Provides assistance and support to physicians and other medical providers in assessing, planning, and providing patient care
Must have completed advanced education and training in the diagnosis and management of common medical conditions and chronic illnesses.
Requires certification as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with advanced education as an APN in include certification by a nationally recognized professional organization of a nursing specialty or individuals who have met criteria for advanced practice nursing established by the State Board of Nursing.
Must have mental health certification
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Current State of Arkansas Board of Nursing RN and APRN license
CPI or equivalent
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to assess and provide appropriate care to patients in need of mental health care under a collaborative agreement with physician. Ability to manage staff to achieve goals and obtain optimal outcomes. Provide appropriate and complete documentation to ensure high quality of care. Adhere to all compliance requirements through facility, state and federal agencies.