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Psych APP Job Stockton/Sacramento -No Call

Company: DAIYA Healthcare
Location: Elk Grove
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Elk Grove, California. This and other physician assistant jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com

Growing Multi-specialty group Expanding in California--Generous Compensation Package
Job Summary:
The psychiatric Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) is a mental health professional responsible for diagnosing mental illness and providing treatment for mental and behavioral issues. Their duties include performing mental health assessments, discussing symptoms with patients to determine a diagnosis and prescribing medication to correct chemical imbalances in the patient's brain.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Examines patient, takes medical history, records results, and makes preliminary diagnosis of emotional, mental and behavioral disorders.
    • Use a variety of methods to evaluate a patient, such as interviewing the patient, their family or clinical staff members.
    • Develop a treatment plan according to the patient's needs and extent of emotional, social, cognitive, developmental or behavioral disorder.
    • Treat a patient using psychotherapeutic methods and medication, monitoring the effects of any medication and adjusting treatment where necessary.
    • Evaluates patients who receive psychotropic medications for behavioral interventions and gradual dose reductions in an effort to discontinue these medications. (F758)
    • Evaluates patients for history of trauma and assist with the development of a plan to provide culturally competent, trauma-informed care in accordance with professional standards of practice and accounting for the patient's experiences and preferences in order to eliminate or mitigate triggers that may cause re-traumatization. (F699)
    • Administers and orders diagnostic tests such as x-rays, electrocardiograms, and blood work, and interprets test results.
    • Consult with the patient's primary care physician, nurses or other health care providers.
    • Exercises professional judgment regarding consultation with supervising physicians concerning appropriate treatment.
    • Prescribes psychotropic medications to the extent allowable by state guidelines and federal regulations.
    • Provides crisis intervention when needed.

      Required Skills/Abilities:

      • Demonstrated competency dealing with adults, and geriatric patients.
      • Sensitivity and perceptiveness
      • Deductive and inductive reasoning skills
      • Good written and verbal communication skills
      • Listening skills
      • Ability to remain calm under stress
      • Empathy and compassion
      • Knowledge of psychotropic medications
      • Knowledge of federal regulations dictating practice in SNF and ALF settings

        Education and Experience:

        • State accreditation as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant (PA-C)
        • DEA

          Physical Requirements:

          • Intermittent periods of standing, walking and moving.
          • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at times.

            Please contract me if you're interested

            Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: DAIYA Healthcare, Elk Grove , Psych APP Job Stockton/Sacramento -No Call, Healthcare , Elk Grove, California

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