Psychiatric Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Posted Date: 11/15/2022

Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Mental Health
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Summary: Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Examines patient to determine general physical & mental condition. Determines nature and extent of mental disorder and formulates diagnosis and treatment plan.

Organizes data concerning patient’s family, medical history, and onset of symptoms obtained from patient, relatives, and other sources.

Within the scope for her/his license, orders laboratory and other diagnostic tests and evaluates data obtained.

Administers or prescribes treatment and medications as appropriate per standards of care.

Provides consultation to patients as requested by professional colleagues. Consults with primary care physicians and psychiatrist as appropriate.

Treats or directs treatment of patient, utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications. Provides clinical direction to hospital and clinic personnel.

Completes all required documentation in a timely manner.

Admits patients under the psychiatrist as physician of record.

Provides call coverage for psychiatric clinical services to ensure adequate coverage for patients and service line and in accordance with EMTALA as determined by the hospital.

Provides education and training to St. Anthony Regional Hospital Staff and the surrounding communities on an ongoing basis as requested.

Functions independently in most activities. Provides care for patients/clients on both an in-patient and out-patient basis as assigned. Adheres to hospital policies and procedures and medical staff rules and regulations and by-laws.

Completes all other duties as assigned.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony’s Safety Manual.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Advanced Registered Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner graduated from an approved school.

Board Certified.

Maintains MOAB Certification

Maintains BLS/ACLS certification if providing patient care


Ability to read, analyze and interpret clinical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, patients, families, regulatory agencies, or members of the community. Ability to effectively present information to patients, families, management, the public, and/or board of directors.


License to practice as an ARNP in the state of Iowa. Meets all requirements of hospital and insurance credentialing


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; talk and hear; use hands for repetitive actions such as simple grasping, pushing & pulling and fine manipulation. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 21 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to bloodborne pathogens. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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