Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/27/2016

Laurel Heights Hospital ATLANTA, GA

Company
Laurel Heights Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
203992
AJE Ref #
576108714
Location
ATLANTA, GA
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the
nation s largest and most respected health care
management companies, operating through its subsidiaries
acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and
ambulatory centers nationwide. Universal Health
Services, Inc. (UHS) is the largest facility-based
behavioral health provider in the country, with its
subsidiaries operating 216 behavioral health facilities
in 37 states, Washington, DC, Puerto Rico, the U.S.
Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom. When UHS entered
the behavioral health industry in 1983, we established a
philosophy of caring for patients who need mental health
services with kindness, dignity and respect, while we
provide them with a supportive environment and treatment
to help them heal. The Nurse Practitioner works
autonomously but in collaboration with physicians to
deliver psychiatric care. The Nurse Practitioner s
psychiatric duties include, but are not limited to:
completion of initial psychiatric evaluations,
completion of progress notes, collaboration with the
behavioral team, and providing medication management for
patients admitted to both our residential and acute
hospital programs. If qualified, the Nurse Practitioner
will also provide primary medical care. Duties include,
but are not limited to: completion of admission history
and physical exams, medical consultations, and ordering
of medication, x-rays, EKG s and labs for patients
admitted to both our residential and acute hospital
programs. Laurel Heights asks for the best and gives the
best. You will find our compensation to be competitive.
Come to Laurel Heights if you have a heart for children
and bring your amazing talents to our facility. Apply
today, right now, if this sounds like you. Laurel
Heights Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Requirements:
Current and unencumbered license as a Nurse
Practitioner in the
state of Georgia Must meet the training, education and
experience
requirements to be authorized to practice as a Nurse
Practitioner in
the state of Georgia Must have the authority to
practice as a Nurse
Practitioner in the state of Georgia Must have the
authority to
prescribe as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of
Georgia Must be
certified by a recognized national certifying body
preferred
Master s or Doctoral Degree desirable Must meet
Physician-Nurse
Practitioner restrictive collaborative requirements
specific to
Georgia and supply a copy of all active collaborating
physician
agreements Must have insurance required by state law
for Nurse
Practitioners to practice [and prescribe] in the state
of Georgia, or
be eligible for such insurance requirements to be
satisfied by group
coverage with an employer Previous experience in child
and
psychiatric care preferred. Must have knowledge of
Medicare
reimbursement and coding for all levels of service
Excellent oral
and written communication skills, experienced working in
a
collaborative care team environment and functioning
autonomously with
minimal supervision.