Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

Provides psychiatric health services, education, counseling and emotional support. Refers patients for inpatient care, in collaboration with the staff psychiatrist, as necessary. Issues medication prescriptions in accordance with treatment guidelines. Orders laboratory tests, interprets and explains the test results to patients. Provides patient education regarding medications, risks, benefits and reasonable outcome expectations. Communicates with patients and engages in follow-up as necessary. May also provide primary medical care services as indicated, in accordance with statues, regulations and protocols regulating the profession. Performs similar or related duties as assigned or required.


Current Ohio CNP License