Psychiatry Advanced Practitioner Jobs
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
Crozer-Keystone Health Network (CKHN) is the largest primary care and specialty physician network in Delaware County, PA and a member of the Crozer-Keystone Health System (CKHS), the largest employer in Delaware County with over 6,800 employees and is the dominant health care provider in the county. Crozer-Chester Medical Center is located approximately 7 miles south of the Philadelphia airport.
The rapidly expanding Crozer-Keystone Health System, Department of Psychiatry is looking to employ Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners for Full-time or Part-time positions in a number of settings within the department. These settings include, however, are not limited to:
- Psychiatric Emergency Room
- Community Mental Health Outpatient Settings
- Geriatric Inpatient Geriatric Behavioral and Mental Health Unit
Primary responsibilities include: face to face psychiatric evaluations of Crisis/ED patients in conjunction with Crisis team, diagnosis, treatment, pharmacologic, and other forms of treatment of mental health clients. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in mental health treatment both therapeutic and psychopharmacologic and is expected to be fully trained and experienced in medical evaluation, examination and treatment of mental health and substance use patients. Also seeking FT/PT psychiatric nurse practitioners to work in child/adult/geriatric outpatient behavioral health settings. The schedule is Monday through Friday. Provider will be performing medication management and evaluations as needed.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate a mastery of the protocols outlining their scope of practice, work effectively and collaboratively in a team with different disciplines and with clients from different age groups. Additionally, the ideal candidate, in consultation with the supervising psychiatrist, will recognize and respond accordingly in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients. He/she will be psychologically minded, able to recognize their limitations and be flexible enough to work with a wide variety of clients and conditions. Successful completion of an approved Nurse Practitioner training program that conforms to Board of Registered nursing standards, including training and/or education in the area of sub-specialty.
Licenses and Certifications: Possession of a valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse and certification as a Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Privileges; DEA/CDS; For Physician Assistant Graduate from accredited physician assistant program required and valid license to practice as a Physician Assistant in the state of Pennsylvania. We welcome recent graduates, as well as experienced practitioners.
Work Schedule: Rotating shifts, Flexible.
- 401K; Pension after becoming vested
- Full Malpractice Coverage
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans ; Generous Paid Time off
- Salary is commensurate with experience.
- Professional Development fees provided to candidates as well as and Educational Assistance.
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For more information, or to schedule an interview, please contact Colleen Cullen Swayze, LCSW, Director of Clinical Outreach, ph: 610.619.7413 or email: email@example.com.