Nurse Practitioner Specialty
Job Title: Nurse Practitioner Specialty
Location: Aug Univ CON Augusta Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 220527
Required Qualifications Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university Nurse Practitioner program and two years' experience in professional nursing. Active Advanced Practice Registered Nursing licensure in Georgia; Current certification to practice as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through approval by the Georgia Nursing Board; Qualified to obtain prescriptive authority in the State of Georgia; Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certificationKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities Ability to maintain confidentialityExcellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skillsProficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software/databasesAbility to formulate diagnoses based on examination and interpretation of test resultsAbility to identify deviations from the norms and intervene or make appropriate referralsAbility to complete nursing assessments, develop and implement nursing care plans and revise plans as appropriateCertifications Active Advanced Practice Registered Nursing licensure in Georgia; Current certification to practice as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through approval by the Georgia Nursing Board; Qualified to obtain prescriptive authority in the State of Georgia; Must possess a current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS/BCLS certificationPreferred Qualifications
- Doctor of Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (DNP-PMHNP).
- Experience working as a member of an inter-professional team, collaborating with other professional staff, faculty and students.
Responsibilities The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) is a prepared advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) with specialized, advanced education and clinical competency who will function as independent practitioner by providing integrated mental healthcare in a nurse-managed ambulatory setting. The PMHNP will provide care for diverse populations across the health continuum. In conjunction with the mission of the university, the PMHNP will serve as liaison to the College of Nursing (CON) units and functions and provide leadership and excellence in teaching future health care professionals. The PMHNP will participate in the educational mission of the Institution and will supervise, mentor and provide evaluative feedback to learners from health professions. The PMHNP will demonstrate clinical and institutional leadership and model professional nursing behaviors. The PMHNP will promote scholarly activities in the Nurse-Managed Health Center (NMHC) and maintain clinical scholar competencies. As a clinical scholar, the PMHMP will support clinical research and other scholarly activities.The duties include, but are not limited to:
The PMHNP will provide integrated mental healthcare for patients with mental health, substance use, and co-morbid mental and physical conditions. Provide a range of brief prevention, treatment and recovery services, as well as longer-term treatment and support persons with persistent illnesses. Collaborate with the Health Care Team to enhance the delivery of care to eligible patients in accordance with individual patient needs, using social and behavioral health protocols as general guidance. Prescribe medication for acute and chronic mental illness in accordance with Scope of Practice as allowed by Georgia Nurse Practice Act.Counsels and educates patients and families on health behaviors, self-care skills and treatment options, communicating as needed with the inter-professional team about the comprehensive care plan. Communicating with community referral sources to obtain information relating to patients. Provides information to other care providers about the health care needs of person being discharged. Helps to develop and maintain community and referral relationships.Ensures quality assurance measures are met and maintained in programmatic areas. Participates as member for performance improvement initiatives as needs arise; may assist in staff training, education and mentoring to improve quality care; and assists in the education and preceptoring of students.Collaborates with nursing leadership to identify and deliver ongoing educational programs. May perform direct teaching or provide guidance to others in providing these services; responsible for assuring that education and training content meets professional standards.Perform all other related duties/tasks as assigned.
Shift/Salary Shift: Days/M-F Pay Grade: 25 Salary: $80,202/Annually - $112,283.00/Annually
Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum-midpoint) of the position Recruitment Period: 9/11/2020 - until filledConditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.
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