Posted: 03/31/2024


    To provide compassionate and culturally sensitive psychiatric care as a Nurse Practitioner at OpSam Health, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving the diverse communities of San Diego County. Collaborating within an interdisciplinary team, the aim is to address the mental health needs of underserved populations, ensuring access to high-quality psychiatric services regardless of financial resources or background, thereby promoting holistic well-being and equitable healthcare outcomes. 


    Job Description


    • Conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations to assess patients' mental health status.
    • Develop and implement evidence-based treatment plans tailored to individual patient needs.
    • Prescribe and manage psychotropic medications, as appropriate, in accordance with state regulations.
    • Provide education and counseling to patients and their families regarding treatment options, medications, and coping strategies.
    • Work collaboratively with therapists and other healthcare team members to ensure coordinated and integrated care.
    • Communicate effectively with patients, families, and caregivers.
    • Stay current with advancements in psychiatric medicine, attending relevant conferences, and pursuing continuing education opportunities.
    • Document and complete patient progress notes in the electronic medical record.



    Quality Management

    • Contributes to the organization's success by participating in quality improvement activities. Take part in peer audits. Attends appropriate QA meetings and training. Performs job duties within the scope of practice and in accordance with best practices, legally and ethically.



    Privacy Policy and HIPAA Compliance


    • Maintain the privacy of all clients, employees, and volunteers and access such information only on a need-to-know basis for business purposes.
    • Comply with all regulations regarding corporate integrity and security obligations. Report unethical, fraudulent, or unlawful behavior or activity.

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