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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (APRN)

Addiction Recovery Care

Addiction Recovery Care

Ashland, KY, USA
Posted on Monday, March 11, 2024

Are you looking for the best place to work? Join Addiction Recovery Care, LLC (ARC) which was selected as one of the 2024 Best Places to Work in Kentucky by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, based on surveys of our employees!

Are you passionate about serving in an environment of shared purpose and shared goals while driving the ARC mission and values to excellence for our clients, patients and team members? ARC has been leading the way and has become one of the fastest growing healthcare systems in Kentucky (and beyond!) in addiction treatment, mental health services and improving lives by creating opportunities for people to discover hope and live their God-given destiny!

ARC is ready to offer you “The B.E.S.T. of ARC” (Balance, Energy, Safety, Training) on day 1 when you enter through our doors. ARC is a thriving, dynamic, and fast-paced healthcare system environment where compassion, accountability, respect for the dignity of life, entrepreneurship, and stewardship are key elements of every thing we do!

We are hiring a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for our growing team! The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will primarily be responsible for managing mental health conditions and coordinating health care in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations in accordance with acceptable standards of care. This is an in-person position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs age-appropriate mental health history and physical for complex acute, critical, and chronically ill patients.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic and therapeutic tests relative to patient’s specific needs
  • Responds to psychiatric emergencies
  • Develops a collaborative,individualized treatment plan that may include medications, non-pharmacologic treatments, collaboration/referral to specialty providers or other interventions aimed to improve health status
  • Communication with patients, their support persons, pharmacies and other healthcare providers in a manner that facilitates optimal care of the patient. This may include, but not limited to, ensuring prescriptions are filled and refilled as appropriate, communication or lab results and coordinating care with outside providers.
  • In case of an emergency, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner shall refer a person served/client to an emergency room for medical emergencies.
  • Psychiatric Nurse practitioners may participate in utilization review activities as needed to ensure patients are able to access necessary care
  • The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will fulfill all duties in compliance with Pioneer Rural Health procedures including 42 CFR, Part 2 (privacy regulations).
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to prioritize work and work-related responsibilities.
  • The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will participate in 24/7 call for emergency, evening or weekend coverage
  • Complete peer to peer reviews as necessary with payor sources
  • Maintain a positive, respectful, and professional working relationship with Pioneer Rural Health’s staff and consumers alike.
  • This is a HYBRID positions with some in person and some via telehealth.

Key Experience and Education Needed:

  • APRN
  • Psychiatric certification
  • NP License in the state of KY; hold DEA
  • 2 year of inpatient acute psychiatric experience minimum
  • Experience with Involuntary Holds (Mental Inquest Warrant) preferred

Other Qualifications to be Considered:

  • Kentucky Medicaid enrollment.
  • Experience with primary care psychiatry or consultation-liaison psychiatry.
  • DATA 2000 waiver.

ARC full-time employees enjoy very attractive benefits packages for employees and their families to include health, dental, vision, life insurance, a wide array of ancillary insurance products for life’s needs, 401(k) plan with company matching and to ensure the work-life balance - generous paid vacation, sick, holiday and maternity/paternity leave policies.

Come join ARC and transform lives anchored in strong family relationships, social responsibility and meaningful career paths by empowering our nationally recognized crisis to career model!

Addiction Recovery Care, LLC and its affiliated entities are an equal opportunity employer.

ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis.