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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Vitalcore Health Strategies
Location: Pascagoula
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Join the VitalCore Team in Mississippi! We're people fueled by passion, not by profit! VitalCore Health Strategies (VCHS), an industry leader in Correctional Health Care, has an opening for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Jackson County Adult Detention Center in Pascagoula, Mississippi for Part-Time!At VitalCore we pride ourselves on retaining and acquiring compassionate, ethical individuals who are committed to providing quality services. Join our team and experience first-hand how VitalCore Health Strategies promotes a positive work environment that is based on respect and appreciation of the hard work and dedication of our staff.PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER BENEFITS PACKAGE INCLUDED BUT NOT LIMITED TO:Holiday Pay: New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas DayMedicalDentalVisionHealth Savings AccountLife InsuranceShort Term/Long Term DisabilityIdentity Theft ProtectionPet InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program and Discount Center401K & Plan MatchingPTOAnnual Incentive BonusDependent Care Flexible Spending AccountPSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER SCHEDULEPart-TimePSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER POSITION SUMMARYThe Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive psychiatric care to a diverse patient population. This role requires a compassionate, resilient, and highly skilled professional who can navigate unique challenges to deliver exceptional mental health support. They will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team, including psychiatrists, psychologists, medical doctors, and correctional staff, to develop and implement individualized treatment plans that address the complex mental health needs of the patient population.PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSProvides consultations and assessments to manage and stabilize emergent problems.Provides consultation and follow-up to behavioral health staff to ascertain the need for psychotropic medication.Reviews treatment plans for patients housed on behavioral health observation units and patients receiving medication.Participates in case conferences and treatment planning for patients receiving and being considered forbehavioral health treatment.Provides behavioral health evaluations, assessments, and follow-up care.Participates in collaborative consultation with behavioral health staff regarding patient diagnosis and treatment.Participates in various treatment modalities as required by the behavioral health service.Participates in behavioral health and medical rounds as assigned.Assigns tasks to team members as needed.Conducts group sessions on behavioral health observation units including medication compliance groups.Performs other duties as assigned by Supervising Psychiatrist.Maintains all required credentials including CPR certification.Attends training and meetings as required.PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSMust be a licensed Nurse Practitioner in the State of employment.Must demonstrate clinical competence and leadership abilities such as decision-making, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills.Minimum one year of clinical nursing practice in a behavioral health setting, correctional experience is preferred.VitalCore Health Strategies is an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive workplace in which all employees have an opportunity to participate and contribute to the success of the business and are valued for their skills, experience, and unique perspectives.#indmississippi #ZRby Jobble

Keywords: Vitalcore Health Strategies, Biloxi , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Pascagoula, Mississippi

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