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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Pathways to Wellness
Location: Union City
Posted on: January 14, 2023

Job Description:

We are a community-based organization of over 23 years that provides specialty mental health services to individuals in Alameda County communities. Our mission is to provide services that are client-centered, focusing on individual needs and concerns in the context of each client's lives outside the treatment setting. Clients' autonomy and choices are always maximized. Treatment is strength-based; recovery-oriented and incorporates the available client and community resources. Our treatment includes multiple modalities as needed such as medication support, psychotherapy, case management, mobilization of community resources, crisis prevention, and crisis management to prevent higher levels of care. Pathways to Wellness supports the Health and Wellness model of care. Our group is also committed to employing the evolving models of behavioral health integration in primary care. We are seeking a new Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join our team. Your role will be to provide psychiatric services for our clients with moderate to severe mental health impairments. As a member of the clinical department, you will work with Psychiatrists, Physician Assistants, Clinical Pharmacists and Nurses and report to our Program Manager and Physician Advisor. What You Will Do: Initial psychiatric evaluations of patients. Formulate an initial diagnosis and treatment plan for individuals with common mental health problems. Provide assessments, crisis response, medication and medication injections, direct mental health services, and medical record documentation, as required; Management and coordination of patient care, to develop the most appropriate medication regimen given the patient's history and presenting symptoms; Work closely with patients and multi-disciplinary teams to help enhance medication adherence through patient education, one-to-one and/or group interventions with the patient, and monitoring to ensure compliance with the medication procedures that are in place; What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years of relevant mental health experience and the following credentials/skills: Board-Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/PMHNP Current DEA Number ANCC NPI # and ability to obtain current Medicare and Medi-Cal number. Community mental health experience Why You'll Love Us: Pathways to Wellness Medication Clinic is an outpatient mental health treatment program founded in 2000 to meet a significant need within our mental health community. Our clinics provide services that are intended to afford significant relief from the symptoms of mental illness, to facilitate our patient's ability to return or remain in the community, and to avoid treatment at higher levels of care. Our services are provided with the utmost care, dignity, and respect for the individual. We believe when these qualities exist - movement on the pathway to wellness can occur. Diversity and inclusion are priorities for every aspect of our company. We bring people together regularly for celebrations to ensure everyone feels included and recognized. We embrace change and innovation. We offer the following benefits: Health Insurance Life Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance 401(k) Health & Wellness Programs Holiday Pay Paid Time Off 24 Hour Fitness DEI Statement: One of our organization's greatest strengths is our ability to recognize and apply diverse perspectives, skills, and talents across all clinics and departments within Pathways to Wellness. In addition, our ability to recruit professional staff from all ethnic groups has allowed us to better serve clients within their communities. At Pathways to Wellness, we are proud of our very diverse group of medical staff, support staff, and leadership team. We believe everyone plays an essential role in helping us to accomplish our mission. EOE Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $85 - $95 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Pathways to Wellness, Union City , Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Union City, California

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