Posted: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 6:42 AM
The Department of Psychiatry is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to join the Acute Psychiatric Unit: Inpatient Services team. This position will provide after hours and/or overnight psychiatric care to patients. Perform initial psychiatric evaluations and ongoing psychiatric consultation for patients admitted to medical and surgical floors of the hospital. In addition, when necessary, consultation services will be provided to the Emergency Department.Duties and Responsibilities: Conduct initial evaluations of and ongoing psychiatric treatment for patients with psychiatric or behavioral symptoms who are medically admitted to the hospital. This would include adults experiencing psychiatric disorders or medical conditions which may cause behavioral problems or psychiatric disturbances. There is potential for developing clinical research questions and setting upand running studies within this scope of practice.Essential Job Functions: Provision of medical and psychiatric evaluation and medication management.Documentation of Services Provided. Submit Billing Sheets for Professional Fee Reimbursement. Participate in required meetings or committees.Other Job Functions: Referral of patients to appropriate levels of care and facilitating transfer with appropriate communication across disciplines.
• Location: Baltimore
• Post ID: 24062068 baltimore