What are we looking for in a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner?
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners at Comprehensive are part of a multidisciplinary team that provides integrated behavioral health treatment to clients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Collaborating with therapists, case managers, nurses and other members the treatment team, Nurse Practitioners assist in the development of an individualized treatment plan for each client. Taking ownership of the pharmacological intervention, Nurse Practitioners complete psychiatric evaluations, prescribe appropriate medications, and provide general medical counseling and referrals. Our medical provider team has the opportunity to meet monthly to staff cases and receives regular supervision from the Chief Medical Officer. In this role, strong communication skills, the desire to work in a collaborative team environment, and the ability to establish trusting relationships with clients will be essential.
We currently have three positions available in Yakima for psychiatric nurse practitioners. One is located at Selah E&T, our our trauma-informed evaluation & treatment facility for adults experieincing a mental health crisis. The other two positions are outpatient: one working with primarily youth and teens, including those with a first episode of psychosis; and one working with primarily adults and seniors, including some local travel to residential treatment facilities. This senior position requires at least two years of experience working with adults with complex co-occurring mental health and medical needs. All positions will be primarily Monday-Friday day shift, but will also include participation in the evening call and weekend rounding rotations (with additional pay).
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner duties may include:
Education & Experience: Master's degree or doctoral degree in nursing with psychiatric mental health specialization. New graduates accepted for inpatient and youth outpatient positions; minimum 2 years of experience with adults required for senior outpatient position.
Professional Credentials: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license & Registered Nurse license (both in Washington State), federal DEA certification
Other Requirements: First Aid/CPR certification, driver's license, vehicle liability insurance
This position is currently not accepting applications.
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