General Summary:

Utilizes expertise in patient/family assessment incorporating physical, psycho-social, environmental, spiritual, and financial factors to assess patients for barriers that interfere with the attainment of healthcare goals.

  • Responsible for assessment and treatment of individuals with developmental disorders, mental, emotional, social or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other related drugs.
  • Educates the health care team and physicians about psycho-social issues and identified patient/family problems as well as recommends strategies to address these issues.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the primary care providers to improve health outcomes.
  • Facilitate referrals to other services (e.g. substance abuse treatment, specialty care and community resources as needed).
  • Collaboration with local community agencies and school systems to support mental health services.
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed.
  • Maintain accurate and timely records of activities and services provided to each client.
  • Provides ongoing patient/family and staff education.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Team player
  • Strong communication skills

Schedule Details:

  • Schedule: Monday – Friday

Education and Experience:

  • Masters Degree in Nursing
  • 2 years experience in Pediatric Psychiatry as an APRN

Licensure, Certification, and Registration:

  • Current, valid APRN license
  • Current BLS
  • DEA license