The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System is recruiting for full time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners (NPs) or Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS') at the Akron, Canton, Mansfield, and Youngstown Community Based Outpatient Clinics. The purpose of the position is to provide comprehensive mental/behavioral health care including primary care integration to a complex patient population in the outpatient setting. This involves coordinated care with an emphasis on preventive measures as well as treatment of chronic diseases. The NP or CNS will function interdependently with physicians and will be responsible for providing quality care, consultation, education and collaboration with other healthcare professionals.
Master's Degree with a Psychiatric/Mental Health focus from an academic program accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
Experience in the care and treatment of patients in an outpatient setting and experience with complex mental health/behavior health.
Work independently and able to make highly competent professional judgments and decisions, solid clinical acumen, and provide support to physicians.
Internal Number: 678081
About Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System
The Northeast Ohio VA Healthcare System is a tertiary healthcare facility which provides care to over 100,000 veterans in Northeast Ohio. We provide care through our medical facility at the Wade Park campus and 13 community based outpatient clinics throughout Northeast Ohio.