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ARNP - Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Lakewood, WA

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MultiCare Health System

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Position Description

Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is seeking a Pediatric Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to care for clients enrolled in outpatient behavioral health services. Join a collegial team based office practice with robust support staff. Provide outpatient psychiatric services to a diverse client panel in a Nurse Practitioner led clinic. Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is a member the MultiCare Behavioral Health Network which is the largest provider of behavioral health services in the state of Washington.

Job Description:

  • Pediatric Psychiatric ARNP - Outpatient Services in Lakewood, WA
  • 32 to 40 hours/week (negotiable), 8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP’s) provide psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and follow-up to clients in an office-based setting. They also provide consultation to mental health clinicians related to medication issues for mutual clients. This position needs to practice flexibly within the multi-disciplinary team.

Knowledge and Skills Needed:

Expert knowledge of medications. Experience in community psychiatry. Expertise with children. Experience with severely and persistently mentally ill consumers. Ability to work well with a multi-disciplinary staff. Basic computer and keyboard skills. Should possess excellent assessment, evaluation, and clinical skills. Experience with behavioral health care accreditation standards is desirable.

Education and/or Experience:

This position requires a WA State Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) license with prescriptive authority, Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) license with schedule 2 – 5 endorsement, and American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or retired certifications in adult, child, or family psychiatry. A minimum of two years’ experience with severely and persistently mentally ill consumers and experience in a community mental health center is preferred. Experience with adults and geriatric clients is required. Experience with co-occurring disorders and/or with children is preferred.

Responsibilities:

• Provides care following established Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner objectives and standards
• Ensures that all safety and infection control practices are followed
• Prescribes and documents medications (including scheduled medications) according to established standards and regulations
• Responds to emergency situations
• Ensures that required documentation is complete and is in compliance with regulations and standards
• Communicates with clients and families regarding treatment and care

Qualifications:

• ARNP Licensure as described in position description
• Two years of experience as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner working with children with severe and persistent mental illness is preferred
• Experience working in an inpatient psychiatric setting is preferred
• Knowledge of major mental illnesses and common psychotropic medications
• Excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills
• Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
• American Nurse Credentialing Center (ANCC) certification
• Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Benefits:

• Medical Insurance
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• Tuition Reimbursement
• 9 Paid Holidays
• Paid Time Off (PTO) starting with 21 days per year
• Employee Assistance Program
• Wellness Program
• 401(K) with Employer Contribution


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