Acadia Healthcare APRN or Physician Assistant (PA) Part Time in Conway, Arkansas
Must be Licensed as an APRN or Physician's Assistant in Arkansas with the ability to practice in a psychiatric setting.
Provide leadership, guidance, and feedback to staff to facilitate smooth operations.
Follow policies, procedures, and medical/lab protocol for care and notify practitioner of results accurately and in a timely manner.
Implement infection control measures according to facility policies and procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
Report pertinent information and/or changes in the residents' condition to practitioner as appropriate and in a timely manner.
Provide resident, staff, and family education as related to medication, illness, etc.
Participate in team conferences, staffing, and reviews as assigned.
Prepare and administer medications as ordered by the practitioner accurately and in a timely manner.
Chart medication administration on the Medication Administration Record and nurse's notes, if applicable, accurately and in a timely manner.
Order prescribed medication to ensure an adequate supply is available at all times.
Assist in obtaining verbal/written consents for psychotropic medications accurately and in a timely manner.
Communicate with practitioner to report behaviors and obtain orders for special procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
Document care provided, maintain appropriate records related to residents' progress and activities accurately and in a timely manner (i.e., Incident/Accident reports, medical charts, worker's compensation reports, etc).
Transcribe practitioner orders accurately and in a timely manner.
Ensure residents are monitored closely who are on close observation, and/or one-on-one.
Assist in the proper use of treatment modalities (i.e., Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, time away, close observation, suicide precautions, elopement precautions, and one-on-ones.)
Respond timely and appropriately in behavioral crisis.
Provide care and/or conduct patient/resident interactions in a manner appropriate for the age, culture, and population being served..
Other duties as assigned.