Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatry

Crozer Chester Medical Center Dept of Psychiatry

Full Time
Upland, PA
Full Time Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Job in Upland, PA

The rapidly expanding Crozer Department of Psychiatry is looking to employ Psychiatric Advanced Nurse Practitioners for Full-time or Part-time positions in a number of settings within the department.  These settings include, however are not limited to:

  • Psychiatric Emergency Room
  • Community Mental Health Outpatient Settings
  • Geriatric Inpatient Geriatric Behavioral and Mental Health Unit

    Primary responsibilities include face to face psychiatric evaluations of Crisis/ED patients in conjunction with Crisis team, diagnosis, treatment, pharmacologic (including depot atypical antipsychotic medications) and other forms of treatment of mental health clients. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in mental health treatment both therapeutic and psychopharmacologic and is expected to be fully trained and experienced in medical evaluation, examination and treatment of mental health and substance use patients.

    The ideal candidate will demonstrate a mastery of the protocols outlining their scope of practice, work effectively and collaboratively in a team with different disciplines and with clients from different age groups. Additionally, the ideal candidate, in consultation with the supervising psychiatrist, will recognize and respond accordingly in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients. He/she will be psychologically minded, able to recognize their limitations and be flexible enough to work with a wide variety of clients and conditions. Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to Board of Registered nursing standards, including training and/or education in the area of sub-specialty.

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Privileges; DEA/CDS; For Physician Assistant Graduate from accredited physician assistant program required and valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Pennsylvania.

    Work Schedule: Rotating shifts, Flexible.

    INCENTIVES:

    • 401K ; Pension after becoming vested
    • Full Malpractice Coverage
    • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans ; Generous Paid Time off

       

      For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Colleen Cullen Swayze, LCSW,Director of Clinical Outreach. We welcome recent graduates, as well as experienced practitioners.

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