BJC Careers

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Behavioral Health

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1179020
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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Role Purpose

This job utilizes a high degree of knowledge, training, skill level, and competence in a specialized are of psychiatry and mental health. Assess, formulate a diagnosis, initiate an integrated treatment plan, coordinate interventions, and evaluate the process toward recovery of adults with severe, persistent, and debilitating mental illness within the scope of formal collaborative practice agreement with psychiatrist (MD)


Responsibilities

  • Participates in professional development and life long learning.
  • Prescribes, monitors, and manages psychotropic medications to adults with severe mental illness through an advanced and integrated assessment, diagnosis, and intervention in a collaborative practice agreement with a physician (psychiatrist). Prescriptive responsibilities are reviewed by the collaborative physician.
  • Provides supportive psychotherapy and coordinates the psychiatric care of a select client population with focus on client-centered mental health treatment toward the goal of recovery. Admits and discharges per the Level of Care and treatment plan objectives.
  • Participates in a multi- disciplinary team model to include the Health Care Home program which focuses on the holistic, integrated treatment of a person.
  • Works directly in the local community by visiting clients who reside in boarding home facilities. Manages medication, reviews the treatment goals and objectives, and coordinates care with the client and staff of the home.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Nursing(Accredited NP Program)

     

    Licenses & Certifications

  • Nurse Practitioner

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Registered Nurse (RN) License
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
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    Clinical - Direct Skills

  • Pediatric Nursing - 2 years or more
  • Behavioral/Mental Health - 2 years or more
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    Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Days - 8 hour shifts, may start at 6, 7, 8, or 9 am -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer