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Nurse Practitioners provide general and preventative care, conduct check-ups, treat illnesses, order tests, and prescribe medication for children and adults. A nurse practitioner helps with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments, and consultations. They work in both inpatient and outpatient situations and can perform independently or as part of a treatment team. Nurse Practitioners perform the important task of educating patients about preventative care and prescribed treatments. They serve as a patient’s primary healthcare provider.

Job Responsibilities:

Providers will perform thorough, complete, and comprehensive patient history and physical exams. This will be in accordance with the format agreed upon by providers and the facility. This is a flexible schedule, hybrid position with onsite/ telemedicine variety. This is an on-call position on scheduled days, and the provider will only be necessary for the medical clearance portion of the patient’s stay at the behavioral health location and will collaborate with psych primary staff.

  • Maintains confidentiality of all patient records
  • Checks in with patients about prognoses
  • Advises patients regarding prescriptions and treatment plans
  • Follows all federal, state, and nursing guidelines, regulations, and standards
  • Analyzes medical records and reports
  • Monitors the effectiveness of interventions
  • Facilitates the patient’s transition within and between health care settings, e.g. admitting, transferring, and discharging patients.
  • Updates patient charts and uploads to software
  • Prescribes appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
  • Works with a team of nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and doctors to provide quality patient care
  • Facilitates staff, patient, and family decision-making by providing educational tools
  • Examines patients, including discussing medical history and symptoms.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Has Nurse Practitioner & Registered Nurse licenses in the state.
  • Has Board certification as a Nurse Practitioner in the specialty preferred.
  • Has National Board certification as a Nurse Practitioner from an accredited agency.
  • Has a Master’s in Nursing required; Doctorate of Nursing preferred.
  • Communicates effectively
  • Collaborates with Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Doctors, and other medical professionals
  • Problem-solves well independently and as part of a team.
  • Develops strong relationships with patients and their families and has a stellar bedside manner
  • Has strong leadership skills
  • Continuously self-regulates professional presentation, especially during emotionally-charged situations
  • Presents informed and available to medical staff during patient rounds or telephonic consultations
  • Partners with others to ensure cohesive teamwork and healthy communication
  • Gives consideration to situations that may produce divisiveness or be received as diminishing others’ roles or authority
  • Considers the employees’ demonstrated strengths and skillset in making patient care assignments

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility document form upon hire.

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