Located in Cottage Grove, Oregon, South Lane Mental Health is guided by an enduring commitment to provide individualized mental health services with compassion and respect. South Lane Mental Health’s staff of 100 provided a variety of therapeutic services to over 2,000 individuals in Cottage Grove and the surrounding community. Our employees have a wide range of backgrounds, educational attainment and skill sets. We strive to create an agency community characterized by empowerment, compassion and innovation.
About the Position:
South Lane Mental Health is seeking a part-time Intensive Services Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners. The Intensive Services Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners works closely with the Assertive Community Treatment Team and the Substance Use Disorders Program at SLMH to provide psychiatric and medication services to clients of those programs. The PMHNP conducts psychiatric evaluation, develop treatment regimes and medication plans, prescribe appropriate psychiatric medications to clients, monitor effectiveness and impact, and in conjunction with therapists and treatment teams assist with implementing the full treatment plan for clients.
Work with clients to provide services in the environment that provides the best opportunity for success, including conducting appointments in the office, in the community or schools, over the phone, and/or conducting home visits as necessary and appropriate.
Assess client status and prescribe medications as necessary, and review and adjust medication plans, including evaluating reactions and effectiveness of medication plans of clients.
Provide education to clients about medication management and options.
Provide therapy to clients as necessary.
Order labs and conduct general health reviews with clients to assist with identifying side effects and impacts of medications.
Regularly attend team meetings and rounds, and collaborate with other ACT and SUDS team members to identify strategies to provide quality care to clients.
Coordinate care with other members of the teams, as well as other providers, families, courts, schools, etc. as required to assist the client succeed in meeting individual goals, and support teams in development mental health assessments and individualized support plans.
Participate in complex case reviews and completeness and quality reviews as necessary.
Complete required documentation and notes related to client care in a timely fashion, and review and sign off on mental health evaluations.
Understand that many individuals have been traumatized and strive to constantly provide services from a respectful, trauma-informed perspective.
Benefits of Working for South Lane Mental Health:
Exceptional culture where employees are supported, trusted and treated as adults.
100% employer payment of health insurance premium for the employee.
Dental, vision, and prescription drug insurance
Generous Paid Time Off
Robust Employee Assistance Program
Opportunity to contribute to a 403(b) retirement account
Opportunities for training and reimbursement for licensure and certification costs
Administrative and clinical supervision
Please email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
No recruiters, please.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing and either Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice required.
Current Board Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner required.
Active RN license and DEA registration.
Skills and Knowledge:
Detailed knowledge of psychiatric medications and treatment protocols.
Ability to diagnosis mental health conditions and develop treatment plans.
Ability to identify side effects and impacts of medication, and adjust treatment plans as appropriate.
Ability to balance clinical, cultural, and ethical values, particularly as relates to client and staff needs.
Strong written and oral communications skills.
Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural background.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Sound computer skills.
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About South Lane Mental Health
Located in Cottage Grove, Oregon, South Lane Mental Health is guided by the principle that no one seeking assistance will be turned away, and an enduring commitment to provide individualized mental health services with compassion and respect. A growing agency, South Lane Mental Health’s staff of almost 100 provides a variety of therapeutic services to over 2,600 individuals in Cottage Grove and the surrounding community. Our employees have a wide range of backgrounds, educational attainment and skill sets. We strive to create an agency community characterized by teamwork, cooperative decision-making, and mutual support. We enthusiastically support staff members’ personal and professional development by offering regular supervision and training opportunities and encouraging staff to pursue personal goals.