Nurse Practitioner, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit
Seattle Children's Hospital - Seattle, WA

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Provide direct care and assume primary responsibility for clinical management of patients on the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit. In conjunction with the attending psychiatrist and psychologist, manage the psychiatric care of patients, both from a medical and psychological perspective. Provide medication management, engage the patient in psychotherapeutic/skill building interventions, provide psychoeducation to the patient and family, and conduct crisis planning. Coordinate medical consultations as needed. Contribute to organizational and departmental continuous performance and quality improvement projects. Participate in education and research efforts for patients, families, and the health care team.

Required: • Master's degree in nursing with a concentration in a psychiatry/mental health nurse practitioner program. • Active, unencumbered registered nurse and advanced registered nurse practitioner licensure in the State of Washington. • Current national certification as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. • Active Drug Enforcement Authority registration. • BLS for Healthcare Providers. Current PALS certification will be accepted in lieu of the BLS either at time of hire or as an annual competency. However, the incumbent is responsible for any costs (including time away from work) associated with obtaining PALS certification. (ACLS will not be accepted as a substitute to the requirements listed above.) • Active clinical privileges as an Allied Health Provider, Seattle Children's Hospital. • One year work experience in a pediatric or family focused clinical area. Preferred: • Training and background in psychiatry • Two years experience in a nurse practitioner role. • Two years experience in pediatric health care.

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