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Behavioral Health - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Outpatient setting

Job ID: 880
City: Greensboro


Job Description

Graduation from an accredited Physician's Assistant Program or Master's Degree in Nursing as appropriate to certification.
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Current certification as a Physician's Assistant or as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina
Current DEA registration.
A current American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support (BLS) card for Health Care Provider is required.

Current Psychiatric certification preferred/ Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse or National Certification - ANCC PMHNP
Provides Behavioral Health focused healthcare and performs selective medical services under the direction of supervising physicians on the Inpatient, Outpatient, BH Observation units, Telepsych consults service and/or Emergency Department in the Psych ED and WL ED.

Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patient. Completes PAA and obtains and reviews patient records when needed. Provides telepsych consults, admission and discharge services on all inpatient units, including BH Observation unit and WL Psych ED. 15 %

Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed. 15 %

Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis. 10 %

Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. 10 %

Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances. 10 %

Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. 10 %

Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes, issues diagnostic orders. Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations. 10 %

Triage telephone calls from patients, families, nurses, consultants, and colleagues. Provides consultation services and/or Telepsych consultations. 10 %

Participates in professional development activities, and maintains professional affiliations. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested. Maintains information in a confidential manner, in accordance with State, Federal and Practice guidelines. 10 %

Occurs under one-third of the time:
Exposure to bloodborne pathogens
Hazardous waste and/or toxic/caustic chemicals
Fumes or airborne particles


I will create and engage in conversations of possibility.
I will be open to innovation and creativity.
I will listen to understand.
I will bring ideas for solutions and be open to alternative ideas.
I will be open to constructive feedback.
I will not engage or listen to negativity or gossip.
I will be positive when speaking about Cone Health, my department, and my coworkers.
I will be approachable.
I will focus on behaviors, not the person, during conflict.

Accountability I will honor my word.
I will do what I say when I say I will.
I will "clean it up" when I can't keep my word.

I will honormy work agreement.
I will be "on the court" instead of "in the stands."
I will follow up in a timely manner on commitments and requests.
I will apologize when someone experiences less than excellent service.
I will take responsibility for my actions, decisions and performance.
I will protect patient safety (best practices: ex - hand hygiene).

I will assume the best of intentions and embrace differences.
I will collaborate and seek other people's input.
I will demonstrate courtesy, compassion, and respect with my tone of voice and body language.
I will speak positively about Cone Health - managing up coworkers, physicians, departments, patients and visitors.
I will ask the person directly involved when I don't know.
I will include diverse skills, abilities, strengths, and backgrounds to create better outcomes.
I will care for myself while also respecting others.

I will own it, solve it, and celebrate it!
I will offer solutions when problems are identified.
I will share my input for decisions by participating in forums such as shared governance, town halls, employee engagement survey, brown bag discussions, employee councils, staff meetings, or directly with my manager.
I will take charge and do the right thing at the right time.
I will make decisions keeping a balance of service, quality, and cost in mind.
I will demonstrate Cone Health values.
I will seek opportunities to celebrate and have fun.
I will recognize good work.

I have seen and reviewed the job description in its completed form and understand that I will be required to perform all functions listed if hired for this position. I recognize that, if hired, it is my responsibility to notify my manager as soon as possible if I am unable to perform any of the functions of my position for any reason. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Exceptional People Providing Exceptional Care!

Cone Health is a state of the art network of facilities providing patients access to the latest developments in medical care from their first moments of life through later years. Our network offers the most breakthrough treatments and technology available in healthcare today. As a teaching hospital, we offer employees the opportunity to become leaders in the industry and continued growth from their first day on.

Extraordinary patient care is about being "high-touch" as well as "high-tech". Community service and superior patient care are the cornerstones of our organization, a philosophy that is demonstrated by each and every one of our valued team members. We are proud to be the largest private, not-for-profit employer of choice in the Piedmont, NC area community!

Cone Health is an equal opportunity employer. If you require assistance with our online job submission process, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at 866-266-3767 to request an accommodation. Additionally, Cone Health invites interested deaf and hard of hearing applicants to use Video Relay Service (VRS).

One year in inpatient medical practice.
Experience in ambulatory primary care environment.

Knowledge of professional medical practice and care to give and evaluate patient care.
Skill in applying and modifying the principles, methods, and techniques of professional clinical care to provide on-going patient care.

Medium Work:
Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally (up to 1/3 of the time), and/or; 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently (1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or; greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly (2/3 or more of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.

Hear and differentiate low volume sounds in order to make judgments regarding actions needed
Hear alarm bells, verbal conversations, telephone voices and normal volume sounds
Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

* Annual flu shot
* Annual TB test (if applicable to your job location)
* Annual CBLs (Safety at Work and Corporate Compliance)
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing (if applicable to your job)

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