Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

K.A. Recruiting, Killington VT

Full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner needed with one of the top hospital systems in Vermont!
(Reference Code: KAM)

Currently seeking an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join a dynamic, collaborative team of Adult & Child Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Social Workers and Licensed Alcohol & Drug Counselors who together provide a plan of care for our patients. This position will involve coordinating plan of care with primary care providers to include psychiatric consults, completing diagnostic evaluations and ongoing medical management services. Nurse Practitioners receive the support of RN Case Managers.

Department: Psychiatric Services (Inpatient Unit)
Schedule: full-time
Shift: day shift
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm

Job Details:
Under the direction of the Medical Director and/or physician, the Mid-Level provider provides healthcare services to patients by following established standards, procedures and practices in their area of specialty. Obtains detailed history and performs physical or psychological examinations. Performs or orders X-rays, electrocardiograms, laboratory tests and other diagnostic procedures, and interprets results. Administers such therapeutic procedures as injections, immunizations, suturing and wound care. Provide physicians with assistance during surgery or medical procedures. Instructs patients on prescribed therapeutic regimens, home care and health maintenance. Evaluates outcomes of direct patient care and consults with other specialists as required. Maintains required records and writes progress notes on patient charts as to status, treatments and procedures. Provides preventative health care services to long-term patients and arranges consultations and referrals.

Qualifications:
* Masters Degree in Nursing
* PMHNP certification
* 2 years of Nurse Practitioner in Psych
* Registration with the Vermont State Education Department

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!
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