The APRN is a member of the Medical Services team and prescribes under collaborative agreement with agency physicians. The APRN manifests a high level of expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of the complex responses of individuals and/or families to actual or potential health problems. The APRN is an expert clinician who delivers direct care, including pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment of health problems.
Requires a Masters degree in nursing with experience in the area of Adult Mental Health/Psychiatry. Must meet the criteria for registration in the State of Kansas for APRN and have a Registered Nurse license in the State of Kansas and be eligible for all third party reimbursements. Expertise preferred in the areas of psychopharmacology, psychopathology, DSM IV diagnostic criteria; theory based practice, group dynamics and written and verbal communication. ANCC certification in Adult psych/mental health is required, or at least the educational plan to obtain ANCC certification within six months. This position requires basic computer skills, the ability to sit for long periods of time to complete data entry, and the ability to lift at least twenty five pounds. Must be able to pass pre-employment background check, and State of Kansas Adult/Child Abuse Registries.