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Organization & Location Job Title Date Posted

Mile Square Health Center (Cicero) Illinois

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Psychiatric

9/22/2021

Mile Square Health Center (Back of the Yards Clinic) Illinois

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Psychiatric

9/22/2021

Banner Health, Greeley, Colorado

Nurse Practitioner: Psychiatric Mental Health

8/24/2021

Cizik School of Nursing, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas

Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Faculty

7/27/2021

 

Job Listings

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Psychiatric

Mile Square Health Center is hiring a full time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Psychiatric, to join our patient care team in our Cicero clinic.

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) reflects the mission, vision, and values of University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, adheres to the UI Health Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and other regulatory and accreditation standards and maintains appropriate board certification as indicated by clinical practice area. An APRN is a registered nurse and holds a master’s or doctoral degree. The APRN functions as part of the multidisciplinary health team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentialing committee to provide high-quality, cost-effective advanced nursing care to patients within the APRN’s scope of practice. The APRN is required to have and maintain a faculty appointment in order to receive clinical privileges to practice at UI Health.

Provide psychiatric health care for assigned patients as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UIHHSS and area of expertise. Participate in educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.

Scope of Practice: Works within the Bylaws of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and in adherence to hospital and divisional policy. Works collaboratively with other providers in the care of patients. Performs an accurate history and physical examination of patients. Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessments and develops patient care plans. Performs procedures according to clinical delineation of privileges. Provides prevention strategies and management of acute and chronic health problems. Orders and interprets tests, treatments, and therapies within the scope of practice. Prescribes medications, diet, supplies, prosthetic devices, and other home health aides or medication according to clinical privileges. Provides clear, concise, accurate, and legible documentation regarding patient care in the medical record. Provides education to patients, families, and significant others using established education materials. May provide other clinical duties within the scope of practice as directed under the emergency operation plan. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility to positively impact the financial performance of the organization while ensuring optimal patient care and safety.

Professional: Advocates for patients, families, co-workers, the community, and the nursing profession. Integrates evidence-based knowledge and clinical expertise in decision-making. Participates in peer review and competency assessment activities. Seeks experiences and formal and independent learning activities to maintain and develop clinical and professional skills and knowledge. Establishes an effective relationship with the entire care team. May advance the profession through presentations and publications. May lead and assist in research and evidence based practice through participant selection, coordination of the protocol(s), data collection, and other associated activities. Demonstrates accountability for professional conduct. Advances professionalism by seeking opportunities to develop new skills and to enhance current ones.

Teaching: Provides comprehensive teaching strategies for patients and their families. May provide education and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students and current and new employees, including but not limited to medical staff, residents, advanced practice providers and nursing. May develop or participate in programs to meet continuing education needs of staff. Provides formal and/or informal education or mentorship to both internal and external groups pertinent to area of specialty.

Communication & Leadership: Demonstrates excellence in written and verbal communication, public speaking, presentation skills, critical thinking and decision making skills. Clearly understands the implications of situations and uses sound judgment when dealing with multiple disciplines. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and view success in relationship to group success. Participates in program development. Acts as a resource for clinical staff in the practice setting. Consults with management in assessment, problem-solving, decision-making, and evaluating clinical/system issues and models of care. Identifies and participates in quality-improvement initiatives within the practice setting and initiates change as appropriate. Leads multidisciplinary teams to provide integrated delivery of patient care services. May participate in the development and revision of protocols or guidelines to reflect evidence-based changes in care management. May participate in activities that influence policy-making bodies to improve patient care.

Psychiatric Assessment and Therapy

  • Examine or conduct diagnostic tests on patient to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data and test findings to diagnose mental disorder.
  • Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments, in collaboration with the Mile Square Health Center behavioral health integration team.
  • Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat disorders.
  • Conduct individual, group, and family psychotherapy and facilitate psychiatric rehabilitation Provide crisis intervention and treatment.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses, care coordinators and other professionals associated with the behavioral health integration team to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives, and other professionals.
  • Prepare and submit case reports and summaries to government and mental health agencies.
  • Advise and inform guardians, relatives, schools, agencies and significant others of patients' conditions and treatment when necessary.
  • Review, evaluate and consult with other behavioral health professionals regarding their treatment procedures and outcomes.

Education

  • Participate in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.
  • Develop and present lectures and/or seminars to graduate nursing students, medical students, residents and other health professional students.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.

Administration

  • Participate in the development of clinical policies and/or protocols concerning the quality of patient care.
  • Develop nurse practitioner practices at clinical sites.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Graduation from accredited APRN program.
  • Current license as a Professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois required.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice, with a concentration in psychiatry or mental health required.
  • Exam certified as an Adult or Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Unrestricted Illinois License as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • DEA-X waiver as preferred.
  • Current Valid American Heart Association BLS/CPR certification.

