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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry

Company: Acadia Healthcare Inc
Location: North Port
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerOverview

Opening Soon! North Port Behavioral Health Hospital

North Port Behavioral Health Hospital is a new 144-bed acute hospital located in North Port, FL. North Port will have six units, providing psychiatric care to youths, adults and seniors, in addition, the hospital will have IOP/PHP and ECT services.

Opening in October/November 2024, we will be seeking Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to join this new team.

Overview:

Provide medical evaluations and treatment of patients at facility under the supervisor of the Medical Director and work collaboratively with the medical/clinical staff under the guidelines of state licensure for Nurse Practitioners.

Responsibilities

* Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team.
* Participate in the formulation of patient Master Treatment Plan
* Assess physical and psychiatric health of patient and formulate measures to meet patient needs.
* Chart clinical observation (direct or through dictation), evaluations and treatment of patient in required time according to facility guidelines.
* Communicate with physicians and other staff as necessary to provide quality care for patient within appropriate guidelines.
* Encourage family involvement in patient care. Respond to identified patient and family educational needs.
* Support and follow legal requirements, hospital policy and procedures, medical staff bylaws and regulatory requirements.
* Provide services that are in accordance with the state guidelines for Nurse Practitioners.
* Provide on-call responsibilities on scheduled basis directed by medical staff.
* May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication.
* Demonstrate a positive, empathetic and professional attitude towards customers always. When patient needs are not met, acknowledge and work to resolve complaints. Recognize that patient safety is a top priority.

Qualifications

* Master's in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner program required.
* Clinical experience working with the patient population of the facility; ability to demonstrate knowledge of concepts of limit setting, therapeutic boundaries, crisis management, therapeutic treatment, environment and patient care required.
* Minimum of 1 year experience as a Practicing Nurse Practitioner preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:

* Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner required.
* Licensed to practice in the state in which the facility operates.
* DEA license.

For more details, please contact - debbie.hughes@acadiahealthcare.com or 615.861.7581

Acadia Healthcare

Acadia is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services across the United States.

Headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, Acadia Healthcare operates a network of 250 behavioral healthcare facilities with approximately 11,000 beds in 39 states and Puerto Rico. With more than 23,000 employees serving approximately 70,000 patients daily.

We provide psychiatric and chemical dependency services to our patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs.

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Keywords: Acadia Healthcare Inc, North Port , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry, Healthcare , North Port, Florida

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