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Maganti IT Resources LLC
maganti it resource,5meadow street naugatuck
naugatuck, CT, United States
Dementia Care Nurse Practitioner Permanent Position at Eldersburg, MD
eldersburg, MD, United States
Title: Dementia Care Nurse Practitioner
Location: Eldersburg, MD
Accesses, diagnoses, and treats common acute and stable chronic neuropsychiatric problems of outpatients and residents.
Accesses, diagnoses, and treats common acute and stable chronic medical problems of residents.
Utilizes effective counseling skills when interacting with clients, families, and caregivers.
Participates in formal and informal education for colleagues, family, and other professionals.
Is educationally and clinically prepared to provide advanced nursing care to specialized dementia care resident populations.
Provides assessments through resident medical history, interpretation of diagnostic procedures, and development and implementation of resident treatment plans.
Provides consultation and education as a highly specialized practitioner, and, as such, may prescribe and monitor medications for residents who have psychiatric disorders, medical mental conditions, cognitive decline or related problems.
Provides emergency psychiatric services, performs psychosocial and physical assessment of residents, develops treatment plans, and manages resident care. Focus includes psychiatric diagnosis, including the differential diagnosis of medical disorders with psychiatric symptoms.
This position works within the scope specified by the Maryland State Board of Nursing Scope of Practice, as well as EMA’s policies and procedures.
May work with both inpatient and outpatient dementia care populations.
Works under the direct supervision of a Neuropsychiatrist.
May provide medically related support and assistance to the general resident and staff population as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
Desired Skills & Experience:
as a nurse practitioner (NP) in gerontology, mental health or adult health.
experience as a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner working within a geriatric, psychiatric or mental health setting.
Credentialed by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) as an Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, with at least 1-3 years' experience working with the geriatric or the dementia care population (either as an RN or an NP).
experience in the gerontological or dementia care setting as a registered nurse and credentialing by ANCC as an Adult or Gerontologic Nurse Practitioner may be accepted in lieu of credentialing by ANCC as an Adult Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
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