Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Job Opening in Virginia

Job opening in hospital in South central Virginia near the NC border has a need for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join their team.  Currently you will see 10 to 12 patients but they are hoping to grow – beds for 25.  It is mainly adults.  We have 3 or 4 Counselors etc. We have Techs and Nurses also.  You will be working 4 – 10 hour days and every other weekend. 

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing medical services to patients of the Physician Practices.  Such medical services may include history and physical exams, evaluation of specific illnesses and/or injuries, and planning for the effective treatment of diseases or injuries, both chronic and acute.   Subject to approval from the VA Board of Pharmacy and under the supervision of the medical directors, prescribe medications allowed by the state for their scope of practice.  Perform other services that have traditionally been reserved to physicians.

Job Requirements:
  • Graduate of a Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • A minimum of one to two years of Nurse Practitioner experience in primary care or the discipline of practice is preferred.
  • Eligibility to prescribe Schedule drugs in accordance with the regulations of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Virginia and licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Current national certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the American Nurses’ Credentialing Center or other credentialing center recognized by the board.  (See Regulations governing the Licensure of Nurse Practitioners published by the Virginia Board of Nursing/Virginia Board of Medicine). Current Authorization to Prescribe by the State of Virginia.
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Competitive Salary Range!

Tina Roberts
Executive & Management Recruitment Services
(415) 770-1200
(415) 684-2526

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