Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner -

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Denver, CO
Jewish Family Service

Jewish Family Service

Company Overview: JFS is a nonprofit human services organization that serves anyone in need – regardless of their circumstances or religious beliefs. We believe in a shared responsibility to support impactful changes throughout our community. Founded over 150 years ago, we currently offer more than 30 programs and services, including food security, housing stability, mental health counseling, aging care, employment support, and disability services. JFS takes a holistic approach, assessing the various needs of the individual or family and providing the appropriate services all from one organization. We continuously evaluate the evolving challenges of our community and adapt or develop programs that respond to the resulting needs.
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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Position Summary: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse will possess a strong background in mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients across the lifespan. Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to provide comprehensive psychiatric care to our patients. Fosters a culture of client- and family-centered care, service, quality, and safety excellence to exemplify a positive client experience.
Conduct thorough psychiatric assessments, including patient history, mental status examination, and risk assessment.
Diagnose and formulate treatment plans for patients with various mental health disorders.
Prescribe and manage appropriate psychotropic medications, monitor medication effectiveness, and adjust dosages as needed.
Coordinate Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies when needed.
Develop and implement holistic treatment plans.
Collaborate with healthcare professionals internal/external to the organization in the best interest of client care.
Educate patients and their families about mental health conditions, treatment options, potential side effects of medications, and coping strategies.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records, ensuring compliance with legal and ethical standards of care in accordance with organizational standards.
Stay current with psychiatric and mental health research developments, treatment modalities, and pharmacology.
Participate in case conferences, team meetings, and quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient care outcomes.
Adhere to relevant legal and ethical standards, including patient confidentiality, informed consent, and professional boundaries.
Contribute to a positive, supportive work environment fostering collaboration and open communication.
Other duties as assigned.

BSN and a master’s degree in nursing are preferred.
Minimum two (2) years of experience in a relevant clinical setting with an understanding of psychiatric services specific to health and psychological assessment, clinical diagnosis, pharmacology, and direct consumer services.
Nurse Practitioner Licensed in Colorado or Registered as an Advanced Practice Nurse in Colorado.
MUST have prescriptive authority in Colorado in good standing.
Must be a Colorado resident.
Denver, Colorado 80215
Nurse Practitioner
Employment Type
Monday - Friday days