Intermountain Healthcare Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric - Primary Children's at Wasatch Canyons in Midvale, Utah
Greater Salt Lake area
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Intermountain Healthcare is seeking an Advanced Practice Provider who is passionate about caring for the Behavioral Healthcare needs of children and adolescents in an Acute Inpatient setting. Intermountain Healthcare's Primary Children's Hospital, in partnership with the University of Utah School of Medicine, provides extraordinary behavioral health for children, adolescents and their families in a safe and supportive environment. We provide high quality, evidenced-based treatments for teens who are struggling with depression, anxiety disorders, mood disorders, behavioral disruptions, trauma, substance use disorders, and multiple other mental health diagnoses. For more information about Primary Children's Behavioral Health Services, Click Here
This position is accountable for the provision of patient care and other activities as permitted by licensure and defined within Credentialing and Privileging documentation (hospital), Credentialing and Scope of Practice (Medical Group), Consultation and Referral Plan (DOPL) or other similar documentation as appropriate. As part of that patient care, this position is accountable to: deliveroptimal patient care through effectiveclinical practice; education of the patient, patient's family, clinical staff, and others; consultation with other healthcare providers; and maintain current knowledge regarding options for optimal patient care and outcomes.
Essential Job Duties
Position Specific Duties:
- This position is accountable for the provision of patient care and other duties as permitted by licensure and defined within Credentialing and Privileging documentation (hospital), Credentialing and Scope of Practice (Medical Group), Consultation and Referral Plan (NP), Delegation of Services Agreement (PA) (DOPL) or other similar documentation as appropriate.
- Perform patient assessment to obtain a complete and accurate record of the patient's clinical information and medical symptoms. Order tests and exams to obtain additional information needed to ensure proper and complete care of patient.
- Based on assessment, diagnose patient needs and determine a plan of care. Interpret patient care tests and exams to obtain needed information to guide care.
- Provide for the treatment of the patient (and oversee the treatment provided by others) including appropriate prescriptive practice to achieve optimal clinical outcomes for the patient. Utilize advanced specialty knowledge to ensure that the care provided is appropriate, effective, timely, and cost efficient.
- Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures as defined by Scope of Practice.
- Appropriate and timely documentation of clinical care. Code and bill accurately per established protocol and procedure. Ensure that records are detailed and complete, and comply with related standards and regulations.
- Conduct and/or coordinate education to increase the knowledge of patient, patient family, and others. Providing appropriate instruction based on patient needs to support the continuum of care.
- Train other staff in areas of clinical expertise. Provides teaching of students as appropriate to increase their clinical knowledge and ensure safe patient care.
- Stay abreast of current trends in healthcare practice and participate in continuing medical education to ensure optimal clinical knowledge and effective patient care skill.
- Coordinates and collaborates patient care efforts with other care providers.
- Communicates clinical information timely, accurately, thoroughly, and appropriately to other providers of patient care.
- May collaborate with other care providers in the effective sharing of practice expertise.
- May participate in research and utilizes evidence-based practice to promote quality patient care, protocol development, care process model development, and best practice standards for assigned patient population.
- Supports professional development through research processes.
- Entry Rate: Commensurate with experience.
- Benefits Eligible: Yes. Intermountain Healthcare offers a comprehensive benefits package including401K,Pension,Medical, and Dental benefits. This position is also eligible forTuition Loan assistance, Continuing Medical Education and Relocation benefits.
- Schedule: 40 hours per week. Some call may be required.
- Department: Inpatient Unit at Primary Children's Wasatch Canyons Campus. Primary Children's Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Unit is a 20-bed locked unit that specializes in caring for children and adolescents ages 5 - 18 years with psychiatric and behavioral issues who are not able to be cared for outside of the hospital. For more information about the Inpatient unit: Click Here
- Current state license as an Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN).
- Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (Credentialing requirement).
- Eligible for State Controlled Substance License II through V.
- Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V.
- BLS Certification for Healthcare Providers.
- Other certification as required (e.g. ACLS, PALS, TNCC, NRP).
- Applicable certification from a recognized certifying organization such as the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC) or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
- Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.
- Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.
- Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
- Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.
- Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
- May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.
- Masters degree or higher.
- PMHNP-BC (Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner-board certified)
- Pediatric Mental Health Specialist (PMHS) Certification
- Pediatric Inpatient Psychiatric NP experience
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Working Hours 40
Primary Work Location Primary Childrens at Wasatch Canyons
Expertise Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant
Job Type Full Time