Salary & Benefits: UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.

To Apply: For fullest consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by October 4, 2021: https://jobs.uic.edu/UI_Health/jobdetails?jobID=153445&job=advanced-practice-registered-nurse-aprn-psychiatric-cicero.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899.

Posted 9/22/2021


 

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Psychiatric

Mile Square Health Center is hiring a full time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN), Psychiatric, to join our patient care team in our Back of the Yards clinic.

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) reflects the mission, vision, and values of University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System, adheres to the UI Health Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines, and other regulatory and accreditation standards and maintains appropriate board certification as indicated by clinical practice area. An APRN is a registered nurse and holds a master’s or doctoral degree. The APRN functions as part of the multidisciplinary health team in accordance with privileges approved by the credentialing committee to provide high-quality, cost-effective advanced nursing care to patients within the APRN’s scope of practice. The APRN is required to have and maintain a faculty appointment in order to receive clinical privileges to practice at UI Health.

Provide psychiatric health care for assigned patients as determined by scope of practice guidelines and specialty. This includes completion of a health assessment, determining diagnosis, planning and prescribing treatment within the parameters of medical staff privileges at UIHHSS and area of expertise. Participate in educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.

Scope of Practice: Works within the Bylaws of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System and in adherence to hospital and divisional policy. Works collaboratively with other providers in the care of patients. Performs an accurate history and physical examination of patients. Conducts comprehensive or episodic health assessments and develops patient care plans. Performs procedures according to clinical delineation of privileges. Provides prevention strategies and management of acute and chronic health problems. Orders and interprets tests, treatments, and therapies within the scope of practice. Prescribes medications, diet, supplies, prosthetic devices, and other home health aides or medication according to clinical privileges. Provides clear, concise, accurate, and legible documentation regarding patient care in the medical record. Provides education to patients, families, and significant others using established education materials. May provide other clinical duties within the scope of practice as directed under the emergency operation plan. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility to positively impact the financial performance of the organization while ensuring optimal patient care and safety.

Professional: Advocates for patients, families, co-workers, the community, and the nursing profession. Integrates evidence-based knowledge and clinical expertise in decision-making. Participates in peer review and competency assessment activities. Seeks experiences and formal and independent learning activities to maintain and develop clinical and professional skills and knowledge. Establishes an effective relationship with the entire care team. May advance the profession through presentations and publications. May lead and assist in research and evidence based practice through participant selection, coordination of the protocol(s), data collection, and other associated activities. Demonstrates accountability for professional conduct. Advances professionalism by seeking opportunities to develop new skills and to enhance current ones.

Teaching: Provides comprehensive teaching strategies for patients and their families. May provide education and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students and current and new employees, including but not limited to medical staff, residents, advanced practice providers and nursing. May develop or participate in programs to meet continuing education needs of staff. Provides formal and/or informal education or mentorship to both internal and external groups pertinent to area of specialty.

Communication & Leadership: Demonstrates excellence in written and verbal communication, public speaking, presentation skills, critical thinking and decision making skills. Clearly understands the implications of situations and uses sound judgment when dealing with multiple disciplines. Ability to foster a cooperative work environment and view success in relationship to group success. Participates in program development. Acts as a resource for clinical staff in the practice setting. Consults with management in assessment, problem-solving, decision-making, and evaluating clinical/system issues and models of care. Identifies and participates in quality-improvement initiatives within the practice setting and initiates change as appropriate. Leads multidisciplinary teams to provide integrated delivery of patient care services. May participate in the development and revision of protocols or guidelines to reflect evidence-based changes in care management. May participate in activities that influence policy-making bodies to improve patient care.

Psychiatric Assessment and Therapy

  • Examine or conduct diagnostic tests on patient to provide information on general physical condition and mental disorder.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data and test findings to diagnose mental disorder.
  • Design individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments, in collaboration with the Mile Square Health Center behavioral health integration team.
  • Prescribe, direct, and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat disorders.
  • Conduct individual, group, and family psychotherapy and facilitate psychiatric rehabilitation Provide crisis intervention and treatment.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, nurses, care coordinators and other professionals associated with the behavioral health integration team to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Gather and maintain patient information and records, including social and medical history obtained from patients, relatives, and other professionals.
  • Prepare and submit case reports and summaries to government and mental health agencies.
  • Advise and inform guardians, relatives, schools, agencies and significant others of patients' conditions and treatment when necessary.
  • Review, evaluate and consult with other behavioral health professionals regarding their treatment procedures and outcomes.

Education

  • Participate in the educational experiences of nursing students, medical students, residents and other health care disciplines.
  • Develop and present lectures and/or seminars to graduate nursing students, medical students, residents and other health professional students.

