefits for each patient.
* Conducts care of psychiatric/mental health emergencies and initiates arrangements for continuing care of referral to appropriate facility.

**Qualifications:**

* Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in Iowa
* Graduation from an accredited masters level Nurse Practitioner program with a specialty in psychiatry.
* Clinical experience preferred
* BLS/ACLS/ATLS

**Physical Demands & Work Environment:**

* The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
* **Physical demands:** While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell; manage stress as it relates to essential job functions. The employee must have the ability to transfer or lift patients to exam table from chair or floor. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
* **Work environment:** While performing the duties of this job, the noise level in the work environment is usually minimal to moderate. The employee is subject to health hazards (contagious diseases, blood borne pathogens, etc.).

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Keywords: Archway Physician Recruitment, Rochester , Advanced Practice - Psychiatry position in Mason City IA, Healthcare , Mason City, Minnesota

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