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Pediatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible -
  • #BJCcareers -
  • Salaried -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Job ID: 1216724
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    More Information:

    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.


    Overview


    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
  • 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.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • 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

  • Nurse Practitioner - PMHNP (Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)
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    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, 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