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Nurse Practitioner - Pyschiatric - NOAH - Palomino - Scottsdale

at HonorHealth

Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2019-21579
Keywords: nurse, nursing

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-AZ-SCOTTSDALE
    Requisition ID
    01 - Days
    NOAH Clinic - Palomino
    Support Services
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Physical Work Location and New Employee Orientation Location : Address
    3634 N. DRINKWATER
    Work Hours
  • Overview

    HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

    HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.


    Master's Degree (MS,MN or MSN) from a National League or Nursing (NLN) or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCCNE) Required

    1 year Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Required

    Licenses and Certifications
    1. Specialty board certification from approved national certifying agency (American Nurses Credentialing Center-ANCC, National Certification Corporation, or American Association of Nurse Practitioners-AANP)
    2. Nurse Practitioner certification must be aligned with the AZ Board of Nursing scope of practice for nurse practitioners.
    3. Valid AZ NP license with prescriptive authority.
    4. DEA license
    5. Current BLC certification. Required
    Fingerprint clearance card Required


    Job Summary
    The Nurse Practitioner (NP) works collaboratively with members of the healthcare team to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her assigned unit. The practice of the NP emphasizes health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention and the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases. The position is associated with a significant level of autonomy; therefore, the individual must be highly motivated and able to work independently. As an advanced practice nurse (APN) demonstrates leadership as a mentor, educator, researcher and provider. The APN adheres to and functions within the scope of practice defined by the Arizona Board of Nursing and HonorHealth privileges. HonorHealth Nursing practices theory based nursing that is evidenced based utilizing a Shared Governance model for decision-making. Practice focuses on performance standards that act in accordance with HonorHealth initiatives.
    • As a provider, the NP performs comprehensive health histories, perform or request special diagnostic and laboratory tests, interpret test results, perform appropriate physical assessments and develop comprehensive psychiatric treatment plans
    • Provide mental health assessments, diagnosis, and treatment plans in identified areas; lifesaving and support measure in emergency situations; provide medication management for patients; and maintain appropriate health records.
    • Prescribe pharmaceutical therapy consistent with medical evaluation, treatment plan and current standards of practice. Refer clients for more specialized or inpatient interventions as clinical situations dictate.
    • Participate in a team management approach to patient care/treatment; work with the NOAH team and coordinate services that meet the goals and objective of the NOAH program. Maintain appropriate files; develop and follow through on identified treatment plans. Maintain quality care through participation in peer review, policy development and quality improvement programs.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

    It is the policy of HonorHealth to provide equal opportunity in employment. Selection and employment of applicants will be made on the basis of their qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity poster.

    Please review the Equal Employment Opportunity Poster.HonorHealth wants all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us at EmploymentOffice@HonorHealth.com . Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals with disabilities that are unable to use the online tools and is not intended for other purposes.

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