A National Health Service Corp Certified Site for further information visit https://nhsc.hrsa.gov/loan-repayment/state-loan-repayment-program/index.html Job DescriptionLegacy Behavioral Health Services is hiring individuals with a passion for making a difference in their community! We are seeking Nurse Practitioners to work in our outpatient Mental Health Centers in Lowndes, Tift, and Cook county Georgia. As well as working in our inpatient Behavioral Health Crisis Center (BHCC) in Valdosta, Georgia. The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing psychotherapy and medication evaluation and management to a range of clients having mental illness, developmental disabilities, and substance abuse diagnoses under the supervision of a psychiatrist(s). The Nurse Practitioner also provides evaluation, treatment planning, and discharge- planning services for individuals in inpatient and/or outpatient clinic(s).Benefits:Employee Assistance Program- We offer EAP services to all full-time and part-time employees. EAP services include legal assistance, financial consultations, access to work-life specialists, and up to 4 counseling session This position requires:Ability to formulate diagnosis based on examination, assessment and test results.
Ability to interpret test results, identify deviations from norms, and intervene or make appropriate referrals.Ability to work effectively as part of a team of health care professionals.Ability to assess, plan for, and provide basic nursing skills.Ability to prescribe medications as part of a treatment plan gaining physician approval when needed.Knowledge of assessment tools, interviewing, and examination techniques.Knowledge of HIPAA.Knowledge regarding agreed upon practices and protocols.Knowledge of procedures including developing, implementing and revising plan of care. Documentation skills meeting legal and professional standards; maintaining records appropriatelyWho we are:We are a community of resources that believes in restoring the quality of living in each individual we serve. We provide an array of services to children, adults, and families. We provide this support within 10 counties; Ben Hill County, Berrien County, Brooks County, Cook County, Echols County, Irwin County, Lanier County, Lowndes County, Tift County, and Turner County. Legacy Behavioral Health Services believes that through individualized services, quality of care and support, your lives will be transformed. Physical Demands: Hearing and vision acuity is essential in this position in order to surveil effectively. Also, the ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time is imperative. Must have the physical ability to participate in crisis response and utilize CPI techniques. Environmental Conditions: This is a high-stress work environment. Most of the job is conducted in a temperature and humidity controlled environment, although Security Officers must also be able to work outside the building for short periods of time.ALL RELEVANT INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO VERIFICATIONPosition opened to:ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTSInternal Applicants must be in their current position for 6 months with no disciplinary action unless the position available is within your current department and you have been employed, in your current position, for 1 month without any disciplinary action.Drug-Free Workplace/ Equal Opportunity Employer