Overview

Want to provide quality care in a collaborative, integrative healthcare setting? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Advanced Practice Registered Nurse to join a team dedicated to the protection and promotion of each patient’s recovery. JeffCare, a program of Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority, is a Federally Qualified Health Center with two sites in East Jefferson and West Jefferson. This position requires no call or weekend work, offers a generous benefits package, and is located in the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.

Responsibilities

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations and provides medication management for individuals on psychotropic medications.
  • Provides crisis intervention and crisis assessments to determine best course of action to resolve a behavioral health crisis.
  • Completes concurrent documentation in the electronic health record.
  • Participates on an integrated treatment team and provides consultation and education to treatment team members specific to treatment recommendations, current level of need and care, diagnosis, high risk issues, disposition, and discharge of individuals.
  • Participates in training and supervision.
  • Reviews all requests from health center, credentialing, and billing staff and responds promptly to address issues in a timely manner.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Licensure as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with psychiatric certification and prescriptive benefit
  • Experience and/or familiarity with medication-assisted treatment (Suboxone) and has or is willing to obtain a DATA Waiver to prescribe Suboxone
  • High ethical standards and personal integrity
  • Focus on improving health outcomes by using best practices, ingenuity, and strong analytical skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide care in a culturally competent way and consistently treat all with dignity and respect
  • Familiarity with principles of trauma-informed care
  • Experience with EHRs
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About Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority

Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority (JPHSA) envisions a Jefferson Parish in which individuals and families affected by Mental Illness, Addictive Disorders, and/or Developmental Disabilities shall live full, healthy, independent and productive lives to the greatest extent possible for available resources.