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NURSE PRACTITIONER

CHICAGO, IL | Other
14 Days Ago

Job Description

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing comprehensive, direct services to adult, adolescent, and child psychiatric patients (ages ranging 3 years and up) and their families including assessment of psychiatric functioning and pharmacological interventions in and inpatient, partial hospital and outpatient setting. Responsible for providing psycho-diagnostic interviews to children, adolescents and adults, including their families.  Seeks appropriate supervision and consultation with collaborating physicians to review cases and treatment.  Oriented and educated in gender, cultural differences, and age appropriate care for the assigned department.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Education:  Master's Degreen in Nursing;  Graduate from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program

Experience:  One-year experience working within the mental health field

Licensure/Certification: IL Nurse Practitioner License

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:

Education: Master's Degree in Nursing;  Graduate from an accredited Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program

Experience:  3 years of experience working within an inpatient psychiatric hospital with children, adolescents and adults as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The Essential Job Functions are defined as the fundamental job-related duties that are necessary to the position.  An employee is deemed qualified for this position if he or she can perform the following duties with or without accommodations:

-Perform psychiatric and pharmacological management evaluations on patients

-Write orders/scripts for treatment and medications

-Ability to therapeutically communicate with patients

-Ability to recognize and communicate the physical and psychological status of the patients under their care

-Order and interpret diagnostic testing

NONESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

-Dictate discharge summaries

-Particpation in hospital committee meetings

-Performing vital signs on patients

-Perform other duties as assigned.

SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:

-Positive therapeutic relationships with patients

-Service Excellence with all customers

-Management of assigned patient case load

-Clear and concise documentation

-Adherence to Hospital Attendance policies

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

Environmental Conditions: Exposure to psychiatric patients who may exhibit violent/aggressive behavior. Potential for exposure to communicable diseases, blood/body fluids and other hazardous waste. General hospital environment.

 

Physical Demands: Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.  Push, pull and lift up to 40 pounds. Intermittent sitting; prolonged standing, walking, bending and stooping. Ability to perform visual and auditory observation of patients.  Drug and alcohol free as evidenced by negative results of post-offer, pre-employment urine drug screen.

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

-90 Day performance evaluation

-Annual Performance Appraisal

-Ongoing support from supervisor

Supervision Exercised: None                

Line of Promotion: Collaborating Physician

Job Classification: Exempt; CLGA employee

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to demonstrate competency in the criteria listed in this job description. The specifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet the minimum requirements for this position. Staff must demonstrate flexibility for reassignment to units providing care to varied populations including children, adolescents, and adults.  This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee.  The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by the Collaborating Physician or CMO.

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EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

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At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries.  We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

 

Company Overview

  • Website uhsinc.com
  • Headquarters BOALSBURG, PA
  • Size >50,000
  • Founded 1979
  • Type Public
  • CEO GREGORY P GAERTNER PHD
  • Revenue $10B - $50B
  • Industry Business Services
  • About uhs
  • UHS is a healthcare firm that owns and operates a chain of 400 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers.

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