Cone Health

NP/PA - Behavioral Health - Behavioral Health Hospital

ID
2021-6243
Location
Behavioral Health Hospital
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Behavioral Health
Department : Name
BH-Physician Services
Category
NURSE PRAC/PA
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Exempt
FTE
1.00
Work Hours
40
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
F, S, S days
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Psychiatry

Overview

Provides Behavioral Health focused healthcare and performs selective medical services under the direction of supervising physicians on the Inpatient, Outpatient, BH Observation units, Telepsych consults service and/or Emergency Department in the Psych ED and WL ED.

Responsibilities


Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patient. Completes PAA and obtains and reviews patient records when needed. Provides telepsych consults, admission and discharge services on all inpatient units, including BH Observation unit and WL Psych ED.

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Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.

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Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.

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Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.

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Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.

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Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.

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Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes, issues diagnostic orders. Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.

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Triage telephone calls from patients, families, nurses, consultants, and colleagues. Provides consultation services and/or Telepsych consultations.

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Participates in professional development activities, and maintains professional affiliations. Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested. Maintains information in a confidential manner, in accordance with State, Federal and Practice guidelines.

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Qualifications


EDUCATION:
Required:

Graduation from an accredited Physician?s Assistant Program or Master's Degree in Nursing as appropriate to certification.

Preferred:

Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

EXPERIENCE:
One year in inpatient medical practice, Required

Experience in ambulatory primary care environment, Preferred

Preferred:

Previous experience as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

Drivers License | Valid Drivers License

BLS (CPR)-American Red Cross or AHA Healthcare Provider

PA | Physician Assistant

NP | Nurse Practitioner

Current certification as a Physician?s Assistant or as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of North Carolina; Current DEA registration.

A current American Heart Association (AHA), Basic Life Support (BLS) card for Health Care Provider is required.

PREFERRED

Current Psychiatric certification preferred/ Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse or

National Certification - ANCC PMHNP

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