Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
BAART Community Healthcare (BCH) is looking for a qualified Psych NP interested in gaining or solidifying experience working in Community Mental Health, Dual Diagnosis, Crisis, Co-morbid medical conditions (HEP C, HIV), and Opioid Replacement Treatment. BCH is a private non-profit agency providing Primary Care and Community Mental Health services to Adult MediCal and San Francisco Health Plan recipients residing primarily in the Downtown / Civic Center area of San Francisco. BCH is integrated into methadone maintenance treatment program (BAART Programs). The Psych NP position will be part of with the Mental Health Program in close interdisciplinary collaboration with Primary Care and Substance Use/Methadone program staff, who are one of the main sources of referrals for the Mental Health Program. The Mental Health Program is a Specialty clinic serving clients in the moderate to severe range of functional impairment.
Possession of current nurse practitioner license in good standing issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing
Possession of NP Furnishing License or ability to obtain NP Furnishing License within six months of employment
ANCC certification as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
Must be able to obtain Medical Staff privileges through San Francisco Department of Public Health
Excellent knowledge of DSM-V criteria, HIPAA regulations, and medication treatment options for most psychiatric diagnoses
General understanding and openness to Harm Reduction and Wellness and Recovery Principles of treating dually diagnosed patients
Computer literacy and excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Suite Programs
Psychiatric Evaluation of new clients
Maintaining a caseload of medication management clients, which includes conducting follow up appointments, monitoring side and therapeutic effects, and adjusting meds accordingly
Ordering meds via OrderConnect, troubleshooting med errors and other med issues
Multidisciplinary collaboration with in-house (Mental Health, Primary Care, and Methadone Maintenance) and outside providers within HIPAA regulations
Occasional case management of complex cases requiring higher levels of care
Available for clinic-wide crisis evaluation along with other MH staff
Maintaining documentation meeting CBHS requirements and agency deadlines
Salary and Benefits:
Competitive salary DOE
An agency wide monetary incentives program
Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance
Paid time off accrual (sick and vacation)
Most federal and state holidays, and a birthday holiday
Early work hours (7 am – 3 pm) - Some CE hours (depending on hours/week) covered by agency to maintain license
DEA fee covered by agency contingent on length of employment
Weekly supervision by an experienced psychiatrist
Comfortable casual office work environment
Located close to public transportation.
5150 Certification or willingness to become certified.
Active First Aid/CPR certification (provided by the agency every 2 years)
Knowledge of MediCal billing requirements and medical necessity re: Specialty MH
Knowledge of opioid replacement treatment as applied to psych medication prescription practices (sedatives/narcotics/med seeking)
Experience and comfort in working with homeless, substance using, medically complex, and severely mentally ill adults
Experience using the AVATAR charting database
Knowledge of City resources re: Crisis, Dual Diagnosis or MH services
Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Ability to follow oral and written instructions accurately, and be detail-oriented.
Ability to set priorities and complete documentation within deadlines
Knowledge of medical and psychiatric terminology
Ability to work with clients from diverse cultural and social class backgrounds
Ability to collaborate with non-clinicians in a culturally diverse setting
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated excellent attendance and reliability
Internal Number: 2018-6568
About Baymark Healthcare Services
BayMark Health services is dedicated to providing individualized treatment integrating pharmacotherapy, clinical counseling, recovery support and medical services.
BayMark’s addiction treatment programs deliver medically-supervised services for adults in a variety of modalities and settings. As the largest specialty organization addressing the opioid crisis, we have unlimited opportunities for those looking to make a difference. At BayMark Health Services, we believe in delivering a higher level of care to our patients, not just talking about it. We are committed to treating our patients and each other with dignity and respect in a culture that fosters excellence in all that we do.