The Psychiatric ARNP Residential Supervisor is an exempt position as part of the multidisciplinary Lake Whatcom Residential & Treatment Center Team under the supervision of the Medical Supervisor and Clinical Director. The Psychiatric ARNP Residential Supervisor is responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments, assessing physical health needs, making referrals to community physicians and provides a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for residents and clients of the LWC Residential Programs. Psychiatric ARNP Residential Supervisor provides delegation, management, and administration of medication in conjunction with CNA/HCA/RN staff at these facilities. Psychiatric ARNP will be asked to provide at minimum 12 hours a week of direct billable psychiatric/medical services with residents. As part of the Psychiatric ARNP Residential Supervisor’s time being dedicated to direct services, they will work and be familiar with all consumers’ served by the residential facilities. This is important in providing clinical supervision to staff in the context of the facilities’ day to day work with consumers. The Psychiatric ARNP Residential Supervisor is the clinical and administrative supervisor of the Agate Heights and Alabama ALFs, responsible for monitoring resident’s condition/status and delivery of services, assuring that staff have and apply knowledge and skills needed to deliver comprehensive, integrated, consumer-focused services.
Must have a psychiatric ARNP degree. Must be licensed as a registered nurse per Washington State RCW 18.79.030(1), and have at least one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting. Must have strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences, and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services. Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential. Must have valid driver’s license for the state of WA.