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Full Time Psychiatric ARNP/Nurse Practitioner

Please email Alice Spence and include subject heading: Nurse Practitioner Application.

Full Time Psychiatric ARNP/Nurse Practitioner

Summary: As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient mental health clinic, you will provide psychiatric outpatient services in collaboration with our team of mental health therapists and clinicians. As an ARNP, you will directly provide psychiatric services while collaborating with mental health therapists to ensure a whole person approach to our community.

· Provide advanced services consistent with the ethical guidelines of the nursing profession and the policies and procedures of Horizon Therapy Group

· Examine a variety of ages of patients and diagnose mental health conditions

· Recommend and prescribe appropriate medical care for psychiatric diagnoses

· Medication evaluation and initiation and short- and long-term management of prescribed medications

· Ordering and interpreting lab tests, as needed, for patients prior to and/or during prescription management

· Consultation with families, mental health therapists, and other community support services or medical providers as needed for continuity of care

· Case management and ongoing education as needed

· Document information regarding patient care and behavior as required in software management system

· Participate in patient treatment planning and implementation as needed with outpatient mental health staff

· Maintain confidentiality in accordance with established standards of care

· Perform other job-related duties as assigned

· Graduate from an accredited and approved ARNP training program and current licensure to practice medicine in states where services are delivered

· Current Iowa state Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license with prescriptive privileges or eligibility to obtain licensure upon hire

· Valid National Provider Identification (NPI) number

· Valid DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification

· Knowledge and skills in English usage, interpersonal relationships and excellent communication skills


· Excellent critical thinking skills

· Excellent organizational abilities

· Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing

· Quickly and effectively identify and resolve problematic situations

· Comfortable analyzing information and dealing with complexity

· Attention to detail and accuracy

· Able to handle confidential material in a reliable manner

· Ability to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of organization

· Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism

· Ability to effectively prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment

· Proficiency with electronic records management and telehealth services

· Must hold a current and active Iowa state ARNP license with prescriptive privileges or be able to obtain it

One of the bravest things you can do, is to make the decision that you are not willing to let things continue the way they are.
We at Horizon Therapy Group want to make it as easy as we possibly can to help you take that first step towards change.