Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – ACT
Provide psychiatric services to adult mental health and substance abuse population
Provide diagnosis and treatment of mental health / substance abuse problems.
Order and interpret laboratory tests and order EKGs for screening and for diagnosing.
Refer clients to appropriate medical and / or clinical services.
Prescribe appropriate psychotropic medication.
Prepare medical justification and documentation for clients to obtain prescribed medication in accordance with financial status; and assist clients in applying for patient assistance programs, applying for department medication subsidy, obtaining sample medications, and obtaining prescriptions, when approved from pharmacy accounts.