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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (SA197523) Washington, D C

ESR Healthcare
District of Columbia, United States
November 10, 2018


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (SA197523) Washington, D C

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (SA197523) Washington, District Of Columbia

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This national behavioral health corporation is seeking a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a Hospital employed position with a major medical center in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for providing direct clinical services to patients within the scope of services allowed under the District of Columbia Board of Nursing and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Psychiatric Committee and the Medical Center Medical Staff By-Laws. This includes performing psychiatric evaluations on patients, in collaboration with a supervising psychiatrist and a treatment team, prescribing medications, providing clinical assessments and diagnosis in accordance with DC law and MWHC Medical Staff By-Laws and other duties as assigned. Requirements/Qualifications Candidates must have a Master's, postgraduate, or doctoral degree from a PsychiatricMental Health Nurse Practitioner program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly NLNAC National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission). Eligible for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Also, he/she should have a minimum of 3-4 years of nursing experience and at least 1 year as an Advanced Practice Provider, preferably in an Inpatient psychiatric setting. Must be flexible to adjust to the needs of a fast-paced environment, demonstrate effective problem-solving skills, and display proficient oral/written communication skills. Since 1985, this national behavioral health corporation has established itself as the national leader in the planning, development and operation of high quality Behavioral Health Services in partnership with healthcare organizations. We own or operate over 70 facilities in 27 states. Whether you are just starting out or have many years of practice experience, physicians of all backgrounds will find many rewarding opportunities within our very collegial organization. This medical Center is a not-for-profit, 926-bed academic medical center in the center of the nations capitaland every day, hundreds of people in the region depend on us for their care. In 2013 alone, the hospital opened its door for nearly 500,000 inpatient and outpatient visits by residents from throughout the Mid-Atlantic. We are the busiest and largest hospital in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding areaand serve as referral center and the central hub for the regions most advanced acute medical care.