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Posted: Thursday, January 26, 2017 12:18 AM


Amistad Community Health Center

Corpus Christi, TX

Positions Available

Full Time

Lori Smith

(361) 886-3083 (Phone)

(361) 884-2242 (Fax)

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides psychiatric services and consultation

in an integrated primary care, Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) setting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Psychiatric evaluation
Provide outpatient mental health services
Prescribe medications following Amistad’s policy, formulary and relevant regulations of the State
Psychotherapy (group and individual)
Take part in an interdisciplinary team that provides primary care
Create and maintain an environment of dignity and safety for patient sensitivity and privacy
Collaborate with Medical Director, Clinical Operations Director, Clinical Assistants and other team members to assess the needs of clients.
Participate in conferences and workshops
Partner in the utilization review process
Collaborate with the health team and other community agencies and resources.
Formulate, execute and review healthcare education delivered to patients and families
Provide consultation to the Center’s nursing and medical staff for improvement in their work performance, which enhances overall quality service delivery of the clinic


Must be able to work other shifts, other work locations and able to travel as job dictates. (Although Amistad has only one location at this time.)
Must be able to participate in after-hours “On-Call” client support.
Must be able to obtain and maintain appropriate credentials and certifications (including CPR).
Ability to work in a fast-paced setting.
Excellent leadership capabilities; able to mentor and coach fellow health center staff in the achievement of health center employee goals.
Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
Ability to adapt to diverse needs and clientele of all affiliate health centers.
Ability to exercise initiative, sound judgment, and problem-solving techniques in the decision-making process.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills in working with patients and staff in all areas, including administrative, clinical, and non-clinical center staff.
Must be professional, pleasant, courteous and helpful, and be a team player.
Must be committed to quality healthcare, have the skills to deliver quality healthcare efficiently and be able to provide excellent customer service.
Proficient in the use of computer systems and medical software.
Adhere to confidentiality standards.
Demonstrates cultural and linguistic competence.


License to practice as an Advance Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority in the State of Texas.
3 years nursing experience
Proficiency in Computer Skills and Electronic Health Records
Job Requirements License to practice as an Advance Practice Nurse with prescriptive authority in the State of Texas
Master’s degree (or equivalent) and certification in specialty as a Psychiatric Nurse Prac

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