North Memorial Health Care Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) in Robbinsdale, Minnesota

Requisition Number

17-1120

Post Date

6/19/2017

Title

Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)

Department

Mental Health/Addiction PB

Job Group

Advanced Practice

Employment Type

Full Time (Regular)

Hours Per Pay Period

80

Shift

Days

Shift Length

8 Hours

Mandatory Call Requirement

None

Mandatory Wknd Requirement

Occasional Weekends

City

Robbinsdale

State

MN

Description

The Certified Nurse Practitioner (Nurse Practitioner), in collaboration and consultation with physicians, staff RN's and other health care professionals, provides holistic, compassionate care to patients and families. The Nurse Practitioner practices within

the context of collaborative management with a physician(s) in diagnosing, managing, and preventing acute and chronic illness and disease, and promoting wellness. Nurse Practitioners have an advanced nursing practice that includes independent nursing functions

based on nursing standards of care and a role in medical management working within a collaborative agreement with a physician(s). Patient populations may include patients throughout the lifecycle, such as the care of neonates, infants, children, young adults,

adults and older adults and is dependent on the nurse practitioner's area of specialization and the collaborating physicians' practice. The Nurse Practitioner provides leadership by serving as clinical expert, educator and liaison between the patient and the

medical, nursing and interdisciplinary staff with the goal of providing remarkable care.

Requirements

Education

 Master’s or higher degree in Nursing required.

 Certification prior to the Masters’ degree requirement and current practice as a Nurse Practitioner

in their area of specialization or documentation of current competency.

Experience

 Two or more years experience in a Nurse Practitioner role preferred.

 One or more years experience in area of specialization preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Ability to balance prioritize work in a rapidly changing environment.

 Works well independently in addition to being skilled in interdisciplinary collaboration.

 Demonstrates effective written and oral communication.

License Requirement

RN Licensure in the state of MN. Certification as a Nurse Practitioner.

Education

Bachelors degree in Nursing or Allied Health required. Masters degree in Nursing required.

Additional Requirements

Consult Liaison Service or out-patient service