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Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health

Posted on May 9, 2019 by

Denver, CO 80201
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
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Overview of Position:
Assesses behavioral health patients and offers diagnostic and therapeutic support in conjunction with staff psychiatrist and psychiatric assessment. Provides advanced practice professional nursing care for behavioral health patients, following established standards and practices. Acts in collaboration with physicians and interdisciplinary care team to coordinate and promote quality and continuity of care, from time of admission through transition of care at time of discharge. Serves as primary liaison, resource, clinical expert and educator for patients, family, physician and interdisciplinary providers.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

Education Requirements:
BSN from accredited school of nursing
Master's Degree in Nursing or applied area of knowledge
Advanced Practice Registered; Prescriptive Authority preferred

Work Experience:
Minimum of one year direct behavioral clinical experience in a healthcare facility or setting. Competence with DSM-IV diagnostic criteria and treatment planning.
Inpatient, crisis, and emergency room experience preferred.

Current Colorado Nursing License
Clinical Nurse Specialist certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
Current BLS

Physicial Requirements:
Medium Work - (Exert up to50lbs force occasionally, and/or upto 20lbs frequently, and/or up to10lbs constantly)

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When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Employer's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality. Located in central Denver's historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and advanced robotic surgery, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region's most complex medical cases and surgical patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: 100 Greatest Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review for 3 years in a row (2); named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report; recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award-Clinical Excellence for 3 years in a row (2); one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for 2 years in a row (2), and many others.

Reference: 704495799

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