BJC Careers

Nurse Practitioner

Saint Louis, MO
Nursing Services


Job Description

Job ID: 1179538
Employment Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.


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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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    Additional Job Information

  • 16 Hours per Week -
  • Non-Benefit 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