Peds Physician Assistant Psych Job Req 92762

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Consider this great new job opportunity for the experienced Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with their Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification to join the Mental Health Services team at this leading academic children's hospital in California. In their new 18 bed mental health inpatient unit, you will plan, implement, and evaluate plans of care. Reporting to the Mental Health Director, the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner functions in an Advanced Practice role as a clinical expert in the management of pediatric patients within a family centered care environment. This full time position with flexible scheduling offers competitive compensation and an excellent comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Job:
Conduct psychiatric evaluations
Screen patients for physical illness
Order, perform, and interpret laboratory tests, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
Develop and monitor plans of care
Prescribe and monitor medications
Work closely with families regarding treatment plans, medication management, and possible family therapy
Provide education and support for patients and their families
Work independently and collaborate and consult with the multidisciplinary team

Qualifications

Qualifications for the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Job:
Current RN and NP licenses in California
Current National NP certification
Current Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, PNCB certification
Current Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification
Current BLS and PALS certifications
Current DEA registration
Critical analysis and problem solving skills
Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage in effective conflict resolution

Education Requirements

Education Requirements of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Job:
Master's degree in Nursing and completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Hospital/Clinic Description

Join this leading academic children's hospital that is defining the future of pediatric medicine in clinical care, research and education. Their extraordinary team is passionate about protecting the health and well-being of children. Their efforts have been rewarded by being named one of the Best Children's Hospitals in six pediatric specialties for 2018-19 by U.S. News and World Report. In addition, they have earned Magnet designation for quality patient care, nursing excellence, and innovations in professional nursing practice. Theirs was the first hospital in the U.S. to earn the Beacon Award for critical care excellence.
For more information, please contact Sharla Jepkes, Candidate Manager, Melnic Healthcare Providers Community, at sharla@melnic.com or (800) 886-7906. Thank you.

Experience

Experience Requirements of the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Job:
Two years of pediatric direct nursing care experience
One+ years of pediatric nurse practitioner clinical experience; mental health experience is strongly desired
PLEASE NOTE: New graduates with strong Mental Health experience will be considered for this position.

Skills

inpatient; pediatric; Pediatric Nurse Practitioner; Psych; Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

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