Inpatient Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Rockville, MD
Nov 16, 2019
Dec 30, 2020
Full Time
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County. Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center is just 20 miles outside of the nation's capital. The Washington D.C. metropolitan area offers a great quality of life as it is home to several historic and cultural sites, recreational activities and highly-rated schools.

Adventist HealthCare seeks to hire a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to work on our inpatient adult psychiatric units who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing. If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference. The inpatient psychiatric unit at Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center is a 133-bed unit serving children, adolescents, adults and older adults. The Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for overseeing an adult caseload of an average of 25 patients with a team of psychiatrists.

Work Schedule:

This full-time position will work Monday through Friday. Call requirements may include one weekend call in every 10 weekends (Friday 5:00 PM - Monday 8:00 AM) and one weeknight call per week (5:00 PM - 8:00 AM). Additional weekend or weeknight call paid at contractor rate.

Qualified candidates will possess:
  • Master's degree or higher from a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner program with at least 500 clinical hours accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Experience working in an inpatient environment treating psychotic, mood, and substance abuse disorders preferred.
  • Active registered nurse (RN) license in the state of Maryland
  • Board Certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Ability to work well on a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Excellent skills in maintaining highly confidential information
  • Skilled in compiling clinical documentation in a timely manner
  • Experience working with an electronic medical record preferred

Financial package and benefits:
  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability insurances, flexible spending accounts
  • Paid time off
  • Funds and designated time off for continuing medical education
  • Retirement savings plan with matching

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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