Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – Faith Family Medical Center – Nashville, TN

Agency Mission:
Faith Family Medical Center is a 501c(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to provide

hope and healing to our hardworking neighbors in need. Driven by faith, Faith Family Medical

Center’s vision is that all Middle Tennesseans have the healthcare home that they need to

lead fulfilling lives.

Job Description:
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide outpatient psychiatric evaluation and

medication management services to patients at Faith Family Medical Center. This individual

will work with the Chief Medical Officer, Associate Providers, nurses, and other staff members

and will be supervised externally by psychiatrist with whom there is a business agreement

established. The scope of care will include office-based patient care as well as telehealth

visits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Skills required:

  • Experience in delivering high-quality, client centered care
  • Able to document and navigate EMR independently
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Ability to maintain strict client confidentiality
  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with individuals involved in all aspects

of programming, partner agencies, members of the community, or FFMC staff

members.

  • Language skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general and professional

documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively

present information in one on one and small group situations.

  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant

such action.

  • Ability to foster teamwork; train and direct the work of team members and colleagues.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to work productively and make

independent decisions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing psychiatric services to clients in a variety of clinical settings

during scheduled hours. Scope of services includes outpatient psychiatric evaluations

and medication management services.

  • Assess, diagnose, and treat patients who are experiencing symptoms of behavioral

health disorders.

  • Prescribe, recommend, or discontinue drugs and treatments to treat mental,

emotional, or behavioral disorders,

  • Collaborate with counselors, social workers, or other treatment team members to

coordinate client care.

Responsible for timely and accurate completion of medical records, including

assessment, treatment plan, progress notes, outcome measures, and billing entries.

  • Counsel clients during appointments as necessary.
  • Design/participate in the development of individualized treatment plans, incorporating

beast and leading practices into treatment interventions.

  • Examine or order laboratory or diagnostic tests for clients to provide information on

general physical condition and mental disorders.

  • Collaborate with significant others, spouses, or guardians on client’s condition and

treatment when clinically appropriate.

  • Prepare and submit assessments, progress notes, reports, and summaries to

entities/agencies as required.

  • Return calls and emails promptly.
  • Responsible for making independent decisions based on protocols developed utilizing

national guidelines for treatment interventions.

  • Responsible for maintaining customer relations with all agency staff and clients.
  • Maintain medical records and submit at least 10% of records to supervising

Psychiatrist for bi-weekly review.

  • Look for ways to improve and promote quality.
  • Follow all company procedures and protocols, standard practices, and state/federal

regulations.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being

performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of

all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nursing with focus on Psychiatric nursing.
  • Graduation from a certified advance practice program specializing in

psychiatry/mental health.

Preferred Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience as a psychiatric provider
  • Experience in telemedicine

Licenses/Certification:

  • Must be certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Possess an unrestricted license to practice as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse in

the state of Tennessee.

  • Must have a valid DEA number along with an unrestricted license in Tennessee.
  • Must be registered with the TN State Controlled Substance Data Base.
  • No suspension/exclusion/debarment from participation in federal health care

programs.

  • Maintained licensure in the State of Tennessee

Job Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty

satisfactorily. The requirements listed must be representative of the knowledge, skills,

minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential

functions.

Physical Demands:
Frequent standing, sitting, telephone use, typing, occasional lifting more than 25 lbs.

Environmental Demands:
Long narrow hallways, multiple sets of stairs, medium to noisy conditions.

Work Environment:
No travel necessary, Monday-Friday hours.

To apply, please send your CV/resume along with a cover letter to:

Email: [email protected]

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