Psychiatiric Nurse Practitioner – Caron Treatment Center – Boca Raton, FL

Position: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Facility Program:
Caron Renaissance & Ocean Drive

Medical Unit

Reports to:
Medical Director

Purpose: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works closely with the Medical Director to provide medication monitoring, psychiatric case management and psychiatric and medical assessment from a holistic, recovery-oriented perspective in a professional and compassionate manner.

Main Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Provide diagnostic psychiatric evaluation and ongoing psychiatric medication management, under supervision of the Medical Director.
  • Provide psychiatric case management support to Clinical, Psychology, and Neurocognitive team members.
  • Initiate requests for laboratory studies as needed. Identify normal and abnormal findings, interpret, and initiate medication alterations or follow-up treatment as indicated.
  • Conduct patient psychiatric/medical teaching consistent with Caron’s program description and approved policies and procedures.
  • Prescribe, monitor, and teach patients the use of medications according to approved medication regimens and protocols.
  • Initiate appropriate evaluation and emergency management for all psychiatric emergency situations.
  • Provide coverage as assigned by Medical Director for physical medicine needs, including but not limited to History & Physical assessments, sick visits, and self-injurious behavior and blind weight checks.
  • Complete patient exit interviews based upon facility protocols.
  • Attend department meetings and trainings as directed by the Medical Director.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned by the Medical Director.
  • Initiate and maintain timely, accurate documentation of all services rendered.

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