Sutter Health Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Sacramento (Full Time, day/evening) in Sacramento, California

Description

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide care and monitoring of patients with the functional guidance Psychiatric Consult and Liaison Physician. This care includes working closely in formulating the treatment plan and follow up of medication management for patients.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing required

  • Master of Science or Master's Degree in Nursing required

  • Current License as a Register Nurse in the State of California required

  • Current License as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the State of California preferred

  • Current CPR Certification required

  • Valid DEA Certificate required

Experience:

  • Minimum of two years prior experience in hospital acute care nursing of which at least one year is in the area of mental health providing direct patient care to adults, child and adolescent experience preferred.

  • Prior experience in a psychiatric outpatient setting is required.

  • Experience working in a psychiatric multidisciplinary team preferred.

  • Previous experience working as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner preferred.

  • Program coordination or team leading experience is desirable.

Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DSM IV-TR is required.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the de-escalation of agitated, poorly self-controlled individuals.

  • Demonstrated knowledge in the prescribing of psychotropic medication required

  • Knowledge in the area of mental health counseling, to include assessment, interpretation, management and evaluation of patient care.

  • Program development, implementation and evaluation knowledge is preferred.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Center for Psychiatry

Employee Status: Regular

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Day/Evening

Shift Hours: 10 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Other Weekend

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.