Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) is responsible for the provision of psychiatric and addiction medicine treatment of co-occurring patients. This position functions as an active member of a team serving adult clients and adolescents with severe and disabling co-occurring disorders. The APRN is responsible for tasks of medication management and psychiatric and addiction medicine oversight. The APRN also provides training for staff and consultation for families
Responsibilities and Duties
Provide co-occurring adult/medication evaluations, psychiatric/addiction medicine assessments and medication monitoring;
Face to face regularly scheduled appointments with all patients on psychiatric medication or medications for chronic illness during residential treatment;
Provide integrated assessments;
Participate in clinical staffing meetings, on an as needed basis providing recommendations for treatment interventions and treatment plan implementations for current and new cases. Participate with clinical management team on an as needed basis regarding potential admissions and their appropriateness for the program;
Work in cooperation with all members of the treatment team to provide quality care for all clients.
Be available for phone consultation within a timely manner with staff when on call;
Maintain appropriate and timely clinical records;
To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited institution. Individual must have a license to practice in the State of Montana and hold current certification as an APRN by ANCC or Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and two years’ experience working extensively with severe and persistent mental illness, and co-occurring disorders.
Comprehensive knowledge of addiction, theoretical models of therapeutic change processes, and best clinical practices.
Extensive knowledge of psychotropic medications
Working knowledge of assessment procedures, including diagnostics and placement.
Familiarity with community resources.
Knowledge of laws and administrative rules relevant to chemical dependency, mental health, and confidentiality.
Thorough knowledge of ethical performance standards and their application.
Working knowledge of office practices and procedures, programs and services.
An understanding of crisis intervention and the use of hospital alternative services
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: As a non-profit, our employees qualify for the Public Loan Forgiveness program.
Internal Number: RCM001
Western Montana Mental Health Center (WMMHC) is the largest behavioral health provider in Montana and is a non-profit company whose mission and vision is to improve the qualify of life for patients by taking a holistic, patient-centered and recovery-oriented approach to mental health services.Montana is a great place to live a quality lifestyle with two of the very best national parks (Yellowstone & Glacier), vibrant downtown activities, art galleries galore, world-class ski resorts, blue ribbon rivers for fishing and other activities, hiking right out your back door, top-class entertainment, and even world-wide first place winning breweries!