Administration

  • Participate in the development of clinical policies and/or protocols concerning the quality of patient care.
  • Develop nurse practitioner practices at clinical sites.
  • Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Graduation from accredited APRN program.
  • Current license as a Professional Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois required.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing or Doctorate of Nursing Practice, with a concentration in psychiatry or mental health required.
  • Exam certified as an Adult or Family Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Unrestricted Illinois License as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • DEA-X waiver as preferred.
  • Current Valid American Heart Association BLS/CPR certification.

Salary & Benefits: UI Health offers competitive benefit packages, including: vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.

To Apply: For fullest consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by October 4, 2021: https://jobs.uic.edu/UI_Health/jobdetails?jobID=153447&job=advanced-practice-registered-nurse-aprn-psychiatric-back-of-the-yards-clinic.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people. We do not discriminate on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899.

Posted 9/22/2021


 

Nurse Practitioner: Psychiatric Mental Health 

Enjoy Practicing along the Northern Colorado Front Range!

Banner Health, a Top 5 Large Health System and one of the country's premier non-profit health care networks is expanding its team of Advanced Practice Providers in Greeley, Colorado. Banner Health is one of the largest non-profit healthcare systems in the country with twenty-eight hospitals, six long term care centers, and an array of other services, including family clinics, home care services, and home medical equipment, in six Western states and is recognized for its leadership and dedication to the communities we serve!

We have an excellent opportunity for a dynamic nurse practitioner with psychiatric experience to join our highly trained team of behavioral health professionals. Here you will provide psychiatric evaluation and medication management to adult and teen patients. This position will be based along the Front Range including travel to Johnstown, West Greeley, and Windsor clinic locations. The candidate hired will be passionate about making a difference in patient lives, development, and growth of our behavioral health program.

  • 2 years’ experience in a psychiatric health setting required
  • PMHNP certification preferred
  • DEA and prescriptive authority
  • Schedule: M-F | 8a-5p
  • Call (telephone): 1 week every 3 months; 2nd call every 3 weeks (medication-based)

Northern Colorado is one of the best places to live and work in the entire nation. Enjoy spectacular views along the Rocky Mountain Front Range, great weather (over 300 days of pure Colorado sunshine a year), endless recreational activities, and more. Banner Health has multiple clinics and three hospitals in this region. The newest hospital in Fort Collins opened in April 2015. Total service area exceeds 350,000 with greater potential from the entire Rocky Mountain region and northeastern plains of Colorado extending into Wyoming and Nebraska.

Join the Banner Health Team, where you’ll have the time to connect with your patients, your practice, your family, and the great outdoors! We offer dedication to work/life balance unmatched in our industry. Meaning you get to spend more time doing what you love.Banner Health offers a highly competitive salary plus recruitment incentives and an industry-leading benefits package that provides security for you and your family, including:

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and pharmacy plans
  • Paid time off plans•Eligible for benefits coverage within 30 days
  • Financial savings resources
  • Career advancement and optimal work/life balance
  • Employee Discounts

SUBMIT YOUR CV FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION, TO: [email protected]. For questions, contact Dawn Curry, Sourcing Strategist, at: 970-810-6096. Visit our website at: www.bannerdocs.com.

The safety of our team members and patients is of utmost importance, so Banner is requiring the COVID-19 vaccine for all team members. As members of the health care field, we are in the business of caring for people, so we take seriously our commitment to ensure our patients and teams are safeguarded from this rapidly changing and dangerous disease.

As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, Banner Health recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Banner Health is an EEO/AA - M/W/D/V Employer.

Posted 8/23/2021


 

Psychiatric/Mental Health – Graduate Department

Cizik School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) – located in Houston’s Texas Medical Center, the largest healthcare complex in the world – is recruiting Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) faculty. For information on our top ranked school, see: https://nursing.uth.edu/.

POSITION SUMMARY: Clinical track faculty members are responsible for teaching and maintaining a relevant area of scholarship. All faculty members are responsible for clinical supervision of students and may provide direct patient care activities.

POSITION KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Qualified candidates at all ranks on the non-tenure track should have a strong clinical background; teaching experience is preferred. Non-tenure track faculty are expected to teach and maintain a relevant area of scholarship.Instructional responsibilities include both didactic coursework (online and classroom as appropriate) and clinical supervision of students at the undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral levels. Faculty may also provide direct patient care activities through clinical practice opportunities with affiliated hospitals and other healthcare organizations.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A doctoral degree in nursing;

  • Eligibility for licensure as a registered nurse and APRN in Texas are required;
  • Nationally certified PMHNP;
  • At least two years of clinical experience as a PMHN;
  • Nurse educator or academic experience preferred;
  • Excellent benefit package and competitive pay based on education and experience is offered.

All interested applicants should apply on our "Faculty Career Opportunities” website: https://go.uth.edu/PMHFaculty.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

Posted 7/27/2021