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Advanced Practice Provider (Psychiatric)

CentraCare Health
St. Cloud

Job Description

CentraCare Health is seeking a qualified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist or Physician Assistant for our Psychiatric Department.

$5,000 sign-on bonus available for this position!

The Advanced Practice Provider is a Master's-prepared Registered Nurse/or Physician Assistant whose main functions are to apply knowledge, skills and experience to address the complex mental health problems of patients/clients, and to enhance professional and independent functioning of the nurses in the Care Center. The Advanced Practice Provider functions autonomously and in collaboration with health care providers as a practitioner, educator, consultant, and researcher. This position supports the concepts and philosophies of nursing in relation to Mental Health.

Provides patient- and family-centered care through The Compass: St. Cloud Hospital's Nursing Professional Practice Model to achieve the hospital mission of improving the health and quality of life that reflects the healing mission of Jesus

Age appropriate care is provided to patients and families. Implements and abides by Customer Service Standards for a superior patient experience

Supports and implements patient safety and other safety practices as appropriate

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

Advanced Practitioner:

Demonstrates advanced cognitive and psychomotor capabilities in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of human responses to mental health problems including the prescription of psychoactive medications and the adjunctive pharmacological agents that ameliorate side effects of these medications

Collaborates with the patient and family, and health care providers in achieving optimal patient outcomes in a cost-effective manner

Utilizes prescriptive authority

Maintains adequate and up-to-date records of services provided and submits all necessary information for accurate and timely billing

Maintains a level of patient care activity consistent with Behavioral Health Clinic standards

Participates actively in quality assurance, performance improvement, and staff development activities

Participates actively in efforts to improve patient satisfaction and employee engagement

QUALIFICATIONS:

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

EDUCATION

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. Masters Degree in Nursing and Certification as an Adult or Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner is required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota required.

Current licensure as an APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) in the State of Minnesota required

Certification as a Family or Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner required

Clinical Nurse Specialist

EDUCATION

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing required. Masters Degree in Nursing with formal training as a clinical nurse specialist in the same specialty area of practice in which they are certified.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Minnesota required

Current licensure as an APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse) in the State of Minnesota required

Certification as an Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist required

Physician Assistant

EDUCATION

Graduate from accredited physician assistant program required

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) Certification

Minnesota Registration

EEO/AA

*Bonus will only be awarded in cases where the applicant is external and has not worked for CentraCare for at least the past nine months*.

CentraCare Health has made a commitment to diversity in its workforce and all individuals, including, but not limited to, individuals with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.

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Employment Type

Full-time

Hours

72-80 hrs/pp; e/o wknd and holiday

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