Job Description for Psychiatric Advanced Prescriber

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Psychiatric Advanced Prescriber
Wage and Salary:
$91,367-$109,601 based on qualifications/experience upon hire
Application review will begin:
October 18, 2021
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

 Jefferson County Human Services Outpatient Mental Health and AODA Clinic, seeks a caring and compassionate Psychiatric Advanced Prescriber to provide assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illness and substance abuse disorders for a complex population with persistent conditions.

To be successful in this position, you will be focusing on the below responsibilities:

  • Secure comprehensive health histories, perform, or request special diagnostic and laboratory tests, and interpret test results, perform appropriate physical assessments, and develop comprehensive mental health treatment plans.
  • Prescribe medication, report adverse findings to the medical Director and refers appropriately for consultation or specialty medical services.
  • Provide direct and/or indirect patient care oriented towards improving or maintaining health and preventing illness.
  • Responsible for continuing mental health care of assigned patients and for making appropriate dispositions or referrals and acting as a liaison to other community resources.
  • Communicate with clinicians regarding patient status and progress to provide education, guidance, case management, and follow-up, in order to assure continuity of care.

Starting salary, based on qualifications/experience upon hire:  $91,367 - $109,601
Hours: Full-time with willingness to provide some evening and/or weekend on-call hours.
Benefits: Comprehensive Motivational Interviewing training as well as other training on evidence based practices provided to all employees; NHSC Student to Service Loan Repayment Program site; Eligible for excellent benefit package with details at the below link


Qualifications Needed:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing, preferred with minimum three years’ experience
  • Current License as an Advanced Practice Nurse Prescriber through WI Department of safety and professional Services.
  • Valid DEA number
  • Ability to prescribe psychotropic medications in Wisconsin.
  • Wisconsin Registered Nurse through WI Department of Safety and Professional Services.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Applications will be accepted until this position is filled. However, initial screening of applicants will begin October 18th, 2021.

Application and position details are available at or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer