Jewish Family and Children's Service
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Part Time (West Valley)
at Jewish Family and Children's Service
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- Medical Practitioner/Prescriber
**West Valley Location**
** Primary Patient Population: Child & Adolescent **
Jewish Family & Children’s Services, (JFCS) is a valued behavioral and integrated health provider with several major sites located around the valley. Our presence in the Phoenix metropolitan area extends beyond 85 years. We are a believer of inclusion and have dedicated our services to improving the lives of children and families from all environments and cultural heritages. Currently, JFCS is searching for a Nurse Practitioner; a licensed independent contractor who work with children, adolescents and adults in a dynamic behavioral health setting at our West Valley facility and make a difference in the lives of an underserved population. JFCS is in the business of changing and improving the lives of those who depend on our services. We are looking for a unique and positive individual who understands the needs of those needing a lift up that otherwise might be passed over. We value life and the safety of the clientele we serve and our mission is to continue making an important footprint in behavioral and integrated health. If you are a graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program and are licensed in the State of Arizona we welcome you to apply for a rewarding career, competitive compensation and benefits, but more importantly a positive workplace.
Become Part of the JFCS Team!
“Healing Lives. Whatever It Takes.”
In this role the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will assess health records, immunizations, PCP visits and lab results, medications (Prescription and OTC) and conduct intakes to evaluate children, adolescent and adult clients. The NP will collaborate and coordinate with prescribers for medication, follow up on medical checks and psych evaluations to formulate a current client status. The NP will play an important role as a part of a collaborative team of clinicians, prescribers, medical assistants and medical director.
Communications with clients, families, Department of Child Protective Services, Providers, Pharmacies, Case Managers, School Districts, Group Homes and Primary Care Physicians will allow the NP to be strategic in assisting with the formulation of treatment plans.
The Nurse Practitioner must be licensed as an RN and hold an Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner certification from the Arizona State Board of Nursing, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification. Must hold a current and valid license to practice in the State of Arizona. Must have full prescription authority and maintain current D.E.A. licensure. Minimum of two (2) years' experience in a Behavioral Health setting or demonstrated equivalent experience.