Behavioral Health Hospital, Behavioral Health-Physician ServicesCITY:
Exempt: Yes | FTE: 1.0 (40 hours/week) | Schedule: Varied | On Call: NOJOB SUMMARY:
Provides Behavioral Health focused healthcare and performs selective medical services under the direction of supervising physicians on the Inpatient, Outpatient, Telepsych consults service and/or Emergency Department in the Psychiatric Emergency Department and Wesley Long Emergency Department.EDUCATION:
Graduation from an accredited Physician's Assistant Program or Master's Degree in Nursing as appropriate to certification.
Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerEXPERIENCE:
One year in inpatient medical practice, Required
Experience in ambulatory primary care environment, Preferred
Previous experience as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
Driver's License | Valid Driver's License
BLS (CPR) | AHA Health Care Provider BLS
PA | Physician Assistant
NP | 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 PMHNPESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
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 Wesley Long Psychiatric Emergency Department.
Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.
Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes, issues diagnostic orders. Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
Triage telephone calls from patients, families, nurses, consultants, and colleagues. Provides consultation services and/or Telepsych consultations.
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.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
* Maintain licensure/certification/registry/listing
* Annual mandatory requirements (e.g., flu shot, education, employee health)
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