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Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (FQHC)

Job Location

Covington, LA, USA


Starting at $50 an hour

Type of Job


Published Date

February 6, 2023 at 6:00:00 PM

Job Description

Provides behavioral health care services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment. Prescribes and manages medications.

Minimum Requirements

Advanced clinical license as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Be over 18 years of age Possess a valid Driver's license

Core Competencies

-Communicates respectfully and effectively and establishes professional relationships through active listening and demonstration of empathy and positive regard. 

-Promotes recovery, independence and personal choice for patients 

-Maintains professional boundaries and operates within ethical guidelines 

-Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately and provides consultation to peers regarding high-risk situations and appropriate interventions.

Job Duties/Skills Required

-Provides behavioral health care services including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. -Prescribes and manages medications. 

-Completes clinical documentation accurately and at the time of service -Fully utilizes approved electronic health record. 

 -Provides direct clinical services at the advanced, independent practitioner level using approved interventions and completing necessary documentation to receive payment from insurance companies, Medicaid, Medicare, etc. 

-Coordinates referrals to other agencies and specialists as indicated by patient need


Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, vision insurance, dental insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, paid time off, 14 paid holidays per year for regular full time staff,  401(k), and 401(k) matching.

About Start Corporation

Start Corporation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1984. Our Mission is to promote opportunities, which enhance the self-sufficiency of people to empower them to live and function independently.

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