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Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry - Psychiatry

Company: Cross Creek Hospital
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Nurse Practitioner - PsychiatryESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

* Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team.
* Participate in the formulation of patient Master Treatment Plan
* Assess physical and psychiatric health of patient and formulate measures to meet patient needs.
* Chart clinical observation (direct or through dictation), evaluations and treatment of patient in required time according to facility guidelines.
* Communicate with physicians and other staff as necessary to provide quality care for patient within appropriate guidelines.
* Encourage family involvement in patient care. Respond to identified patient and family educational needs.
* Support and follow legal requirements, hospital policy and procedures, medical staff bylaws and regulatory requirements.
* Provide services that are in accordance with the state guidelines for Nurse Practitioners.
* Provide on-call responsibilities on scheduled basis directed by medical staff.
* May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication.
* Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Keywords: Cross Creek Hospital, Austin , Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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