Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Location: Portland, OR
Date Posted: 07-19-2017
We’re working on behalf of an 89-bed hospital in Portland that has been dedicated to helping people with mental illness and/or addiction to drugs and alcohol since 2009. The hospital prides itself on upholding a standard of excellence that allows patients to take the first step to recovery. Serving the Pacific Northwest region, the hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. Through its compassionate and innovative care, they offer expertise with a team of dedicated board-certified psychiatrists, addictionologists, internal medicine and family medicine physicians. They offer a continuum of inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs for mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults, 18 and older. The foundation of their approach is individualized treatment that improves every aspect of its patients’ lives.

Looking for a great opportunity?  We seek a full-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to treat patients on a daily basis in the hospital’s Outpatient Services building. In this role you will work with patients enrolled in the Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs by conducting psychiatric evaluations and medication follow-up visits. You will collaborate with a psychiatrist, master’s prepared therapists, and other outpatient staff in a treatment team to provide the best possible care to our clients. You will be expected to contact members of the patient’s support system and any external providers that are able to collaborate in the process of treating the patient. You will be responsible for upholding and maintaining a standard of practice that meets all state regulations, federal regulation, and facility policies.

Candidates must have a Masters degree in Nursing and be licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of Oregon (or have the ability to gain this licensure).  Our preferred candidate will have two (2) or more years’ experience within a psychiatric setting. Completion of CPR/BLS Certification, Crisis Management and Service Excellence training must occur within 60 days of employment and prior to assisting in any restraining procedures.

Highly competitive compensation and benefits that include generous PTO, tuition assistance, 401K, extended leave benefits, and more.  This is a great opportunity to join an organization whose inpatient and outpatient services offer supportive and compassionate care through specialty programs that are tailored to meet the needs of its patients. For more information call 941.739.1400 or submit your resume now by clicking on the button below that says “Apply Now.”
Eric Boelkins
Edge Recruitment Solutions
888.666.2450 or 941.739.1400
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