Job scope: Serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
providing diagnostic and medication services to adult patients in MH Outpatient.
Education/licensure: Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Licensed to practice
medicine in Texas issued by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners;
Certificate for Texas Controlled Substances Registration issued by the Texas
Department of Public Safety; Certificate for Controlled Substances Registration
issued by the U. S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, Washington;
and current valid driver's license in state of residence.
Experience/Knowledge: Familiar with current psychiatric diagnosis and treatment. Competence in prescribing medications with knowledge of New Generation medications, side effects, and drug interactions. Ability to enhance a positive team working relationships.
Physical requirements that are bona fide occupational qualifications essential to the performance of the job:Ability and strength to sit, bend, and reach during an 8 to 10 hour day. Able to lift a minimum of 10 pounds. Sensory acuity sufficient to evaluate, treats, and monitors patient needs and maintains accurate records. Fine motor skills sufficient to legibly document and communicate. Routine 8 to 10 hour shifts with weekends off.