Psychiatric Nurse

Job ID: 550697
Discipline: Nurse Practitioner
Specialty: Psych
Date Posted: September 08, 2020
Address: 4901 Forest Park Ave
Location: Saint Louis, MO 63108
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: November 10, 2020
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Provides Clinical and Administrative support through the management and direction of CNS, NP and secretarial support staff specific to the psychiatric divisions. Role Purpose This job utilizes a high degree of knowledge, training, skill level, and competence in a specialized are of psychiatry and mental health. Assess, formulate a diagnosis, initiate an integrated treatment plan, coordinate interventions, and evaluate the process toward recovery of adults with severe, persistent, and debilitating mental illness within the scope of formal collaborative practice agreement with psychiatrist (MD) Responsibilities Participates in professional development and life long learning. Prescribes, monitors, and manages psychotropic medications to adults with severe mental illness through an advanced and integrated assessment, diagnosis, and intervention in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician (psychiatrist). Prescriptive responsibilities are reviewed by the collaborative physician. Provides supportive psychotherapy and coordinates the psychiatric care of a select client population with focus on client-centered mental health treatment toward the goal of recovery. Admits and discharges per the Level of Care and treatment plan objectives. Participates in a multi- disciplinary team model to include the Health Care Home program which focuses on the holistic, integrated treatment of a person. Works directly in the local community by visiting clients who reside in boarding home facilities. Manages medication, reviews the treatment goals and objectives, and coordinates care with the client and staff of the home. BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job. Additional Job Information 40 Hours per Week - Day/Evening Flex - Benefits Statement Note: not all benefits apply to all openings - Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

Required Qualifications

-Master's Degree /- Nursing (Accredited NP Program) -1+ Years' Experience -Must have RN License -Must have Certifications Basic Life Support (BLS) Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Facility Location

America's "Gateway to the West," St. Louis is best known for its landmark skyscraper arch and as the home of Anheuser-Busch. Stroll downtown along the banks of the Mississippi, browse quaint boutiques and galleries or get into the spirit of the city at a ballgame. Travelers relish the warmth and ambiance of this historical city, as well as the excellent travel assignments at its top medical facilities.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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