The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides psychiatric services to assigned patien...Education, Skills and Experience Requirements:
Graduation from an approved Nurse Practitioner Program.
Licensed with the Arizona Board of Nursing
Must have a DEA number.
CPR and CPI certified.
Three years experience in chemical dependency or eating disorders preferred.
Two years experience with patient population served required.
Meets active staff credentialing.
Ability to provide excellent service to internal and external customers.
Ability to effectively listen, process received information, and express ideas both orally and in writing in English.
Ability to initiate action, take personal responsibility, suggest improvements, and solve problems within scope of job without being asked
Ability to understand and comply with government, regulatory, and company rules.
Ability to record, report, and maintain confidentiality of information and respond to requests for information.
Ability to get assigned work done in an acceptable manner, in the time allotted, with minimal prompting or reminders
Physical / Working Conditions and Requirements of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Position:
50% time sitting (computer and telephone use, attending meetings)
25% time standing (patient and staff interface, presentations)
25% time walking (to meetings, appointments, tours)
Up to 30% time bending (access files/reports/supplies)
Up to 25 pounds of weight lifted / carried
Ability to use telephones extensively; ability to relay clear written messages; ability to use computer keyboard and calculator extensively.
Ability to effectively read, write and process information; ability to input/retrieve information to/from computer and files.
Ability to converse with others to give, take and process information in English; extensive use of telephone. Ability to hear alarms and pages.
Ability to converse in English with others to give, take and process information; extensive use of telephone. Ability to maintain confidentiality of information, multi-task, coordinate projects and record/transcribe general and specific meeting minutes. Ability to work independently and collaboratively. Communicate with other staff to relay concerns and observations involving patient safety.
Occasional/limited exposure to: Infection and to the risk of blood-borne diseases; hazardous agents, body fluids and wastes; unpleasant patient or departmental elements; to potentially violent/aggressive patients/staff/visitors, critical incidents, and/or sentinel events.
Occasionally needed to work irregular hours or additional hours.