Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Type: Full-Time
Listing Exp. Date: 08/31/2017

Nurse Practitioner

North Metro Medical Center is seeking an exceptional Nurse Practitioner in the Central Arkansas area to provide compassionate, outpatient, mental health services to the geriatric patient population.

  • Full-time positions are available.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Flexible schedule.
  • Independent and self-directed environment.

Summary:

  • Provides high quality, compassionate and ethical outpatient psychiatric care to our aging population
  • Provides episodic, preventative, and acute psychiatric health care to patients.
  • Develops treatment plans in collaboration with psychiatric/medical treatment team as well as with patient and patient's family.
  • Educates and advises on psychiatric medical issues as needed.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of psychiatric medical care and monitors progress of patients.
  • Identifies emergency situations and proves care within legal scope of practice as defined by privileging process
  • The specific hours of as well as any 'on call' availability will be determined by the facility.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
  • 2+ years experience as NP. Special consideration will be given to candidates with experience in psychiatry and primary care.

Licensure:

  • Unrestricted license to practice medicine in Arkansas.
  • Must be Board Certified as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
  • Must have current DEA certification.
  • Current certification in AHA or ARC basic life support for health care providers is required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time/Contract

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North Metro Medical Center

1400 Braden Street
Jacksonville, AR 72076

Main Phone: 501-985-7000
24 Hour Phone: 501-517-3869

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