Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
North Memorial Health Care
Posted 11 months ago
Listing Type: Nursing
Employment Type: Nursing
Education Level: MSN
Certificates: Not Stated
Experience Level: All
Requisition Number 17-1120
Post Date 6/19/2017
Title Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
Department Mental Health/Addiction PB
Job Group Advanced Practice
Employment Type Full Time (Regular)
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Shift Length 8 Hours
Mandatory Call Requirement None
Mandatory Wknd Requirement Occasional Weekends
Description The Certified Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner), in collaboration and consultation with physicians, staff RN's and other health care professionals, provides holistic, compassionate care to patients and families. The Nurse Practitioner practices within the context of collaborative management with a physician(s) in diagnosing, managing, and preventing acute and chronic illness and disease, and promoting wellness. Nurse Practitioners have an advanced nursing practice that includes independent nursing functions based on nursing standards of care and a role in medical management working within a collaborative agreement with a physician(s). Patient populations may include patients throughout the lifecycle, such as the care of neonates, infants, children, young adults, adults and older adults and is dependent on the nurse practitioner's area of specialization and the collaborating physicians' practice. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership by serving as clinical expert, educator and liaison between the patient and the medical, nursing and interdisciplinary staff with the goal of providing remarkable care.
Master’s or higher degree in Nursing required.
Certification prior to the Masters’ degree requirement and current practice as a Nurse Practitioner in their area of specialization or documentation of current competency.
Two or more years experience in a Nurse Practitioner role preferred.
One or more years experience in area of specialization preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to balance prioritize work in a rapidly changing environment.
Works well independently in addition to being skilled in interdisciplinary collaboration.
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication.
License Requirement RN Licensure in the state of MN. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.
Licensed, certified and/or registered in Psychiatric Mental Health.
Bachelors degree in Nursing or Allied Health required. Masters degree in Nursing required.
Additional Requirements Consult Liaison Service or out-patient service
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