Tuesday, September 23, 2014  
AAPNJ
New Jersey Chapter
American Academy of Pediatrics
3836 Quakerbridge Road
Suite 108
Hamilton, NJ 08619

Phone: 609-842-0014
Fax: 609-842-0015

Elliot Rubin, MD, FAAP
Chapter President

Fran Gallagher, MEd
Executive Director
fgallagher@aapnj.org

Harriet Lazarus, MBA
Deputy Director
hlazarus@aapnj.org

Bert Mulder
Director, Membership & Events
bmulder@aapnj.org

Jobs

New Jersey Employment Opportunities


September 2, 2014

Position: Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse
Reports to: Vice-President, Child Welfare

Function: To provide psychiatric services consultation, training and act as liaison to agency’s group home staff, treatment home staff and parents regarding psychiatric issues.

Responsibilities:
• Provide medication training for medication administration for education of child care workers and treatment home parents. (Currently 2-4x annually, day and evening).
• Provide various trainings for child welfare program when appropriate, i.e. medication training for adoption program, pre-service training, etc.
• Collaboration with the psychiatrist (with a formal collaborative practice agreement).
• Provide clinical assessment and diagnostic interviews and reports – initial and annual.
• Prescribe psychoactive medication and provides medication follow-up when necessary
• Prescribe diagnostic tests.
• Provide staff and family consultation around medication and other clinical concerns (at all agency sites and in family homes).
• Facilitate communication between psychiatric services, programs and care givers.
• Attend team meetings, staffing and clinics.
• Participate in the quality assurance (QA) process.
• Participate in Coordination Meetings for child welfare.
• Participate in corporate compliance meetings.
• Prepare and submit monthly reports including statistics.
• Maintains 24/7 hour availability for emergency and crisis consultation.
• Submits school clearance letters for agency children.
• Maintains documentation of sessions that meets agency and contractual requirements and completes evaluations/assessments according to contract timelines.
• Keeps psychotropic medication logs up to date.
• Performs other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Master’s Degree from an accredited program, valid New Jersey RN, clinical specialist with prescriptive authority or willingness to obtain.
• Current DEA and CDS license to prescribe ( if applicable at the time of hire)
• Two years of pediatric experience.
• Valid NJ driver’s license.
• Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues.
• Ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural backgrounds/races.
• Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
• Computer skills a plus.
• Experience working with children born drug addicted is a plus.
• Knowledge of the Division of Child Care and Permanency foster care system is a plus.

This position is part time/20 hour and available immediately, located in Paramus, NJ. Competitive rate of pay and partial benefits that include: pension, paid time off, sick, life insurance and holidays. Resumes may be sent to resumes@cafsnj.org.


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