- Works with the Program
Director to monitor the clinical status and treatment response of each served
- Conducts assessments
which include psychiatric history, illness course, treatment response, MSE,
and arrive at diagnoses and share results with team.
psychopharmacologic and medical treatment and collaborates with the team
nurse(s) in assessing client physical health.
- Assists in providing
education to clients regarding their illness, response to treatment, and
possible side effects of medications.
- Oversees and signs
treatment plans and participates in treatment planning process.
- Ensures appropriate
coordination of care with client PMD's.
- Functions as a member
of the multidisciplinary team, and participates in daily team meetings.
- Shares, with the
Program Director, the delivery of clinical services.
- Provides case
consultation, education, and staff training.
- With other team
members, provides support, education, and counseling to family members to
help in the understanding of mental illness.
- Provides management
and/or consultation in crisis situations.
- Provides on-call
responsibility and availability when needed by a team member on an
- May be required to
submit written reports, develop treatment plan and/or verbal testimony and
presentation of opinion in legal proceedings.
- Provide collaboration
for Nurse Practitioners within the team and agency
- Schedule and assigned
duties are subject to change based on the needs of the program and the
clients we serve.