Nurse Practitioner with PMHNP Opening in NKC
- North Kansas City, Missouri
Spencer Reed Healthcare Division is actively reviewing resumes of Nurse Practitioners (ARNP / APRN / NP) that are skilled in the psychiatric and geriatric health care field. We currently have 2 Nurse Practitioner positions available, both direct hire long term career oriented positions.
Our client is a behavioral health organization in North Kansas City and Liberty. Looking to grow their hospitals from 24 beds to 72 here in the next couple of months. They're one of the leading psychiatric / behavioral health organizations in the greater Kansas City area!
The Nurse Practitioner will provide expert knowledge in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care for behavioral health patients. Assists in admissions and providing physical examinations and in the ongoing care of psychiatric patients. The NP acts as an autonomous practitioner providing telephone triage and clinical assessment services to patients presenting with mental health illness/conditions and/or their relatives resulting in a safe and appropriate clinical decision. The NP facilitates the provision of accurate healthcare information, self-care advice and where applicable, referral to the appropriate level and location of care in order to meet the therapeutic requirements of the patient.
Education: Masters Degree in Nursing. Graduate from Nurse Practitioner program.
Experience: 3+ years, previous experience in a psychiatric health-care facility along with Adult/Geriatric treatment emphasis preferred
Licensure: Current Missouri license as an APRN required.
Additional Requirements: CPR certification required. Successful completion of crisis prevention intervention training provided during new employee orientation, including appropriate use of Seclusion and Restraint, during orientation, and prior to assisting in a restraining process
- Ability to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of a wide range of psychosocial, cognitive and/or developmental disorders.
- Basic computer knowledge
9 am - 5 pm
$95,000-$115,000 based on hands-on experience
If interested, or know of someone who is, please contact Morgan Tate at firstname.lastname@example.org or 913-327-2824