1+ years of recent Psychiatric NP experience required.
Under minimal supervision performs professional psychiatric nurse practitioner care in the examination, diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric patients according to statutory limitations for advanced practice nurses. Examines and diagnoses patients and develops treatment plans. Performs testing, referral to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions, and performs administrative support functions as needed.
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school of nursing and successful completion of an approved nurse practitioner program. Masters Degree preferred.
Experience: Typically, one year related clinical experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledgeable and compliant with all regulatory standards, including speciality level requirements. Knowledge of major concepts, prinicples and theories related
to substance abuse and psychiatric disease processes. Skill in utilizing the principles and practices of
effective communication to elicit pertinent history from patients and negotiate problem solving. Skill in
performing patient assessments, formulating treatment plans for patients. Knowledge of appropriate
administration and prescription of psychiatric medications. Knowledge of individual and group dynamics and treatment methods to assit patient in achieving goals. Skill in preparing written reports, medical records, and other documentation. Ability to be actively involved in multidisciplinary teams relevant to quality improvement. ability to serve as a consultant to resolve/discuss ethical issues. Ability to use computers and computer systems. Ability to drive to different DH locations may be required in this position. A valid drivers license is required.
Certificate/License/Registration: Basic Life Support for Health Cares Providers certification/CPR.
Certification by a national certifying body approved by the Colorado Board of Nursing, Current
registration with the Colorado Board of Nursing's Advanced Practice Registry. Provisional or Full
Prescriptive Authority, if eligible. Advance Practice Nurses without Provisional Prescriptive Authority
must be actively working towards obtaining Provisional Prescriptive Authority within five years from
date of hire. advanced Practice Nurses with Provisional Prescriptive Authority must be actively working towards Full Prescriptive Authority within five years after provisional authority is granted. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
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