Job Opening in a hospital located in Western MD about 1 hr from D.C., for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
- The position is for both IP and outpatient partial psychiatric hospitalization program.
- They are looking to expand what we are offering in the substance abuse area so they are seeking someone with experience in that line as well.
- There is also a need for medication management in the college student population as they are providing the student health services programs for two universities in the area.
- They are considering offering more OP medication management for their primary care patients as they have a large multi-specialty medical group that the behavioral health providers are part of and they are looking at creative ways to meet the needs of the community.
- The Nurse Practitioner functions in the role of clinician, consultant, educator, researcher, and serves as a resource to the physicians.
- The Nurse Practitioner coordinates clinical services to provide consistent quality of care for patients in the healthcare setting.
- The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing evaluation and management of behavioral health services, collaborates closely with physicians and other healthcare professionals.
- Responsibility also includes utilization of skill in organization, leadership, planning, implementing, evaluating and providing care to the adult behavioral health population within the framework of the State Nurse Practice Act.
- Conducts physical examinations, provides treatment, and counsels patients and families.
- Currently licensed as CRNP in Maryland from MD Board of Nursing or eligible for MD licensure.
- Must have PMHNP certification and recognized as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
- Must possess a DEA number and an active DEA license if job duties require dispensing/writing prescriptions for controlled substances.
- Must possess sufficient medical training to qualify legally and professionally to perform all demands placed upon them.
- Must possess and demonstrate complex problem solving skills.
- Must possess and demonstrate critical thinking with judgment and decision-making skills.
- Appropriate prior clinical and procedural experience as required for clinical area.
- Experience/interest in substance use disorders preferred.
Our provider group covers the following areas:
- Inpatient BHU (Vol/Invol. Involuntary requires MD/DO-level provider by regulation)
- Inpatient Medical-Surgical, Mother/Baby, ICU, etc.: psychiatric consultation service
- Emergency Department: 24-hour post-crisis rounding (Admitting or discharging complex cases)
- Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program (quarterly rotation in combination with BHU service only)
- Collegiate Outpatient Services at our Immediate care center across the street (roughly 2-hours weekly)
- Medical Capacity evaluations
- Psychiatric Diagnosis and Recommendations
- Medication management (all)
- Fitness to Parent recommendations
- Substance Use Disorder treatment
- Consultation and follow-up on all medical service lines within the hospital
Primary Populations Served:
- Adult 18-64
- Gero 65+, case-by-case
- Child and Adolescent (Emergency Department only)
- One weeknight / weekly
- One weekend (Friday night-Monday Morning) monthly.
- Call Schedule and duty roster are developed by the Medical Director in advance and published out to the overall system.
- BHU: 21 patients
- ED: 5 beds (frequently overflows)
- PPHP: 15 seats
Our current model is for four providers to cover the entire service line.
All four maintain caseload on BHU
2 providers cover consultation services throughout hospital (daily)
1 Provider covers PPHP on a quarterly basis
1 Provider covers ED consults (daily)
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