Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry
Company: Canyon Creek Behavioral Hospital
Posted on: November 21, 2022
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.
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
* 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.
* 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
* 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
* Ensures clinical competence and stays abreast of changes in
medical management by participating in a variety of health care
* 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.
* Challenging and rewarding work environment
* Career development opportunities within UHS and its
* 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
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.
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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
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