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Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry

Company: Canyon Creek Behavioral Hospital
Location: Temple
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Nurse PractitionerResponsibilities

Canyon Creek Behavioral Health (a UHS facility):

Canyon Creek Behavioral is open and serving the behavioral health needs of adolescents and adults in Temple, Texas and all surrounding areas of Central Texas. Our behavioral health center will provide treatment options for individuals struggling with psychiatric health, chemical dependency and mood disorders such as anxiety and depression. Canyon Creek Behavioral Health is a 102-bed, acute care psychiatric hospital located in the beautiful Central Texas town of Temple, Texas. Canyon Creek features individual units for adolescents, adults, and seniors, and offers inpatient acute care and intensive outpatient programs. We are enthusiastic about providing compassionate health care from our team here at Canyon Creek Behavioral Health.

This opportunity provides the following benefits:

For more information about Canyon Creek Behavioral Health, please visit our website at https://canyoncreekbh.com/.

Universal Health Services (UHS):

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

Qualifications

General Summary.

The Medical Nurse Practitioner at Canyon Creek Behavioral Health will report to the CEO of CCBH. The Nurse Practitioner, shall manage a patient caseload ("ADC). Provider will provide a full scope of specialty services to Employer's patients both inpatient and outpatient at Employer's Facilities. Provider shall perform all duties and services under Employer's general direction, control, and supervision; however, Employer will not impose other employment duties or constraints that require Provider to infringe the ethics of the medical profession, violate any law, or practice outside Provider's scope of practice. With input from and collaboration with the Medical Director and CEO he/she will formulate strategy, implement strategic plans, develop and ensure attainment of operating goals and objectives consistent with the strategic objectives and policies established by Hospital.

Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications).

Requirements:

* Requires Master's Degree in nursing with appropriate Texas licensure as a Nurse Practitioner
* If degree was obtained online and was not through a Hybrid campus online program, must have completed a minimum of 2 years work experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
* Minimum of 2 to 5 years RN clinical experience in setting appropriate to practice
* Maintains and enhances knowledge and skills in current technology and practice to provide care to appropriate population. Maintains current AHA CPR certification.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities.

Patient Care:

* Assesses, diagnoses, and treats patients in the clinic setting and/or acute care setting according to the scope of practice outlined by the Board of Nursing, approved protocols, national standards of practice, as adopted from time to time by Employer and as required by law.
* Provide call coverage for CCBH in accordance with Employer's call coverage schedule

Documentation:
* Ensures timely and accurate documentation of patient status and patient care activities including treatments, procedures and medications prescribed. Uphold Employer's policies and procedures including but not limited to timely completion of practice-based medical records.

Continuing Education:

* Ensures clinical competence and stays abreast of changes in medical management by participating in a variety of health care education activities.



Patient Education:

* Provides patients/families with education related to the disease process, health, and wellness.
* Serves as a resource for community agencies as appropriate by participating in marketing/ public relations of his/ her duties such as speaking engagements, newspaper interviews as required by Employer as needed.

Benefits Highlights:

* Challenging and rewarding work environment
* Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
* Competitive Compensation
* Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
* 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
* Generous Paid Time Off
* Free Basic Life Insurance
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Student Loan Forgiveness Program

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice

At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.




Keywords: Canyon Creek Behavioral Hospital, Temple , Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry, Healthcare , Temple, Texas

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