Part-Time Mental Health PA/ NP @Wexford Health Sources INC- Westmoreland PA
Company: Wexford Health Sources
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
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Wexford Health Sources, one of the nation's leading innovative
correctional health care companies, provides clients with
experienced management and technologically advanced services,
combined with programs that control costs while ensuring quality.
For nearly two decades, Wexford Health has consistently delivered
proven staffing expertise and a full range of medical, behavioral
health, pharmacy, utilization management, provider contracting,
claims processing, and quality management services.
At Wexford Health our philosophy is that health care should not be
considered a luxury for anyone. We simply care for those in need
and the corrections environment is our venue.
Wexford Health has an exceptional opportunity for a Part-Time
Mental Health PA/NP, 12 hours per week to join our team of
healthcare professionals at Westmoreland County Prison in
Under direct supervision of the appropriate Wexford Health Manager,
and clinical supervision by the facility and/or Regional
Psychiatrist, an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner or
Physician's Assistant providing Mental Health services shall
provide psychiatric evaluation and treatment to patients/offenders,
as well as clinical consultation to nurses, mental health
professionals and others. Utilizes electronic medical record system
as applicable throughout the scope of duties and
The Mental Health NP conducts Psychiatric Evaluations and provides
Psychiatric treatment to incarcerated patients/offenders in
accordance with standard practice guidelines
The following requirements list the minimum to qualify. An
equivalent combination of education and experience may be
- Currently licensed as NP or PA in the State of Pennsylvania
- Certification from an accredited college/university as an
Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician's Assistant
- 2 years' experience as a NP/PA treating psychiatric diagnoses
within the last 5 years. Primary responsibilities to include
diagnosis of mental disorders and assessment of risk factors;
conducting group or individual therapy; prescribing psychotropic
medication; on-going and continuous monitoring of patients on
psychotropic medication and documenting treatment results; and
intervention with patients experiencing mental crises.
Substantiation of the above experience may be required.
- Prior experience with use of electronic medical record system
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