Advanced Practice Nurse (APN)

Job Number: 19-317-6795

Education: Graduated from an accredited nursing school/PA school required. Must have demonstrated capabilities in medical practice, clinical administration and management. Minimum of one (1) year clinical experience. 

Description: The position will be serving roughly 200 individuals, with an intensive team approach, using the Assertive Community Treatment model. The individuals served often experience complex and comorbid mental health conditions, substance use disorders and chronic medical conditions. This position will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary treatment team and serve individuals in both a clinic and community-based setting. 

Under the supervision of a licensed physician, serve as a provider in a community mental health setting providing medical services within scope of license, training, credentialing, current standards of care and per quality criteria of the employer. Determines and documents evidence of psychopathology, if present, and makes a diagnostic formulation. Assesses client's needs and options to satisfy the requirements of the case. Discusses with the client his/her findings and recommendations. Decides whether initiation of treatment is urgent: medication, labs, other diagnostic tests, hospitalization, social setting, detox program; verifies that written consent for medication of client has been secured, documents therapist's plan and/or completes other referral/medical forms as appropriate. With consent of client, carries out treatment plan, documents in prescribed manner the interactions during sessions and progress of therapy. Discusses his/her opinions and/or findings with therapists and makes recommendations when indicated. Works harmoniously with Unit Manager(s), Associate Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer to define and deliver quality clinical medical care for all clients with the units. 

Demonstrated capabilities in medical practice and clinical administration and management.  One year of clinical experience in mental illness, substance abuse and/or emotional problems.  Meets all other criteria for employment and medical staff appointment, as appropriate. 

License(s): Current and valid Texas driver's license and a clean driving record required. Licensed as an Advanced Practice Nurse-Psychiatric Mental Health or Physician Assistant in Texas is required.  Current DPS and DEA licenses. 

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm with on call rotation. 

Salary: $113,678-$134,967 depending on years of licensed experience

Integral Care strives to maintain a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply, including those who have knowledge and/or experience working with underserved populations, including Asian and Pacific Islander, Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, and LGBTQA communities.

For specific positions, additional compensation may be available to those who are bilingual in both English and one of the following languages:  Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, or Burmese. (PM16)

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