Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric / Mental Health

Hurlburt Field, Florida
Jun 10, 2023
Jul 10, 2023
Full Time

ERP International is seeking a full time Psychiatric Certified Nurse Practitioner (NP) in support of the Mental Health clinic, 1st Special Operations Medical Group at Hurlburt Field, FL.

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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:

Normal schedule is Monday - Friday, 9 hours between 7:00am and 5:00pm, including a one hour lunch break.

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

• Provide a full range of nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted by the credentials committee (e.g., completes comprehensive/psychiatric mental health assessments, diagnosis, short-term individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy and medication prescription as delineated by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, and monitoring for acute and chronic psychiatric illnesses).
• Interviews patients and/or significant others to obtain and record clear, logical and concise psychiatric and health history. Performs physical assessment as indicated.
• Develops treatment plans that sets goals to meet identified mental health needs evaluates responses to intervention, reviews treatment plans and reevaluates as necessary according to applicable regulations.
• Provides psychiatric/mental health care to patients, and their families, through crisis intervention, individual, group, and family therapy.
• Provides accurate psychiatric diagnoses and formulates treatment plans both independently, and within a multidisciplinary team.
• Prescribes medication from the approved facility formulary. Instructs patients in the proper use, side effects and efficacy of prescribed medications within the scope of practice.
• Orders and monitors the appropriate lab studies and/or X-rays to assist in competent and safe diagnoses and to substantiate medical intervention. Persists in close follow-up of any abnormal findings with appropriate physician referral.
• Coordinates the inpatient/outpatient aspect of patient care when appropriate, including coordination with other health care providers, family members and duty section.
• Assesses physical condition, and orders various tests (e.g., laboratory, neurological, and psychological) as indicated.
• Provides mental health consultation to the health care facility staff and mental health services to patients and significant others.
• Promotes population based primary mental health care and disease prevention through direct patient care management and consultation in primary care optimization settings.
• Completes evaluations, consultations, and referrals appropriately. Requests consultation or referral with appropriate physicians, clinics, or other health resources as indicated.
• Communicates, collaborates, and works effectively with clients, families and employees.
• Ensures compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the medical treatment facility. Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
• Assesses patients.
• Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.
• Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
• Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed. Provides relevant and timely information to these groups, and assists with decision-making and process improvement.
• Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.


Minimum Qualifications:

* Education: Masters 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) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

* Experience: Minimum of one year experience in mental health or psychiatric care for adults, individuals, families, couples or group therapy.

* License/Certification: Current, full, active and unrestricted nursing license from any state; Certified as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC).

* Life Support Certification: Possess a current AHA or ARC BLS Healthcare Provider certification.

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

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