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Requisition Number: RI-14843
Job Title: NURSE PRACTITIONER BEHAVIORAL CARE
Site Overview: Clinics - RI (Physicians) - HealthEast Clinics are the East Metro’s premier primary care network. The medical staff includes more than 170 physicians as well as numerous certified nurse midwives. Our adult, pediatric and geriatric nurse practitioners round out a compassionate and experienced team of nurses and other support staff. Our clinics span the St. Paul area with 14 different sites and focus on providing prompt, personalized patient care with same day access for acute services. Our network size and diversity allows us to offer a full range of services for patients of all ages, including family practice, pediatrics and internal medicine.
Department Overview: MENTAL HEALTH CLINIC SJ
Work Location: St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Category: Physicians & Mid Level Practitioners
Specific Area of Interest:
City: St Paul
Shift: All Shifts - Day / Eve/ Night
Authorized Hours - Minimum:
Per Two Weeks 80
Authorized Hours - Maximum:
Per Two Weeks
(For Example: 7:00am-3:30pm
or Every other weekend) Monday through Friday, some evenings and weekends
& Major Responsibilities Within the scope of practice as defined by regulatory bodies the CNP functions in the following capacities:
Attending Provider: Caring for patients with Behavioral Care needs and as a consultant service, including patient care management, timely admission history and physicals, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, prescribing medications, and discharge planning.
Providing Psychiatric consultations within Behavioral Care and across the HealthEast System
Ability to independently evaluate and treat hospitalized patients.
Communicates with other providers.
Coordinates discharge planning.
Knows the business impact of the CNP role and actively participates in decision-making regarding business needs related to the CNP service.
Collaborates with multidisciplinary healthcare team throughout the continuum of patient care.
Maintains knowledge of evidenced based medicine.
Provides medical consultation for surgical co-management.
Promotes efficiency in clinical progression.
Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner graduate education program, ACNP preferred. Master’s degree in nursing. Certification as a CNP (Adult, Family Acute Care) by the American Nurse Credentialing Center, American Nurse Association, or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Active or eligible for Minnesota R.N. license or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Three years of acute care nursing experience. Previous experience in the care of psychiatric and addicted patients.
Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills;
Ability to work independently;
Effective liaison with other health care professionals;
Effective time management and problem solving skills;
Knowledge of health care management and environment;
Demonstrates leadership and management skills;
Ability to utilize selected patient care software;
ACLS provider, prefer instructor status;
Fundamentals of Critical Care Support provider preferred;
Working knowledge of MN Nurse Practice Act;
Demonstrates knowledge of current complementary and alternative medicine.
Regular/Temporary Status: Regular
If Temporary, Start Date:
If Temporary, End Date:
Position Status: Full Time
Employee Referral Bonus Eligible: Yes
Sign-On Bonus: No