Nurse Practitioner - Mental Health

Nellis AFB, Nevada
Jun 07, 2023
Jul 06, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking a full time Psychiatric Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) in support of the Mental Health clinic, Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center at Nellis AFB, NV.

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* Excellent Compensation & Exceptional Comprehensive Benefits!
* Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Time, Plus 11 Paid Federal Holidays!

* Medical/Dental/Vision, STD/LTD/Life, and Health Savings Account available!
* Annual CME Stipend and License/Certification Reimbursement!

* Matching 401K!

About ERP International, LLC: ERP is a nationally respected provider of health, science, and technology solutions supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive enterprise information technology, strategic sourcing, and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 40 states. Founded in 2006, ERP is headquartered in Laurel, MD and maintains satellite offices in Montgomery, AL and San Antonio, TX - plus project locations nationwide. ERP is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability and Veteran.


Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday between 0730 - 1830, 4 days per week that will consist of 10-hour shifts or 0730-1630, 5 days per week that will consist of 8-hour shifts, not to exceed 40 hours a week.

On-Call Hours: The on-call time starts on a Tuesday and ends on a Tuesday (1 week). The hours will depend on number of calls received. HCW will be on call every 2-3 months.

Overage Hours: May require overage hours to provide effective patient care and avoid patient abandonment.

Job Specific Duties: The type of work may include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations and treatment. Examines, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats psychiatric disorders; manages and directs psychiatric services. Conducts intake evaluations on a routine and emergency basis including Commander-directed mental health evaluations in accordance with applicable USAF and DoD guidelines. Prepares and reviews case histories and obtains and evaluates data through interview Assembles the assessment findings into a written document. Prescribes and evaluates effectiveness of a wide range of therapeutic measures. Integrates findings and formulates clinical information to establish a diagnosis IA W criteria set down in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. Determines the appropriate treatment setting and provides a variety of treatment modalities in an outpatient setting, which include psychopharmacology and the traditional interactive psychotherapies. Refers, coordinate, and facilitates inpatient admissions for admission to psychiatric inpatient or partial hospitalization facilities.
  • Provides psychiatric consultation to mental health flight providers and other medical providers for patients who present with complicated psychiatric conditions. Provides psychiatric liaison services for active duty military patients hospitalized in an inpatient psychiatric facility. Responds to consultation requests from referring medical Conducts assessments and offers guidance for other providers in the treatment of patients who present with secondary psychiatric complaints. Serves as a member of the mental health flight multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Provides psychiatric consultation and recommendations to installation's medical, legal; and military leadership; and is therefore recognized as the subject matter expert in respect of the psychiatry program regarding issues related to active duty patients' fitness/suitability, discipline, retraining, reassignment, granting of security clearances and special duty that requires a high degree of reliability and trust ( g., working with weapon systems, flying operations and other sensitive duties). Prepares psychiatric assessments/or Medical Evaluation Boards and commander directed evaluations. Performs psychiatric evaluations of retired military members placed on TDRL (Temporary Disability Retired List) status and submits opinions and recommendations as to their present psychiatric condition, retainability and/or other advisable disposition. Provides on-call emergency support during and after clinic hours. Also performs psychiatric evaluations of civilian per request of the Office of Personnel Management and/or the Department of Defense in relation to their employment and to determine their eligibility, retention, discharge, security clearance determination or other appropriate actions.
  • Provides psychiatric training for the mental health flight and for other physicians as requested by the Chief of Hospital Services, the Mental Health Flight Commander and or the Mental Health Element Chief. Conducts psychiatric training (both academic and practical) to mental health staff, interns, students and residents in regard to conducting intake evaluations, mental, behavioral or emotional disorders, pharmacotherapy, psychotherapy, family therapy, behavior modification, consultation to the courts, and emergency psychiatry as well as the ordering of diagnostic, laboratory tests, and prescribe Incumbent works with the chief of the 99 MDG Mental Health Office on program development and appropriate outcome research. Lectures to the general medical community.
  • Expert knowledge of psychiatry and general
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Diagnosis and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders, and its nomenclature.
  • Thorough knowledge of evidence-based treatment modalities for individual, family and group psychotherapies for a full range of adult psychiatric Techniques and modalities are based on accepted theories, principles, and practices.
  • Skill in oral and written communication and ability to work well with others in a team
  • Ability to use a computer for word processing, data management and the prescribing
  • Ability to provide guidance and consultation services to medical professionals, community agencies and military commands.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Degree/Education: Master's or doctoral degree in nursing. Graduate from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

* Certifications : The HCW shall hold and maintain BLS and ACLS. Must be through American Heart Association or American Red Cross guidelines. Certified in the specialty required by the TO as a Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the recognized national nursing certification organization for the specialty area of practice as appropriate (for example, National Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, American Nurses Association, National Certification Corporation for the Obstetric, Gynecologic and Neonatal Specialties).

* Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service- specific credentialing At least 5 years' experience working in mental health clinic.

* Board Certification: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

* Licensure/Registration: Maintain an active, valid, current, and unrestricted license (with no limitations, stipulations or pending adverse actions) to practice nursing as a Nurse Practitioner from any state or territory of the United States or District of Columbia.

* Security: Must possess ability to pass a Government background check/security clearance.

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