Do you want to be part of a team with a new innovative practice that helps serve our community?
ChristianaCare is looking for an energetic and flexible Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner that has a passion to help take care of highly complex patients with underlying behavioral health issues.
This intensive program is designed for the individual who struggles with a behavioral health condition and in addition, may have suboptimal physical and social health. In a welcoming environment, the program offers multidisciplinary treatment, including psychiatric and behavior therapy care, chronic condition and general health treatment, and comprehensive social health evaluation and intervention. The intention is to provide flexible, responsive care in a respectful, caring and supportive setting.
Performs thorough psychiatric assessments and determines accurate diagnoses.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide patient care for adult individuals with complex behavioral health conditions, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify diagnoses and to provide appropriate treatment
Coordinates care with all team members within the office and participates in multidisciplinary patient-centric care planning meetings
Collaborates with outside patient care team members, such as inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs, specialists, medical providers
Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge base to provide education to patients and their families
Utilizes multiple modes of patient communication and visits such as office, phone, telehealth and in home visits
Timely documentation in an accurate and concise manner, using proper technology, as established in department and CCHS guidelines
Works collaboratively with third party payors to insure that quality patient care is maintained and managed effectively and efficiently
Performs performance improvement activities for the program and department, actively seeking to improve care delivery effectiveness and efficiency, outcome measures and patient satisfaction.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Master's degree in nursing
License or license eligible in the state of Delaware
Board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Minimum of three years of experience working with individuals with complex behavioral health conditions preferred
Prescriptive Authority, DEA registration, BLS Required
Internal Number: JR56544
Christiana Care is growing and seeks physicians of all disciplines, from primary care through specialty and leadership positions. We also have tremendous opportunities for physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses. We offer you: Inspiring, fast-paced, team-based practice environments; Epic EMRs and innovative medical technologies and treatments; Accessible leaders who listen to, value and appreciate you; Colleagues who’ve trained at other nationally respected medical centers; Support for your ideas, opinions and contributions. It’s the best of nationally recognized academic and community-based medicine, with you at the center. Bring us your passion for care and clinical excellence as well as your desire to make a difference. We’ll provide you with a highly competitive salary and excellent benefits, continuing education and recognition programs, and much more. Find your new job right now.