compensation: $9,761 - $11,034 per month employment type: full-time
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The Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero is a secure public sector hospital providing inpatient forensic services for mentally ill adult males who are court committed throughout the State of California.
The Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric) works in collaboration with a Staff Psychiatrist managing specified psychiatric conditions under Standardized Procedures. The Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric) is a registered nurse with advanced practice skills in and responsibility for psychiatric assessment, psycho-social assessment, and management of health-illness needs in nursing care and psychiatric treatment. The role of the Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric) is to integrate the psychiatric treatment plan, health maintenance, disease prevention, physical and psychiatric diagnosis, and treatment of common episodic and chronic problems in psychiatric treatment with equal emphasis on health teaching and management.