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Nurse Practitioner - PRN - Bullhead City - AZBullhead City, Arizona

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Job # 413882 Date posted 09/10/2021

Description

Job Summary:
The Advance Nurse Practitioner functions under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer and assumes
responsibility for an assigned caseload.
Essential Functions: ( Those functions that the individual who holds the position must be able to perform
unaided or with the assistance of reasonable accommodation).
 Responsible for providing inpatient and outpatient care to patients showing a change or decline
in mental status, chronic or urgent psychiatric conditions
 Work independently with other members of the medical team, with entitlements to specific
clinical privileges approved by the hospital’s Medical Executive Board
 Take part in an interdisciplinary team that provides psychiatric care to patients
 Perform patients histories and physicals, risk factor assessment, ordering of therapeutic and
diagnostic tests; and attend to consultations and appointments
 Prescribe medications following the hospital’s policy, formulary and relevant regulations of the
State
 Consult with physicians on cases that are beyond the scope of qualification of PMHNP
 Put all relevant patient data in medical records and case presentations
 Formulate, execute and review healthcare education delivered to patients and families for
prevention of decompensation and maintenance of optimal functioning
 Ensure smooth communication with other health professionals for effective delivering of service
to patients
 Provide consultation to the clinic’s nursing and medical staff for improvement in performance,
which enhances overall quality service delivery of the hospital

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Expectations:
 Proficient in the English language, both in writing and speaking to be able to communicate
clearly with all stakeholders, including patients, families, clinic staff and other healthcare
professionals
 Possess and maintain graduate professional nurse, and nurse practitioner registration in a state,
which must be unrestricted, current, complete, and active
 Obtain Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification from the
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
 Possess Bachelor’s degree in Nursing followed by a Master’s degree in Psychiatric or Mental
Health Nursing from a state approved and accredited school for professional nursing training
Dedicated to Hope, Healing and Recovery
 Possess strong understanding of societies and their impact on mental health; ability to solve
problems, monitor and examine patients
 Be compassionate, sensitive, and possess strong reasoning and thinking skills
 Possess strong computer skills, including working with word processing and data entering
applications, as well as with medical software applications
 Ability to work effectively with medical equipment, including EKG machines, suction kits, surgical
lasers, vision charts, and defibrillators


Qualifications

Education:
 Master’sDegree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing. Certification from the
American Nurse Nurses Credentialing Center
Licenses/Certification:
 Valid state Registered Nurse license. PMHNP-BC.
Experience:
 3-5 years of nursing experience in a behavioral health hospital environment

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  • Benefits and Recognition

    Benefits & Recognition Our goal is to offer valuable compensation and incentive programs that enables us to attract, reward, retain, and motivate highly qualified individuals. Compensation can include bonus plans and recognition for going above & beyond.

  • Healthcare

    Healthcare We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    401(k) Plan Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Paid Time Off Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    Wellness Program We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

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