Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Senior Behavioral Health Unit- Full Time

Employer
Tower Health
Location
Philadelphia, PA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 11, 2019
Closes
Nov 15, 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview

The Senior Behavioral Health Program is a 20-bed, inpatient care unit serving older adults who seek behavioral health services and require a short inpatient stay. Treatment is available for a variety of conditions including, but not limited to depression, psychosis, bipolar disorder, anxiety, dementia with behaviors and schizophienia.

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Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner is an active member of the multidisciplinary team focusing and coordinating care for their departmental or disease centric specialty. The

Nurse Practitioner coordinates the care of the population seen in their specific department and or center. The Nurse Practitioner will be an active

member of the Hospitalist team. He or she will work with and collaborate with the Hospitalist physicians to provide patient care for adult in-patients on the unit.

Opportunity for medical exposure through patient co-morbidities, patient consults on medical units and daily interaction with medical doctors who co-manage and round daily on patients.

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Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing.

Master of Science in Nursing.

Nurse Practioner Psychiatry degree - Required

Licenses/Certificates:

Current Pennsylvania CRNP license.

Current Pennsylvania RN license.

Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification required.

Two - five years experience preferred

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