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Part Time Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Job Code:2019-254
FT/PT Status:Regular Part Time
Summary of Responsibilities:

The part time Advanced Nurse Practitioner’s (ANP) primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, obtaining health histories and performing comprehensive physical examinations; including psychosocial, functional, and developmental assessment, ordering and interpreting lab results and other diagnostic studies, coordinating and integrating multidisciplinary services for clients with complex psychiatric problems, performing or recommending age-appropriate screening procedures, advocating for psychiatric-mental health clients and their families, providing occasional family psychiatric-mental health education, developing/recommending therapeutic plans of care, evaluating patient’s response to plan of care providing recommendations the team, arrange for patient referrals/consultations.


In addition the part time ANP will participate in youth treatment planning as needed when the Medical Director is absent, as well as serving as a psychopharmacologic management backup in the absence of the Medical Director.


The part time ANP is familiar with and adheres to standards and regulations as set forth by the Agency, OCS Licensing, The Joint Commission and Medicaid. They ensure quality measures and effective up to date documentation of client encounters are maintained. The part time ANP duties are carried out in accordance with AK Child & Family policies, mission, core values, philosophy of care, and the principles of the agencies Sanctuary treatment model certification. The part time ANP also assumes additional duties as assigned.


*All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives.

Supervision and Coordination of Services:

The employee collaborates with the Medical Director for nursing/medical oversight and with the Chief Clinical Officer for programmatic and administrative support. The direct supervisor of the employee is the Chief Clinical Officer.

The part time Advanced Nurse Practitioner must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children/youth and their families as well as collaboratively with the Treatment Team. Knowledge/familiarity of Trauma Responsive Care practices, Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES), and the Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) model. They must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. They are required to hold a valid Alaska Drivers license. Verification of degree and a copy of the Part time Advanced Nurse Practitioner license and endorsements/certifications is required. The Part time Advanced Nurse Practitioner is also required to demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving a culturally diverse/and or special needs population.

Physical Demands:

The Part time Advanced Nurse Practitioner must be able to: drive and transport students in AK Child & Family vehicles; efficiently access AK Child & Family and community buildings for meetings and agency activities in order to perform all job responsibilities; move quickly throughout living unit and outdoor area in order to monitor/supervise student activities if needed, legibly produce reports regarding students; transport self within the Anchorage Borough to meet with schools, families, and other involved parties if needed.