Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Location

New Orleans, LA, USA


From $43.27 an hour

Type of Job


Published Date

February 24, 2022, 6:00:00 AM

Job Description

Part time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner needed in Federally Qualified Health Clinic providing services to patients for behavioral health care.

Minimum Requirements

  • Be over 18 years of age

  • Possess a valid driver's license

  • Advanced clinical license as a Nurse Practitioner

  • Prior Experience preferred

Core Competencies

-Provides behavioral health care services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment

-Prescribes and manages medication.

-Communicate 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 and personal choice for participants.

-Assist clients in identifying strengths, needs, and realistic goals to develop a treatment plan.

-Accurately identifies risk and responds appropriately, and participates in consultation with peers regarding high-risk situations and appropriate interventions.

-Demonstrates advanced knowledge behavioral health symptoms, diagnoses, interventions and impact.

-Maintains professional boundaries and operates within agency/ethical guidelines.

-Knowledge of agency and community resources and referral processes.

Job Duties/Skills Required

-Provides clinic and community-based services as approriate.

-Provides effective, research-based recovery based services.

-Establishes service plans and treatment goals based on accurate assessment and diagnosis.

-Completes clinical documentation accurately and at the time of service.

-Fully utilizes approved electronic health record.

-Collects data in the required format to comply with all funding sources, accreditation, or other regulatory agencies.

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

-Maintains a clear driving record in order to be able to drive company vehicles when necessary.

-Attends weekly and/or monthly staff meetings.

-May assist with clinical consultation, clinical reveiw, or auditing of clinical records.

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

-Supervises other staff as directed.


Blue Cross Blue Shield Health Insurance, Vision insurance, Dental insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, 14 Paid Holidays per year for regular full time staff, Disability insurance, 401(k), 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 who are impaired in their abilities to live and function independently.